ETF Investing

Best Stocks for 2015: What We Can Learn From IEZ

At the beginning of the year, IEZ was all set to ride the oil recovery to hefty gains. Only one problem ... oil didn't recover. Read Article

3 Charts That Tell Us About the Stock Market in October

The economy continues to struggle, employment is still weak, and markets are vulnerable. Here's how we're going to position our portfolio Read Article

TIPS: The Ultimate Hedge No One Thinks About

TIPS ETFs can provide superior protection against a sudden surge in inflation compared to most stocks. Read Article

The 4 Best ETFs to Hunker Down With for the Winter

With things getting dicey in the markets, investors should consider these best ETFs to put their portfolios into defense mode. Read Article

5 Charts Show Employment and Housing are Weaker Than You Think

These charts on both the employment and housing data will show you both sectors are still very sick. Here's what to do for the near term Read Article

Resilient Consumer? These 4 Charts Say “No”

Concerned investors punished foreign stocks and emerging market equities in May. Blame an economy in decline that continues to struggle Read Article

The 3 Best Technology ETFs to Buy Now

The Nasdaq is in the red for 2015 but that opens the door for opportunistic investors to look at the best technology ETFs to buy on the dip. Read Article

Always Win With Wall Street: 3 Asset Managers to Buy

"The house always wins." That's certainly true for the stocks of these 3 asset managers. More importantly, they'll keep winning. Read Article

This ETF Will Tell You A Lot About Inflation Expectations

Inflation is a scary word as it generally presages rising interest rates. This fixed income ETF is a gauge of inflation pressure Read Article

7 Vanguard ETFs to Build a Total Portfolio

These seven inexpensive Vanguard ETFs will let you build a full portfolio or just plug in some holes -- both on the cheap. Read Article

DXJ: Should You Consider Hedged Japanese Stocks?

With the flood of cheap yen pouring into the Japan stock market, DXJ is an interesting play. Read Article

How Would Your Portfolio Do in a 50% Market Decline?

Prudent investing dictates investors have a balanced portfolio to weather market storms. Here's what happens when that balance is unsound Read Article

What’s Next for European Currency Hedging?

Think European stocks and currency hedging are dead? Actually, now may be the best time to buy into ETFs like HEDJ. Read Article

Why the S&P 500 Is Likely To Revisit This Correction Low

The Fed's decision to leave interest rates should've vaulted the market higher. It's time to get concerned over the next drop in the S&P 500 Read Article

3 Investments to Make While Living In the Economic Twilight Zone

Recent strong economic news belies the belief that in reality the economy is not doing very well. Here are 3 investments we've made to get through Read Article

3 “No Hike” Dividend ETFs to Buy

These dividend ETFs that have been stymied by Federal Reserve speculation this year could benefit from the "no hike" decision. Read Article

What You Need To Know About Rising Rate ETFs

What is viewed as an inevitable rise in interest rates presents an opportunity for investors to use ETFs to hedge that bet. Read Article

Is There Such a Thing as a ‘Fed-Proof’ ETF?

As investor concern grows ahead of the Fed's rate hike decision, the search for a Fed-proof ETF becomes more urgent. Read Article

The $51 Portfolio: 5 Cheap Index Funds to Buy

A few dollars in fees today can add up to tens of thousands of dollars tomorrow. Save your returns with this sub-$100 portfolio of index funds. Read Article

Should You Invest in Market Neutral ETFs?

I was recently asked by a reader named M.M. about the benefits of investing in market neutral funds. Choosing among these ETFs is tricky, but here are tips on how to invest. Read Article