ETF Investing

How to Capitalize on Higher Bond Prices, Lower Yields

Ignore the buzz about the bond market bubble bursting, and take a look at high-performing ETFs like TLT, UBT and TMF. Read Article

Buy ‘Aristocrat’ Funds for the Quality, Not the Dividend Yield

Dividend funds centered around serial payout improvers are about harnessing quality, not headline dividend yield. Read Article

What to Buy, What to Sell to Brace Yourself for a Correction

As small-cap stocks, commodities and large-cap stocks start to tumble, investors should set up their ETF stocks to brace their portfolios. Read Article

4 Comeback ETFs to Buy for Q4

Energy commodities and precious metals have been hit hard, but are showing new signs of life, making these the best ETFs to buy for Q4. Read Article

Buy Safer ETFs When Canaries Stop Singing

Here are moves ETF investors should make when commodities, emerging markets, high-yield bonds and small-cap U.S. stocks aren't chirping. Read Article

Ignore the Selloff and Invest in International Markets in Q4

Emerging markets are scary right now, but that is precisely what makes them an attractive buy at current prices. Read Article

Heed the Warning Signs From High-Yield Bonds

Investors should take note of the high-yield bond market downtrends as high-yield bonds can be accurate predictors of stock behavior. Read Article

Socially Responsible Investing (SRI): There’s Nothing ‘Responsible’ About It

Think you're doing right by the disabled by investing in SRI funds like Barclays' Return on Disability ETN (RODI)? Nope! You're just paying Barclays. Read Article

4 ETFs to Expose Your Portfolio to Emerging Markets

If investors want to foster long-term growth in their portfolios from emerging market stocks, ETFs are the best additions to make. Read Article

Japanese Stocks: The Star of the Second Half (EWJ, DXJ)

After a terrible first half, Japanese stocks are clobbering U.S. equities -- and have more room to run. Read Article

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