ETF Investing

3 ETFs to Play the Apple Dividend Increase (TDIV, IYW, JKE)

By last year, Apple's dividend jumped to 52 cents a share, representing annualized growth of 63% in three years. Read Article

The Performance of Active Managers Keeps Getting Worse

John Bogle once quipped that if the data doesn't prove indexing wins, well, the data is wrong. This chart proves Bogle was indeed correct on both points Read Article

XLF: The Fun Is Just Getting Started in This Financial Stocks ETF

The financial stocks have been disappointing so far this year, but with earnings coming up, XLF has a great opportunity to bounce back. Read Article

3 Must-Have ETFs to Play Chinese Stocks

Despite recent difficulties, Chinese stocks still have a bright future. MCHI, ASHR and CHIQ are three ETFs that will let you play the nation for the long-term. Read Article

CEF Discounts Narrow and Attractiveness Wanes

Closed-end funds (CEFs) always have a way of being late to the party, both on the upside and downside. Here is why patience is rewarded with CEF investing Read Article

3 High-Yield ETFs That Must Be on Your Radar

It's difficult to navigate the landscape of high-yield ETFs in today's market, but HYG, AMLP and REM could be worth the risk. Here's why. Read Article

PowerShares QQQ Trust: The Nasdaq ETF Is More Than Just Tech

Investors have diminished expectations the year; yet, the Nasdaq 100 ETF, QQQ, has plenty of steady growers to offset the impact. Read Article

How the Globe’s Dullest Sector is Effortlessly Beating the S&P 500

The utilities sector is the antithesis of high-flying tech stocks, however they are beating the S&P 500 by a wide margin. Here's why to hold utility stocks Read Article

3 Bond ETFs With High Yield That Are Worth the Risk

There are plenty of choices for bond etfs to buy that have a high yield, you just have to know where to look. Read Article

The 3 Best ETFs for Success in Q2 – FNDE SPHD XLE

These are the three best ETFs to use as all-weather plays to mitigate any increases in volatility and succeed in the second quarter. Read Article

Pacer TrendPilot 750 ETF: The Double-Edged Sword of Trend-Following ETFs (PTLC)

You can't say that Pacer Financial's PTLC ETF doesn't work, it does ... it just doesn't take advantage of bullish/bearish trends so much as react to them. Read Article

3 High-Yield Junk Bonds That AREN’T Junk

Junk bonds may have bottomed out, offering a chance to get into ETFs like JNK, HYLD and HYG at a reasonable price. Read Article

3 ETFs to Guard Against a Bear Market

If a bear market does take over, these are three ETFs to buy that will help you weather the down times. Read Article

Are U.S. Stocks Really The Only Game In Town?

The S&P 500 notched an all-time record high of 2130 on May 21, 2015. Since then, its suffered two faith-rattling slumps. But suppose that's good news? Read Article

SPDR S&P Biotech (ETF) (XBI) – The Best Biotech Investment Now

The best biotech stocks are hard to identify, but the XBI ETF allows investors to make a diversified but aggressive bet on small, high-growth biotech stocks. Read Article

Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF) – Where Will XLE Go?

Energy stocks are falling amid widespread profit taking. Opportunity knocks for XLE bulls and bears alike. Here's how to profit. Read Article

3 iShares ETFs You Didn’t Know You Couldn’t Live Without (EEMV, HDV, VLUE)

iShares has superior ETF brand recognition. Still, with almost 330 funds available in the U.S., it can be easy to overlook some iShares ETFs, like VLUE, EEMV and HDV. Read Article

3 Mexican Stocks to Have a Fiesta With

Nothing can stop Mexican stocks from dominating the markets, giving return-starved investors something to cheer about. Read Article

Leveraging Our Play on TIPS

For those that follow Treasury bond fluctuations, it's been hard not to notice the persistent under performance in TIPS. Here's why a turnaround is coming Read Article

The Federal Reserve’s Path: Four Hikes, Two Hikes, Zero Hikes, QE4

Three months ago, the Federal Reserve anticipated raising overnight lending rates four times in 2016. Now they are projecting just two hikes. So which is it? Read Article