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How Long Will Equity Income ETFs Remain Strong?

Income ETFs focusing on sectors like utilities and real estate have boomed amid low interest rates, but how much longer can the parade last? More 

5 Rock-Solid Stocks to Buy on a Pullback

The market has taken a hit recently, but that only makes these companies attractive stocks to buy on the pullback. More 

3 (More) Mistakes to Avoid With Your ETF Portfolio

The ETF universe has expanded in a number of ways, and some new potholes have opened up as a result. Use these tips to keep your portfolio rolling. More 

How to Prepare Your Portfolio for a Bear Market

When you're expecting a bear market, don't just jump from stocks to cash. There's a better way to prepare portfolio. More 

XLU – Triple Your Dividends With Naked Puts

If you're looking to squeeze more dividends out of the income-happy XLU, consider naked puts on the ETF. More 

The Hidden Dangers of Defensive Stocks

Defensive stocks - including dividend ETFs, low volatility ETFs, and the consumer staples and utilities sectors - are highly vulnerable to rising bond yields at this stage of the cycle. More 

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. More