Exchange Traded Funds Articles

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  1. Should You Be Betting with Buffett Right Now?

    Following Warren Buffett's stock picks has historically been a good strategy. Is considering his biggest holdings in 2016 ...
  2. Pimco’s Top Funds for Retirement Income

    Once you're living off the money you've saved for retirement, is it invested in the right assets? Here are some from PIMCO ...
  3. ETFs Can Be Safe Investments, If Used Correctly

    Learn about how ETFs can be a safe investment option if you know which funds to choose, including the basics of both indexed ...
  4. The Top 5 Large Cap Core ETFs for 2016 (VUG, SPLV)

    Look out for these five ETFs in 2016, and learn why investors should closely watch how the Federal Reserve moves heading ...
  5. Top 10 Most Traded Leveraged ETFs (UVXY, SDS)

    Discover how leveraged ETFs work and why they are popular among traders. Learn about the 10 most traded leveraged ETF in ...
  6. India: Why it Might Pay to Be Bullish Right Now

    Many investors are bullish on India for all the right reasons. Does it present an investing opportunity?
  7. Building My Portfolio with BlackRock ETFs and Mutual Funds (ITOT, IXUS)

    Find out how to construct the ideal investment portfolio utilizing BlackRock's tools, resources and its popular low-cost ...
  8. 3 Things About International Investing and Currency

    As world monetary policy continues to diverge rocking bottom on interest rates while the Fed raises them, expect currencies ...
  9. 4 ETFs To Trade the Russian Ruble (RSX, ERUS)

    Discover which exchange-traded funds (ETFs) provide investors with the greatest exposure to the Russian ruble and learn about ...
  10. Are Dividend Stocks a Good Substitute for Bonds?

    Are dividend paying stocks a good substitute for bonds in a low interest rate environment?
  11. When Is the Right Time to Change From Mutual Funds to ETFs

    Find out how to determine when it's the right time for you to switch from mutual funds to ETFs, including the benefits of ...
  12. New Year, New Investing Strategy: Exploring ETFs

    Whether you’re a seasoned investor or new to the markets, you need to learn as much as you can about the present environment ...
  13. Total Stock Market Vs. S&P 500 ETF: Which One to Choose?

    Learn about how broad-based equity market exchange-traded funds can differ from one another and what you should consider ...
  14. Mutual Funds: Don’t Overpay for Them

    Over the past several years, the average expense ratio that fund companies charge has dropped. For most investors, that means ...
  15. S&P 500 Vs. Dow Jones ETF: Which is a Safer Investment? (SPY,DIA)

    Learn about why the risks of investing in the ETFs that track the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average are very similar ...
  16. How to Invest Like a Millionaire in 2016

    Discover how to start 2016 strong by learning how to imitate the investing strategies that distinguish millionaire investors ...
  17. Why Advisors Are Flocking to This Pricey ETF (FV)

    Despite its high expense ratio advisors are flocking to this ETF. Here's why.
  18. Vanguard Income Based Funds Overview (VOO,VPU)

    Discover the different income funds that Vanguard Investments offer, using either mutual funds or ETFs and stocks, bonds ...
  19. How to Beat Back ETF Fees

    Fees are an inescapable aspect of investing, but here are some small things you can do to lessen their impact on your ETF ...
  20. Why 3x ETFs May Be Too Dangerous for Portfolios

    Whether you’re bullish or bearish, if you want broad diversification, lower volatility and limited risk, here's what leveraged ...
  21. 4 ETF Strategies for Growth in Africa for 2016 (EZA,EGPT)

    Invest in the African region with these four methods that outline the ETFs on the market. Learn about ETFs for investing ...
  22. The 3 Best Low Volatility Strategies for 2016 (ACWV,OEUR)

    Learn about low-volatility ETFs, how they can protect your portfolio during times of uncertainty and their ability to provide ...
  23. Can My Pension Fund Embrace Automated Investing?

