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.

The InvestorPlace Q&A: ProShares Pet Care ETF Is a Treat for Investors

The pet care industry is trending higher, even as the pandemic puts a crimp on big business. How does ProShares aim to capture the upside with its PAWZ ETF?

7 Fidelity Index Funds to Ground Your Portfolio

It can be tempting to chase red-hot companies and moonshot ideas, but investors are better off building portfolios with index funds.

USO Is a Broken Oil ETF and Not the Right Crude Bet for Most Investors

Over the near-term, USO is undoubtedly tempting because oil prices are in rally mode. After plunging into single-digit territory in March as the novel coronavirus outbreak punished riskier assets, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures closed at $33.42 per barrel on Friday, May 22, capping a fourth consecutive winning week.

The Direxion Daily Jr. Gold Miners Bull 2X ETF Isn’t What You Think It Is

Thanks to the return of gold sentiment, leveraged ETFs like JNUG are suddenly on investors’ radar. But before taking a bite, make sure you understand what you’re really buying.

7 American ETFs for the Hometown Crowd

American ETFs stocks are again outpacing their international rivals, giving some credibility to having a home country bias.

Gold Stocks Are a Safe Haven From the Upcoming Recession

If the global recession gets worse in the rest of the year, then gold stocks may continue to be good buys.

SPXL’s Allure of S&P 500 Outperformance is Too Risky for the Near-Term

The SPXL stock was a top performer in the recent bull market. But there are reasons beyond the virus to avoid this 3X ETF for the long term.

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.

Be Careful Using Leveraged JNUG Stock to Buy Gold

JNUG stock provides double the return of the underlying index over a specific day. Therefore it is only appropriate for short-term traders and not long-term investors.

The U.S. Global JETS ETF Is a Controversial Pick That Will Pay Off

Airline stocks are under siege due to Covid-19, but investors who have faith in the group should consider the JETS ETF.

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.

The 5 Best Contrarian ETFs to Buy in the Coronavirus Aftermath

Investors looking to make bets on some out of favor asset classes and sectors may want to consider these contrarian ETFs.

6 Vanguard ETFs to Build a Better Portfolio

If you're searching for funds, look no further than these Vanguard ETFs. These six picks represent serious income and growth potential.

7 Artificial Intelligence ETFs to Buy for Today and Tomorrow

Artificial intelligence (AI) is taking a variety of industries by storm and with that movement come a plethora of investment implications. Fortunately, in what feels like a universe of thematic funds teeming with obscure products, some of the best ETFs to consider are AI funds.

The VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF Finally Has a Chance to Shine Again

Plenty of factors point to more upside for gold this year and that's a trend that could boost the fortunes of the GDX ETF too.

The Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners ETF Isn’t the Best Play on Gold

Holding JNUG only makes sense for traders with a strong tolerance for risky stocks and a specific time frame in mind.

5 of the Best Socially Responsible ETFs to Buy

These socially responsible ETFs demonstrate the strength of this increasingly popular investing approach in rough market environments.

5 ETFs for Savvy Millennial Investors

Millennials can put time to work and even invest in themselves with some of the following exchange traded funds.

5 ETFs to Buy to Profit From Market Volatility

There are ways for investors to profit from elevated market volatility, but for many investors, these are the best ETFs to buy right now.

JNUG Isn’t the Gold ETF for Most Investors

Leveraged ETFs are volatile and that's certainly true of those with JNUG and others with exposure to miners.