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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 2020: The iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF Can Recover

Small-cap growth stocks got pounded in March. However, they should be resilient as the economy starts to recover, which means IWO could still be one of the best ETFs this year.

Best ETFs for 2020: Consumer Staples SPDR Fund Offers a Perfect Defense

For those seeking downside protection, while still participating in market upswings, XLP is one of the best ETFs to consider now.

Best ETFs for 2020: The Alternative Harvest ETF Can Escape Virus Damage

The MJ ETF still has a shot at being one of the best ETFs in 2020, as marijuana becomes an essential business during the coronavirus crisis.

Best ETFs for 2020: The U.S. Global Jets ETF Will Stay Grounded

At the start of the year, the JETS ETF looked like one of the best ETFs for 2020. But a pandemic and hidden risks support a 50% decline.

Best ETFs for 2020: The Renaissance IPO ETF Got Major Help From Zoom

The Renaissance IPO ETF could still be among the best ETFs to buy this year as some stocks in its portfolio soften the blow from the coronavirus pandemic.

Best ETFs for 2020: Communication Services SPDR Fund Is a Rebound Play

The XLC ETF followed markets lower this month, but it still has exciting growth prospects that could make it one of the best ETFs this year.

Best ETFs of 2020: The Global X Cloud Computing Fund Should Be a Winner

The CLOU ETF could be among the best ETFs to buy this year since it invests in cloud applications, which have seen accelerating growth since the coronavirus pandemic began.

Best ETFs for 2020: SPDR Innovative Technology Fund Still Has Room to Run

The XITK ETF still has plenty of upside potential once we surpass the coronavirus issue, which means it could still be among the best ETFs to buy this year.

There are Better Choices Out There Than the QQQ ETF

The Global X E-Commerce ETF and Kraneshares CSI China Internet have much more exposure to strong, positive trends than the QQQ ETF. 

3 Monthly Dividend ETFs for Reliable Income

As their name implies, monthly dividend ETFs deliver distributions each month, whereas many of their counterparts do so on a quarterly basis. For those new to the world of ETFs, it's commonplace that fixed income funds pay interest every month, but the universe of equity-based funds that are monthly dividend payers is significantly smaller.

Best ETFs for 2020: The Invesco QQQ Trust Still Holds Promise

Although the QQQ has suffered along with many other ETFs, its holdings should remain strong both during and after the coronavirus pandemic. This could make it one of the best ETFs for 2020.

Gold Bullion and the GLD ETF Have Serious Tailwinds Now

Gold and gold ETFs like GLD are sagging to start 2020, but the current market setting is conducive to more upside.

Best ETFs for 2020: The AdvisorShares Vice ETF Focuses on Recession Resistance

In a time of world-wide quarantine brought on by the coronavirus, some of the ACT ETF’s holdings might actually withstand the turmoil and widespread isolation. 

4 Best Schwab ETFs to Buy Now

The best Schwab ETFs to buy now offer a chance to beat the market going forward while retaining a value bent.

Invesco QQQ Trust Still a Play on the Roaring 2020s

The QQQ ETF has fallen along with the market. But it remains an attractive play on the trends that will define this decade.

The SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) ETF Has an Ample Supply of Fear to Rely On

The GLD ETF hasn’t done much for years. But with the coronavirus stoking ridiculous fears, suddenly this gold fund is very attractive.

3 Contrarian ETFs to Consider During the Coronavirus

Coronavirus is a major challenge, as the markets are in an upheaval. That said, check out these three contrarian ETFs for long-term returns.

3 AI ETFs Changing The World

One of the cornerstones of the technologies that are shifting the way we go about our daily lives is artificial intelligence (AI). A base definition of AI, also known as machine intelligence or machine learning, is the development of computer-driven technology used to perform functions and tasks that previously required human intelligence.

3 Natural Gas ETFs to Buy Before Prices Rebound

There are multiple pressure points on natural gas, including the market being oversupplied and the transition to alternative energy sources. Indeed, it's tough getting involved with natural gas ETFs and there appears to be a lot going against these products at the moment, but for tactical investors, there may be some opportunity in this category.

A Coronavirus Quagmire for the QQQ ETF

Another issue to consider is valuation. At 25.52x earnings, QQQ is pricey relative to a broader universe of domestic large caps and heading into this year, there were plenty of concerns about the multiples being sported by Amazon, Apple and Microsoft. However, high multiples and prices aren't necessarily harbingers of crashes.