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.

7 Healthcare ETFs Which Should Continue Growing Into 2021

Between the novel coronavirus and an election year, these healthcare ETFs appear poised to post strong growth into 2021.

Working From Home Now Has a Real ETF

The work-from-home theme now has its own exchange traded fund in the WFH ETF. This fund will remain compelling even after Covid-19.

10 Best ETFs for 2020: The Race Tightens With ‘New Normal’ Looming Ahead

The landscape for best ETFs in 2020 has changed after the novel coronavirus pandemic with technology and cloud companies leading the bunch.

Best ETFs for 2020: The AdvisorShares Vice ETF Bets Big on Booze

With the healthcare and alcohol sectors currently carrying ACT through 2020, ACT might improve its ranking in the Best ETFs contest later down the road.

The 5 Best 5G ETFs to Buy for Huge Gains in the 2020s

The 5G revolution is getting ready to change so many corners of the tech world. These are the best 5G ETFs to buy to play this megatrend.

Best ETFs for 2020: The Consumer Staples SPDR ETF Provides Solid Defense

XLP's holdings enable you to participate in market upside while minimizing downside potential, which makes it one of the best ETFs this year.

Best ETFs for 2020: The Alternative Harvest ETF Is Starting to Light Up

The worst appears to finally be over for the MJ ETF as momentum begins to head higher. Look for it to become one of the best ETFs this year.

Take a Long and Hopefully Pleasant Trip with JETS

Don't expect quick gains by any means, but you can certainly simplify your airline-investing experience through the JETS ETF.

Best ETFs for 2020: The Invesco QQQ Trust Should Keep Climbing Higher

Here's why the QQQ is still one of the best ETFs to bet on, especially in a world marred by coronavirus woes.

7 Vice ETFs That Are Bound to Deliver Sinful Returns

While some might overlook the vice stocks theme, there are reasons to take a closer look. Here are the best vice ETFs to buy.

New GERM ETF Debuts at Just the Right Time

The race for a Covid-19 vaccine will bring eyes to the new GERM ETF, but there's long-term available here, too.

Best ETFs for 2020: The Renaissance IPO ETF Powers Higher in Q2

The IPO ETF has shown much resilience despite the novel coronavirus, which makes it remain among the best ETFs for 2020.

Best ETFs for 2020: The U.S. Global Jets ETF Continues to Stall

The JETS ETF is no longer one of the best ETFs to buy, as a potential second wave of coronavirus infections imply more pain is ahead.

Best ETFs for 2020: The iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF Storms Back

The economic recovery will power IWO as one of the best ETFs. And renewed U.S.-China tensions will also bolster its American holdings.

Best ETFs for 2020: The Communication Services SPDR ETF Is on the Mend

XLC is getting a lift from Alphabet and Facebook, but streaming and video games are catalysts that make it one of the best ETFs this year.

Best ETFs for 2020: SPDR FactSet Innovative ETF Is Still Among the Best

The XITK ETF fell about as much as the S&P 500 on the way down, but has rallied twice has hard from the lows, up 80%.

3 Safe ETFs for Investing in Leisure Stocks to Buy

These days, it's hard to marry safety and leisure stocks, but investors can reduce volatility by eschewing stock picking and opting for these 3 ETFs to buy.

Best ETFs for 2020: The Global X Cloud Computing Fund Makes a Comeback

CLOU's holdings will always offer some sort of value in a post pandemic world, which makes it one fo the best ETFs to buy.

3 Precious Metals ETFs That Could Shine

Interestingly, three of those four precious metals ETFs are beating the S&P 500 this year. In theory, the performances of precious metals stocks and funds should be better. The world is awash in easy monetary policies, which is depressing interest rates. As just one example, gold is more appealing when interest rates decline because bullion doesn't pay coupons or dividends.

7 Emerging Markets ETFs for Adventurous Investors

In theory, blaming the emerging markets malaise on China because the country was the initial epicenter of the coronavirus appears to make sense. However, that argument doesn't hold water because the MSCI China Index is down just half a percent this year.