ETF Investing

Exchange-traded funds, like mutual funds, aren’t always appreciated… but ETFs can be the strongest investments in your portfolio. ETFs are essentially baskets of stocks, in which you buy yourself exposure to a number of sectors, industries and trends. These can be traditional in nature, with steady dividend payments, or more aggressive, with exposure to hot trends like marijuana. Either way, our analysts have covered it here.

Best ETFs for 2019: The Pacer Data & Infrastructure Real Estate ETF Rules

SRVR should remain one of the best ETFs to buy this year as it benefits from a combination of stable holdings with room for growth.

Marijuana ETF Universe Grows Again With Addition of Global X POTX

It remains to be seen which structure, active or passive, is most beneficial for investors considering marijuana ETFs. Excluding POTX simply because it's just a few days old, all of the marijuana ETFs that debuted this year along with the category's oldest member, ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF (NYSEARCA:MJ), have been drubbed in 2019 as prices but not valuations have come down on a slew of previously beloved marijuana stocks.

Best ETFs for 2019: Financial Sector Spider Reflects Bank Stock Struggles

XLF won't win the 2019 InvestorPlace ETF contest, but it's matching the market. That's good given deflation and falling interest rates.

5 ETFs to Buy for the Rest of 2019

As we look to the second half of 2019, investors should continue emphasizing portfolio balance while looking for ETFs to buy that increase portfolio diversity.

5 Restaurant ETFs to Sink Your Teeth Into

In the absence of a legitimate restaurant ETF, consider one of these funds with decent exposure to the dining out and delivery themes.

5 Unusual ETFs to Wrap Your Head Around

Unusual ETFs have potential, but investors should stay away from the complex and focus on tangible investment ideas.

Saudi Attack Threatens Oil Supply: Oil ETFs Set to Soar

Oil prices and oil ETFs jumped following an attack on the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil production facilities.

3 ETFs to Buy If You Want to Go Long Netflix Stock

Another Netflix competitor just arrived on the scene. With the streaming wars heating up, here are three ETFs to buy to own NFLX stock without the volatility.

Stay Short in SPDR Gold Shares ETF

The gold rally was impressive but the GLD ETF needs to retest lower prices to build a better base. The bulls will fight for control soon.

3 Different Ways for Newcomers to Buy S&P 500 Stocks

Launched all the way back on March 4, 1957, the S&P 500’s largest company by market capitalization [share price multiplied by number of shares outstanding] is Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) at $1.07 trillion, the smallest is Quanta Services (NYSE:PWR) at $5.07 billion, and the median stock is $22.07 billion.  

The 10 Best Index Funds to Buy and Hold

The 10 best index funds are a mix of buy-and-hold ETFs that will serve you for decades, as well as a couple tactical trading tools.

7 Tech ETFs to Invest In Now

Relying on a resolution to the trade spat to fuel tech ETFs can be a volatile bet. But some of these funds are still worth a look here and now.

7 Dividend ETFs to Own for the Next 30 Years

Bond yields are falling, but these dividend ETFs can help investors bolster their income profiles for the long term.

5 All-Weather ETFs to Buy for Turbulent Markets

Here are five all-weather ETFs to buy as the markets swing back and forth on trade war and recession worries.

3 ETFs to Buy for Ease of Mind Amid Constant Market Volatility

These three ETFs to buy can help put your mind at ease amid all the current volatility, as each can help give you general safety to help ride out the current storm.

Just Leave These 5 Industrial ETFs Alone for Now

While not as export-dependent as the energy or technology sectors, industrials aren't as export-defensive as, say, healthcare, real estate or utilities. As such, the Industrial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLI), the largest industrial ETF, is lower by a market-lagging half a percent.

7 of Worst ETFs — Boot These From Your Portfolio Right Now

Investors do not need to avoid equities altogether, but this is an environment that rewards defense and many of the worst ETFs aren't that. Here are some of the ETFs to avoid over the near-term or considering removing from your portfolio before larger losses mount.

3 Durable High-Growth ETFs That Can Endure

High-growth ETFs could be on the mend and investors may want to consider this trio of funds before the market rebounds.

7 Inexpensive, High-Dividend ETFs to Buy

These high dividend ETFs come with income and low fees. Here's what income seeking investors need to know about each ETF.

7 Fintech ETFs to Buy Now for Fabulous Financial Exposure

When you buy a fintech ETF, you'll be embracing stocks at the forefront of emerging technologies like blockchain and trends such as the gig economy.