ETF Investing

Preparing Your ETF Portfolio For Increased Volatility

With U.S. stocks signaling a bearish turn, investors would be wise to put faith in long-dated U.S. bond ETFs such as BLV and EDV. Read Article

How to Be Prepared for the Next Volatility Wave

Preparedness for volatility can help investors take advantage of good trading opportunities when the right conditions hit the market. Read Article

Are These Top Dividend ETFs Safe to Buy?

Dividend ETFs with high yields can be great additions to your portfolio, but make sure they aren't playing in toxic securities. Read Article

Large-Cap Stocks Are Fueling the Market’s Momentum

Stocks trends reveal that large-cap stocks are carrying the market rally whereas mid-cap stocks and small-cap stocks are not participating. Read Article

XLF: Rising Yields Should Shine on the Financial Sector

Here are two ways to trade the financial sector via the XLF right now: one for market bulls, and one for the ... less optimistic. Read Article

50 Blue-Chip Stocks That Should Make Shareholders Mad

Some stocks don’t outperform a group of peers over time. Investors would be better off owning the sector ETF instead of the individual stock. Read Article

Is There Value in These 3 Beaten-Up ETFs?

It's good to look toward down-on-their-luck ETFs for contrarian plays, but some funds are beaten for a reason. Read Article

Your Market Crash Checklist

Market crashes can make you do stupid things. Check out our portfolio protection plan to keep you safe during a crash. Read Article

3 Ways You Can Use ETFs to Cover Your Butt

Worried about additional volatility and a drop-off in the coming months? Look to these strategies (and ETFs) for help. Read Article

Bond ETFs – Buy the Long End of the Bond Curve

A possible correction is worrying investors, who should buy bond ETFs as long maturity bonds tend to rise in a corrective stock phase. Read Article

3 Tips to Prepare ETF Investors for a Correction

Let others hypothesize about the “inevitable market crash.” Here are ways to use ETF investing to prepare for a near-term correction. Read Article

No, You SHOULDN’T Buy Alibaba Through an IPO ETF

Funds like the Renaissance IPO ETF aren't bad investments, but don't use them if you simply want access to one hot deal like the Alibaba IPO. Read Article

Don’t Bail out of Europe Quite Yet (VGK, HEDJ)

Europe stocks and ETFs aren't reacting well to ECB stimulus measures, but a snap-back might be in order for funds like VGK or HEDJ. Read Article

Emerging-Market ETFs Are on an Upswing

Recent trendlines suggest a potential shift in the global economy. Emerging-market ETFs could certainly take the lead over the U.S. Read Article

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