ETF Investing

3 ETFs to Tune Into Amazon and Netflix Stock

The market turmoil in August decimated a number of stocks' YTD gains, but both Amazon and Netflix stock are turning the pages on their growth stories. Investors looking to access either Amazon stock or Netflix stock via exchange-traded funds have ample options, but those looking to find both stocks under the umbrella of one ETF should focus on the following funds. Read Article

International ETFs: 2 To Buy, 2 To Avoid

Beware the contrarian allure! Most international ETFs are trading well below this year's highs, but not all dips are buying opportunities. Read Article

Should You Still Invest in the BRICs?

All of the BRIC countries have been hit hard in the summer volatility. But is it time to abandon the BRICs altogether? Read Article

Love Emerging Markets But Fear China? No Problem! (XCEM)

The new XCEM ETF helps elimate Chinese stocks from your portfolio. But should you bite on the new ETF? Read Article

4 Ways to Hit the Market’s Seasonal Sweet Spot

Retail stocks are frequent winners from September through November. These holdings in particular should see you through Thanksgiving. Read Article

Brazil’s Crises Shows the News Is Always Worst At The Bottom (EWZ)

An old saying on Wall Street that I will paraphrase is that the news is always 'best at the top and worst at the bottom'. Today's situation in Brazil proves the point. Read Article

The Single Most Important Factor In Selecting An ETF

After researching a reader question, I came up with the single most important factor to consider when looking at ETF investment ideas. It's as simple as this... Read Article

3 Ways to Grab a Bite of Apple Stock (AAPL)

Investors looking to mitigate some of the risk that comes along with single ownership can turn to a plethora of exchange-traded funds that feature solid weights to Apple stock. Read Article

Turning a Bad ETF Investment Into Good

Do good performing investments always start out good? The short answer is not necessarily. At times the key to successful investing is the long-term view. Here's an example. Read Article

3 Best ETFs to Add European Stocks for Retirement

Don't just focus on the U.S. European stocks offer plenty of portfolio benefits. Here are the three best ETFs for retirement investors. Read Article

4 Signs Your Portfolio Isn’t Ready for a Bear Market

In case you didn’t get the memo, global stocks are now in correction mode. Taking just a few extra cautious steps can save you money and headaches. Here's how to start... Read Article

How to Play the Market’s Worst Month for U.S. Stocks With ETFs

August was a brutal month for stocks, but now the door is open for bargain hunting with ETFs. Read Article

2 “Concentrated” Ways to Own Value Stocks

These two concentrated value ETFs use outside-the-box approaches to put the power of value stocks to work for investors. Read Article

Energy Stocks: Why XLE Is the Right Fit Right Now

If you're looking for the best play in energy stocks right now, the large, broad Energy SPDR (XLE) might be your best play. Read Article

A Winner in Energy Stocks: Take a Crack at This ETF

Low crude oil prices persisting, the new CRAK ETF could be one of the best buys among energy stocks for investors. Read Article

Are Depressed Gold Prices an Opportunity in Gold Stocks?

Gold prices failed to rally last week, pressuring several gold stocks. However, not all precious metal investments are attractively priced. Read Article

The Best Way to Buy Biotech Stocks: A Heated Debate

Among ETFs that hold biotech stocks, XBI looks like a winner, holding the advantages of equal-weighting and exposure to some potential highfliers. Read Article

3 Best ETFs to Fight a Fraidy-Cat Market

Some of the best ETFs to buy today are the ones that will protect your portfolio in volatile times. Here are three top picks. Read Article

The 3 Best ETFs to Buy on Future Dips

Market corrections can be an opportune time to enter into positions. We highlight three of the best ETFs to buy now or on future dips. Read Article

Here’s the Best Way to Buy Chinese Stocks

Bigger is not always better and this China ETF proves as much. In fact, it might be the best way for investors to access Chinese stocks. Read Article