3 Ways ETF Investors Can Approach an Erratic Stock Market

The market has become topsy-turvy, with buy and sell signals opposite of 2013's. ETF investors can take these 3 approaches for the new reality Read More

SOCL Could Get Unfriendly For Investors

SOCL managed to gain 50% in the past month, but it has been a very bumpy ride for investors. Here's why you might want to avoid the ETF for now. Read More

Why ETFs Are Winning the Fund War

Eight funds -- with various balance requirements, loads, fees, and provider platforms -- that all track the same index? Pass. I'll take the ETF, every time. Read More

Your Menu of Actively Managed ETFs Is About to Get Even Better

Pimco is opening the floodgates on a series of new actively managed funds, and that bodes well for ETF investors. Read More

Are Consumer ETFs Going The Way Of The VCR?

Consumers represent two-thirds or more of GDP growth in the US economy. With anemic growth ahead of us, it's safe to ask if consumer ETFs are bad investments Read More

3 Mutual Funds for an International Flavor

While many global markets are getting shellacked, these international mutual funds are worth a look thanks to excellent management. Read More

Investor Beware: Fund Names Don’t Tell the Whole Story

You wouldn't buy a car without test-driving it, so don't invest in a fund without checking under the hood. Read More

3 Sector ETFs Ride The “Risk-Off” Train

ETF investors are watching as the markets start to swoon, focusing in particular in segments in the economy. Find out which ones are holding up for now Read More

Should Buy and Hold Investing Be Scrapped?

Timing is everything, and in this market that may hold true even more. Find out what trends are happening now that may alter your investment philosophy Read More

5 Top Mutual Funds to Own From Janus Funds

Janus Funds provides something for every type of investor, but here's a look at what I think are the top mutual funds from this particular provider. Read More

3 Super-Duper Dividend ETFs

These dividend ETFs have dividend yields that are well above the average, and because they're diversified funds, they offer safety to boot. Read More

ETFs Let You Invest With Your Head, Rather Than Your Heart

My experience investing in a Malaysian ETF reminds me why I actively manage my accounts to avoid big losses. Here's how the lesson played out. Read More

3 High Yielding ETFs That Hit 52-Week Highs

There are scores of writers, commentators and analysts who have declared the death of bonds, yet these three ETFs just hit 52-week highs. Take a look here... Read More

NYCC: Hundred-Year-Old Blue Chips? Not as Good as It Sounds

PowerShares' new NYCC ETF is an interesting take on investing. Unfortunately, the fund falls flat on some metrics. Read More

How Big Are Emerging Markets?

When investing in emerging markets, you need to keep perspective. Most are still very small and illiquid, which is a source of both risk and opportunity. Read More

Gold Miners Are Beating the S&P 500

Gold, and anything attached to gold, fell enough that virtually any bounce would make a big noise, and that means profit for ETF investors in gold plays Read More

Why “TINA” is the Wrong Strategy

Should you be buying stocks because interest rates sit near all time lows? A stampede promoting the “There Is No Alternative” (TINA) theory have it wrong! Read More

Investing When Exchange-Traded Investments Recover

The prospect of buying low may sound great, yet a beaten-up asset can always get beaten lower. Know the signs of when to get back into beaten-down ETFs Read More

Nestor vs. Nest Labs: If You Can’t Tell the Difference, Stop Investing

A slew of investors bought into Nestor thinking it was Nest Labs -- a mistake that could've been prevented with basic reading skills and a minute of time. Read More

5 Mutual Funds That Belong in Any Retirement Portfolio

These 5 mutual funds have the kind of track records and skilled management that make them must-haves for your retirement portfolio. Read More