    Robo-advisors are the hot thing in investment management. Is one coming to a retirement fund near you, or does your fund ...
  24. The 3 Best Frontier Markets Index Funds (FM)

    Discover how you can get immediate exposure to frontier-market equities by investing in one of the top exchange-traded funds ...
  25. Is a Vanguard Roth IRA Account Right For You?

    Learn about factors such as fees and fund performance that help determine whether Vanguard is a suitable place to hold a ...
  26. Building Your Portfolio with Fidelity ETFs and Mutual Funds

    Learn how to assemble a balanced investment portfolio using the best actively and passively managed Fidelity mutual funds ...
  27. The Long and Short of Trading Oil ETFs/ETNs (UWTI)

    Here are several oil ETFs to consider for both shorts and longs.
  28. Building Your Portfolio with Vanguard ETFs and Mutual Funds

    Find out how to construct the ideal investment portfolio utilizing Vanguard's tools, resources and the company's low-cost ...
  29. Best Income Investing Strategies for Retirees

    The past few years have been tough for retirees seeking income from their investments. Here are some of the best strategies ...
  30. 2016's Most Promising ETFs (VWO, XLF)

    Find out the details about five of the most promising ETFs, drawn from a variety of market sectors, for investors to consider ...
  31. The True Cost of Robo-Advisors

    Robo-advisors may be cheaper, but are they always the right choice? How to tell if a robo is the least cost-effective choice.
  32. Should You Go Short or Long Oil with ETFs?

    If you want to go long or short oil consider these ETFs. But either way, use caution.
  33. Six Funds to Maximize Your Income in Retirement

    Which funds work best during retirement, when you are drawing on your saving accounts for income? Here are six recommended ...
  34. You May Want to Open Your Mind to Closed-End Funds

    Even after a year with major stock market indexes simply tread water, there is one underutilized corner that may be worth ...
  35. 3 ETF Strategies for Growth in Europe for 2016 (FXEU, DFE)

    Learn about the outlook for European economies and how European equities could be poised for a more prosperous 2016 than ...
  36. Is it Time to Buy Emerging Markets ETFs?

    Does the poor performance of emerging markets, particularly China, present a buying opportunity with ETFs?
  37. These Low Cost Mutual Funds Have the Best Returns

    These funds have been strong performers for years while charging minimal fees. And all are from the same provider.
  38. The 3 Best (and 2 Worst) Bond ETFs Right Now

    The junk bond market is on thin ice. Here are ETFs to avoid and consider as a result.
  39. 3 ETF Strategies for Growth in Asia for 2016 (EWY, GMF)

    Learn about potential factors and trends that can shape stock market returns in Asia for 2016 and where investors should ...
  40. 4 Ways to Short China with ETFs

    If the Chinese economy proves to be a house of cards, here are a few ways to trade it.
  41. 2015's Best Alternative ETFs: Should You Invest?

    These three alternative ETFs were top performers in 2015, but does that make them a good bet for 2016?
  42. These ETFs Are Best Bets for Market Volatility

    The market is crashing, but that presents opportunities. Here are some exchange-traded funds that may present some upside ...
  43. When Do Alternatives Add Value to a Portfolio?

    Alternative investments continue to grow in popularity. But when do they really add value to a client's portfolio?
  44. Index Funds Explained

    Indexing strategies have been around for long, but many investors still don’t understand what a powerful tool they can be ...
  45. (GLD, DGL, IAU) 3 Bond ETFs in the Gold Sector

    Find out more about the top ETFs that track the gold sector, such as the SPDR Gold Shares ETF, the PowerShares DB Gold ETF ...
  46. QQQ: PowerShares QQQ Trust ETF

    Learn more about one of the most popular and widely traded exchange-traded funds in the world: Invesco PowerShares QQQ Trust ...
  47. UWTI Can't Go to Zero: Here is Why (UWTI)

    Learn how UWTI can't go to zero due to endless reverse splits and the acceleration clause that will allow for liquidation ...
  48. 4 ETF Strategies for Growth in Latin America for 2016

    Use these strategies to invest in Latin American ETFs in 2016. The region has several underperformers such as Brazil but ...
  49. (XBI, FBT, IBB) 3 Bond ETFs in the Biotech Sector

