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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 

XLU: My Top Summer ETF Pick

Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) is a good place to park trading gains. More