ETF Investing

3 Way to Take Advantage of a Declining Yen

Weakening Japanese growth prospects and an aggressive Bank of Japan should lead to a weaker yen. Here are three ways to play. Read Article

4 Biggest Trends in 2014 Investing

Commodities, healthcare stocks, long-term bonds and Russian stocks were four of the biggest investing themes of 2014. Read Article

Chinese Stocks Set to Crash, Not the ETFs

Chinese stocks look set to crash based on the Shanghai Composite, but the Hang Seng and popular China ETFs don't look frothy at all. Read Article

4 Dominant ETFs to Buy

While outperformance will come and go in the ETF world according to market cycles, these funds have shown to be consistent alternatives with established track records. Read Article

Chinese Small Caps: HAO Is Good, But Not Good Enough

The small caps HAO ETF offers broad access to Chinese companies, but investors looking for high yields can do better by playing individual stocks Read Article

Why You Should Use Currency Hedging Via ETFs

Despite the fact that foreign exchange is the world’s largest marketplace, many retail investors are blissfully unaware that their stock holdings actually are at the mercy of this marketplace. Here's how to beat your competition. Read Article

Chinese Stocks: Short-Term Buy, Long-Term Sell

China's slowing birthrate means Beijing will soon face a shortage of workers to feed its economy, making Chinese stocks a long-term sell. Read Article

4 Smart Beta ETFs That Stand Out From the Crowd

While this year found many fundamental or “smart beta” ETFs at parity with their passive benchmarks, these four select ETFs are worth the added layer of sophistication. Read Article

What To Do If Bond Yields Fall Rather Than Rise

The conventional wisdom is that bond yields have to rise, but not all experts agree, and that could make some bond ETFs a good place to be. Read Article

Your Buy List of Energy Stocks and ETFs

This is a great chance to pick up some forever holds on some energy stocks and ETFs, and a time to avoid others. Read Article

3 Best ETFs for Small-Cap Growth

These best ETFs for small-cap growth might have a place in the portfolio of the conservative investor, the aggressive investor, and the all-around investor. Read Article

What To Know Before You Sideline Your Capital

The gains in 2014 have been solid across the board for stocks and bonds with the exception of some errant sectors that have been misplaced. Read Article

Buy Into HDLV for High Performance

The hybrid income vehicle Etracs Monthly Pay 2x Leveraged U.S. High Dividend Low Volatility ETN (HDLV) will be a solid performer for many months. Read Article

Here’s What to Expect for Volatility

A close through the upper band should signal a new long position once volatility starts to escalate, which is likely to happen during Thanksgiving week. Read Article

5 Reasons to Buy MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) in 2015

The iShares emerging-markets ETF has underperformed, but is a bargain buy in 2015 as growth slows elsewhere and U.S. stocks look pricey. Read Article

3 Ways to Play Lower China Interest Rates

The People's Bank of China just announced lower China interest rates. Investors should buy into material ETFs that will ride the lower rates. Read Article

The 5 Best ETFs for Investors and Traders

If you want to maximize exposure to big trends moving the market, forget stocks. These are five of the best ETFs to buy to make broader bets. Read Article

3 Best Consumer Discretionary Funds to Buy Now

If you are looking for Santa Claus to bring consumer cheer for 2015, here are three of the best consumer discretionary funds to buy now. Read Article

Eaton Vance’s New ETMFs – Game Changer, Or Just Another Game?

A new product by Eaton Vance called "exchange-traded mutual funds," or ETMFs, have their perks. However, most investors should stick to vanilla ETFs. Read Article

3 Best ETFs for Mid-Cap Value

In the universe of ETFs, the mid-cap value category offers many choices for investors. These three selections are the ones you might want to consider. Read Article