    Learn about the top biotechnology ETFs, such as the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF, the First Trust NYSE Arca Biotech ETF and the iShares ...
  50. (XME, PICK, GDX) 3 Bond ETFs in the Mining Sector

    Learn about the top three metals and mining exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and explore analyses of their characteristics and ...
  51. (USO, OIL, UWTI) 3 Bond ETFs in the Oil Sector

    Find out more about exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the oil sector, such as the United States Oil Fund and the iPath ...
  52. The Top 5 Oil and Gas ETFs for 2016 (USO, UNG)

    Read detailed analyses of the top five oil and gas exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to consider for 2016, and learn the characteristics ...
  53. The Top 5 ETFs for 2016 (VTI, SCHG)

    Discover the top five ETFs to include in your portfolio for 2016, including large-cap growth and dividend funds, foreign ...
  54. (BK, SIVR, AGQ) 3 Bond ETFs in the Silver Sector

    Find out about the top ETFs that track the silver sector, such as the iShares Silver Trust ETF, ETFS Physical Silver Shares ...
  55. The Top 3 Small Cap ETFs for 2016 (VBR, DES)

    Obtain detailed information on three of the most promising small-cap exchange traded funds (ETFs) that could outperform for ...
  56. The Top 5 Bond ETFs for 2016 (CWB, TLT)

    Find out which five bond ETFs investors should consider heading into 2016, and why the Federal Reserve's rate policies could ...
  57. The Top 3 Convertible Bond ETFs for 2016 (CWB, ICVT)

    Obtain detailed information on the exchange-traded funds (ETFs) available for traders seeking ETF exposure to convertible ...
  58. Are Your ETFs Losing Money? It Might be Time to Rebalance

    Learn how disciplined rebalancing of your assets can help your portfolio perform better in the long term in good times as ...
  59. Top 3 ETFS for Investing in Germany

    Discover why Germany is considered an economic powerhouse in the eurozone, and learn about the three ETFs that provide investors ...
  60. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in Sweden

    Discover a selection of popular exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, that offer investors the ability to access exposure to the ...
  61. (FXI, PGJ, EWS, EPP) 4 Best Asia-Pacific ETFs for 2016

    Learn about four of the best-performing exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, that offer investors exposure to the Asia-Pacific ...
  62. (IGOV, ISHG, BNDX) 3 Best Japan Bond ETFs for 2016

    Learn about the top three exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that invest in sovereign and corporate bonds issued by developed countries, ...
  63. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in Canada

    Learn specific information about three of the most popular and best performing ETFs that offer exposure to Canadian equity ...
  64. (EWT, FTW, QTWN) 3 Best Taiwan ETFs for 2016

    Examine detailed analysis of three exchange-traded funds that track the Taiwan equity market, and learn about the characteristics ...
  65. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in Hong Kong

    Discover information and analysis of three exchange traded funds that investors can use to access potential profits from ...
  66. (ENOR, NORW) 2 Best Norway ETFs for 2016

    Learn about the top two exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, that track the Norway equity market, and explore analyses of their ...
  67. (AFK, EZA, GAF) 3 Best Africa ETFs for 2016

    Explore detailed analysis of the top three exchange-traded funds that track the African companies, and learn the type of ...
  68. Value Vs. Growth ETFs: How Do You Choose?

    Learn about the primary characteristics of value ETFs and growth ETFs, and discover how to choose the between the two when ...
  69. Vanguard Balanced Allocation Funds Overview

    Learn about the basics of Vanguard Funds and how their Balanced allocation mutual funds and ETFs differ from other investment ...
  70. 5 Riskier Vanguard Equity Funds (VBK, VB)

    Learn about five high-risk Vanguard funds with razor-thin fees and good diversification that just may put some sizzle in ...
  71. Why Mutual Funds Are Here to Stay (Despite ETFs)

    Despite the rise of ETFs, mutual funds are not headed for extinction. Here's why they are here to stay.
  72. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in Italy

