ETF Investing

Athena High Dividend ETF – An Unusual Path to Quality Income

The Athena High Dividend ETF (DIVI) is the appealing result of AdvisorShares' move to put an unorthodox fund manager to work on dividend stocks. Read Article

8 ETFs to Take Advantage of a Fed Stimulus Pullback

Interest rates could find renewed life, and if so, you'll want to be in the right position to profit. Try one or more of these ETFs. Read Article

Invest Like a Billionaire With the iBillionaire ETF

Investing like a billionaire just got a lot easier with the launching of the iBillionaire ETF (IBLN). Read Article

Watch Industrials, XLI for Signs of a Correction

Industrials have underperformed in July, and the XLI has broken a key trendline. Is the downturn a sign of things to come for the rest of the market? Read Article

5 Schwab ETFs – Premium Products, or Generic Also-Rans?

Should you consider buying Schwab ETFs? How do their offerings match up against some of the more established ETF shops? Read Article

Can We Trust Silver’s Leadership Over Gold?

The iShares Silver Trust (SLV) has outpaced the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) since early June. Do we take the hint? Read Article

Russian Stocks – Should You Buy? (And If So, How?)

Is now a buying opportunity in Russia? And if you do want to pull the trigger, which funds are best for getting exposure to Russian stocks? Read Article

3 Ways to Play Healthcare’s Hot Stocks

Broad plays on healthcare stocks have done well historically, but investors can get some significant juice out of more targeted plays. Read Article

Nuclear Energy – Buy This ETF as Japan Comes Back Online

Japan appears to be close to rejoining the world of nuclear energy, and that could open up a deep-value play. Read Article

Grab These 3 Sector ETFs for the Coming Recession

The U.S. is about to slip into another recession -- be ready for the stock market decline with these three defensive ETFs. Read Article

Don’t Sweat a Lack of ETF ‘Outperformance’

A recent article on ETF.com lamented the lack of alpha among ETF offerings ... but I think the author missed the point of exchange-traded vehicles. Read Article

Gold Prices Poised to Continue Their Breakdown

Gold prices got the rug pulled our from underneath them on Monday, and history says they're on the verge of an even bigger dip. Read Article

Women in Leadership Fund? Great Cause, But Iffy Motives (WIL)

The new Barclays Women in Leadership ETN (WIL) should serve as a warning for investors looking at specialized funds. Read Article

Here’s Why China and India ETF Investments Will Soar

China ETFs and India ETF investments have had a big run since May. And given trouble in developed markets lately, both are still big buys. Read Article

Left for Dead, Emerging Markets Are Having a Great 2014 (EEM)

After being written off in 2013, emerging markets and the EEM ETF are quietly having a terrific year, outperforming indices from Germany to Japan. Read Article

The 7 Best ETFs for a Set-and-Forget Portfolio

Worried about volatility rearing its ugly head? Then make sure your portfolio includes some of these best ETFs for all seasons. Read Article

The Preferred Defensive Sector – Utilities, Not Consumer Staples

While some investors might be expecting consumer staples to rebound and become the preferred defensive sector of choice, utilities still look like the top dog. Read Article

Is the Sun Fading on ETFs? – Morning Linkfest (July 7)

This morning's InvestorPlace linkfest is all about ETFs: Why they're good, why they're not and what you should do with them. Read Article

Be Wary of These 3 New MLP ETFs

Master Limited Partnerships are hot, but should you buy the new MLP ETFs hitting the market? Read Article

The Income Investor’s Guide to REIT ETFs

Real estate investment trusts and REIT ETFs have come a long way from the drubbing they experienced this time last year. Here are some of the big names you should know. Read Article