ETF Investing

GLD: All the Reasons You Need to Avoid Gold, Gold Stocks

Gold and gold stocks continue to attract interest, but fundamentals and technicals both indicate that ETFs such as GLD and GDX should be avoided for now. Read Article

V Stock – Visa Ranks as a Top Analyst Pick

A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Visa Inc (NYSE:V) is the second broker pick, on average, out of the 30 stocks making up the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Read Article

3 Reasons Not to Invest in UUP

Chasing the U.S. dollar's strong performance seems like a sure thing, but there are plenty of reasons to steer clear of it. Read Article

3 Stocks Lead to Big Outflow for IVV (GE, JPM, CVX)

iShares S&P 500 Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:IVV) recently experienced an approximate $338.1 million dollar outflow. Read Article

Put Stock Buybacks in Your Pocket With TTFS

The TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF (NYSEARCA:TTFS) is growing in popularity as stock buybacks continue to propel TTFS forward. Read Article

What Do Utility and Energy Stocks Show About the Market?

Based on this divergence between those sectors that tend to do well during economic expansions and those that tend to under-perform -- namely utilities -- we anticipate more bullishness to come. Read Article

4 ETFs to Play the Nasdaq for Solid Returns

The Nasdaq remains a good way to get exposure to growth companies, which can provide nice long-term returns, and here are four ETFs to play the index. Read Article

UWTI: Crude Oil Fund Among Top Trades on the Market

Massive daily volume in the VelocityShares 3x Long Crude Oil ETN (UWTI) suggests market sentiment is picking up for crude oil. Read Article

BorgWarner Stock – BWA Surpasses MHK in S&P 500

BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) has taken over the #17 spot from Mohawk Industries, Inc. (NYSE:MHK), according to ETF Channel. Read Article

Here’s What KO, PM, WBA Are Doing in XLP

One standout ETF is the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR (ETF) (NYSEARCA:XLP). Read Article

5 Low-Cost Index Funds Fit for a King

Warren Buffett just gave LeBron James "the usual" in investing advice: Buy low-cost index funds. We look at some of the best cheap funds on the market. Read Article

XBI – Your Best ETF to Buy Now

The XBI biotech ETF is your best way to tap into the growth of healthcare and the stability of a good, cheap exchange traded fund. Read Article

XLK: Ride Tech Stocks Even Higher Into the Sky

Expect large-cap tech stocks to outperform the rest of the U.S. equity market for the foreseeable future, and use XLK to play that trend. Read Article

Where Does AT&T Rank in the Dow, S&P 500?

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) makes up 13.88% of the iShares Global Telecom ETF (NYSEARCA:IXP) which is trading higher by about 0.2% on the day today. Read Article

The Case for QQQ Now

The QQQ ETF is one of the best funds for the late phase of the business cycle and for the final leg of a bull market. Read Article

2 Brand New Bond ETFs Debuting This Week!

While there are also a variety of interest-rate hedged ETFs and other exotic strategies, these funds will still strive to relay a balanced and appropriate mix of assets for income investors to savor. Read Article

As Europe Slowly Heals, European Stocks Set to Outperform

Thanks to valuation and a slightly better outlook for the eurozone, European stocks are off to a good start this year with more to come. Read Article

3 Best ETFs for 2015’s Biggest Economic Trends

ETFs make it easy for investors to playing into this year's economic trends. Here are three of the best ETFs to buy today. Read Article

3 Best Funds for Tapping Basic Materials

With many of the best funds in the sector up more than 5% for the year, the basic materials sector is a leader in 2015 and that momentum may continue for the future. Read Article

Stick to Long-Term U.S. Treasuries

The two primary asset classes stateside -- U.S. stocks and U.S. bonds -- are extremely overvalued Read Article