ETF Investing

SDOG – Dividend Dogs Are an Income Hunter’s Best Friend

The ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG) twists an old market theory to produce superior sector balance and better-than-average yield. Read Article

3 ETFs to Play the Escalating Ukraine Crisis

The Ukraine Crisis is getting serious in a hurry. Here are three ETFs that will let you protect your portfolio and even come out ahead. Read Article

3 ‘Quality’ Dividend ETFs to Buy Today

"Quality" dividend ETFs aren't about the headline yield -- they're about finding the best dividend stocks that'll deliver the best risk-adjusted returns. Read Article

Buying a Better Index Than the S&P 500

The S&P 500 is considered the mother of all indices. But find out why it's not as good as it seems, and which index is actually the best. Read Article

This Unique Dividend ETF Is Quietly Killing the Competition

The Global X Super Dividend U.S. ETF (DIV) is an intriguing income holding now, and over time, the dividend ETF could be worthy of a core portfolio slot. Read Article

French Government Collapses, French Stocks Rally. What Gives?

French stocks have been quietly rallying throughout August, even as the French government collapses. What's next for the EWQ? Read Article

5 Worst ETFs Right Now

Find out why these five exchange-traded funds are some of the worst ETFs out there. Avoid them at all costs. Read Article

5 Best ETFs to Buy Right Now

If you want to beat the market, check out these five best ETFs across several different investment flavors. Read Article

Don’t Mourn the Death of iShares’ Target-Date Funds

iShares is shutting down its target-date funds, but those types of funds aren't for savvy ETF investors, anyway. Retirement planners should look at these funds instead. Read Article

3 ETFs to Play a Rebound in Oil Prices

West Texas and Brent crude oil prices are at multimonth lows, but oil has proved its tenacity over the years. Get into one of these 3 energy ETFs before prices rebound. Read Article

Will Chinese Stocks Outperform for the Rest of the Year?

Chinese stocks have more than tripled the performance of U.S. stocks over the past three months. Here are three reasons the boom times could continue. Read Article

Broaden Your Dividend Map With IDV

For true income diversification, you want good exposure to solid international dividend stocks -- and the IDV ETF give you just that. Read Article

3 Dividend ETFs for Income AND Growth

Don't settle. If you're looking for dividend income, make sure your dividend ETF provides yield and quality companies. Read Article

Has the QQQ Reached a Tipping Point?

After Monday’s bullish burst, the QQQ ETF looks like a trade worth chasing. There are a few things would-be investors need to know first, though. Read Article

Which International ETF Is Right for You?

Choosing which international ETF that's right for you depends on your objectives. Here are five good ones to help you make your decision. Read Article

Why Is the SPY Overreacting to the Selloff?

The SPY ETF still is the most popular way to get S&P 500 exposure, but its recent movement says a lot about who's actually buying it. Read Article

Yes, It Really Is Time to Buy Gold Mining Stocks Like GDX and GDXJ

After a painful drubbing in 2012 and 2013, gold prices show a glimmer of hope, and that's great news for gold mining stocks. Read Article

Just Walk Away From Credit-Default Swap ETFs

Retail investors now have the ability to bet on credit-default swaps (CDSes) via ETFs ... but it doesn't mean they should. Read Article

It’s Not Too Late to Ride the Rally in China Stocks

Additional easing, insulation from geopolitical instability and bargain prices should keep fueling China stocks through year-end. Read Article

5 Days of Fearful Trading Provide ETF Insights

High-performing and consistent ETFs suggest that U.S. economic growth could be slowing for now and that great potential for bargains still lie in Asian stocks. Read Article