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.

3 Materials ETFs to Help Build Your Portfolio

Size aside, there are plenty of opportunities to be had with materials ETFs, and investors should consider these three ETFs in particular.

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.

3 Consumer Discretionary ETFs That Could Heat Up This Summer

Some of the best consumer discretionary ETFs to buy move away from traditional retail stores. Here are three to consider now.

5 Junk Bond ETFs for Bold Bond Investors

Many investors invest in safe debt, like U.S. government debt. But if you're looking for more yield -- and more risk -- check these junk bond ETFs out.

5 High-Fee ETFs Worth Buying Despite Hefty Expense Ratios

With all the cheap ETFs on the market, investors often think that the cheapest funds are the best ETFs to buy. But these ETFs earn their fees.

7 Top-Rated Vanguard ETFs to Buy in 2019

Vanguard ETFs are popular with advisors and investors due to its reputation for having some of the lowest fees in the fund industry.

5 Quality ETFs That Qualify for Your Portfolio

Quality ETFs can have different definitions, but these are all ETFs to buy for stability and long-term gains.

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.  

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.

7 Best ETFs for a Well-Balanced Portfolio

Many of the best ETFs are inexpensive, highly liquid and span asset classes and regions. Here are 7 great ETFs to buy to get you started.

3 Wonderful, But Ignored Vanguard ETFs

With more than 80 funds available, Vanguard ETFs can be a powerful portfolio tool. Here are 3 ETFs that deserve a spot in your investments.

5 Non-China ETFs Being Stung by Tariff Talk

Unfortunately for investors considering international equities and exchange traded funds (ETFs), the White House is not limiting its tariff efforts to China. Last month, the White House boosted tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25% from 10%, but that is not the end of the U.S. tariff list.

7 Small-Cap ETFs to Buy Now

Small-cap stocks have trailed large caps by 7% since the Russell 2000 hit an all-time high last August. Here are seven small-cap ETFs to buy.

3 All-American ETFs to Consider Buying

Stocks are struggling right now, but the S&P 500 is still up relative to other developed and developing markets. Buy these All-American ETFs for defense.

5 Funds to Consider for Bitcoin’s Resurgence

Many investors would love to invest in cryptocurrency ETFs, but the SEC is no hurry. Here are 5 funds involved with bitcoin in the mean time.

5 Thematic ETFs for Fixed-Income Investors

Thematic ETFs are often focused on equities, but these 5 thematic funds are just right for fixed-income investors.

4 Best Marijuana ETFs for Conservative Portfolios

Investing in marijuana is speculative, but, with these marijuana ETFs you can get in on the cannabis investing game and reduce risk.

3 Battered Chip ETFs Ready for a Rebound

If you're up for a little risk, these chip ETFs are primed to snap back into positive territory sooner than you think.

5 High-Yield Preferred ETFs That Are Soaring

In the current economic environment, investors are flocking to high-yield, stable assets. These 5 preferred ETFs fit the bill.

5 of the Best Vanguard Funds to Buy

Vanguard funds are spread across multiple asset classes, including domestic and international equities, various fixed income segments, real estate and some factor-based strategies. So when it comes to Vanguard funds, there is usually something for nearly every type of investor.