    Find out about some of the exchange-traded funds that investors can utilize when they want to obtain exposure to the Italian ...
  73. (EWQ, HFX, FEUZ) 3 Best France ETFs for 2016

    Discover how investors can use exchange traded funds (ETFs) to easily obtain exposure to equities of major companies domiciled ...
  74. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in Scotland

    Learn about three of the best exchange-traded funds with exposure to Scotland, the British pound sterling and the rest of ...
  75. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in Australia

    Learn about some of the best performing exchange-traded funds that investors use to obtain exposure to stock investments ...
  76. (EWU, FKU, EWUS) Best 3 England ETFs for 2016

    Discover how beneficial ETFs are for investors looking for exposure to the English economy, and find information on three ...
  77. Is Passive Investing Effective for Retirement Savings?

    Learn about the differences between active and passive investing for those approaching retirement. Discover how passive investing ...
  78. Why the UWTI Did a Reverse Split (UWTI)

    Discover why UWTI has performed a reverse split to increase the fund's price per share and why it is likely to happen again ...
  79. The Top 5 Biotechnology ETFs for 2016 (XBI, IBB)

    Read analyses of the top biotech ETFs for 2016, and learn about the characteristics of the funds that may be poised to rebound.
  80. The Top 5 Global Equity ETFs for 2016 (IXJ, VT)

    Take a closer look at five global equity ETFs poised to do well in 2016, and learn why there are always opportunities for ...
  81. The Case for Investing in Japan

    Learn why despite Japanese equities’ recent volatility, Japan remains one of the most compelling stock markets globally.
  82. The Top 5 ETFs to Track the S&P 500 for 2016 (VOO, RPV)

    Learn about five S&P 500-tracking ETFs that may be positioned for a strong 2016, especially in light of the Federal Reserve ...
  83. The Top 5 Bank ETFs for 2016 (KBE, KRE)

    Read detailed analyses of the top five banking exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and learn why they may be poised to rise due ...
  84. The Top 3 Gold ETFs for 2016 (IAU, DZZ)

    Read about three gold-based ETFs that investors and traders should watch out for in 2016, and why this might be the year ...
  85. The Top 5 Value ETFs for 2016 (RPV, VBR)

    Take a look at five value-based ETFs investors should consider as they head into 2016, and find out why Vanguard may be king ...
  86. The Top 5 Utility ETFs for 2016 (XLU, IDU)

    Discover the top utility company ETFs, and learn more about how you can get exposure to water, electricity and natural gas ...
  87. The Top 5 Large-Cap ETFs for 2016 (VTI, IVV)

    Take a look at five ETFs that could break out in 2016, or at least help a portfolio stay afloat if the global markets are ...
  88. The Top 5 Retail ETFs for 2016 (RTH, PMR)

    Explore detailed analyses of the top exchange-traded funds holding retail-related stocks for 2016, and learn about the characteristics ...
  89. The Top 5 Mid Cap Core ETFs for 2016 (VO, IJH)

    Read about some of the top mid-cap ETFs, and learn how you can use these funds to get broad exposure to an important segment ...
  90. The Top 5 Technology ETFs for 2016 (FDN, IGV)

    Read about five technology-based ETFs that could be poised to take off in 2016, and why no investor can afford to shy away ...
  91. The Top 5 Health Care ETFs for 2016 (XLV, VHT)

    Read about five of the top health care exchange traded funds available today, and learn how you can get exposure to this ...
  92. The Top 5 International Equity ETFs for 2016 (SCZ, VEU)

    Read about five international ETFs that could perform well in 2016, especially considering the prospect of a contraction ...
  93. The Top 5 High-Yield Bond ETFs for 2016 (SJNK, SHYG)

    Read about five high-yield ETFs that are well-positioned to survive if the Federal Reserve decides to raise interest rates ...
  94. The Top 10 Core Equity ETFs for 2016 (SCHD, EFV)

    Read about 10 ETFs that investors should consider as core holdings in a well-balanced investment portfolio heading into 2 ...
  95. Do ETFs Cause Market Volatility?

    Market volatility is the new normal. When markets are volatile, we see volatility in the prices of exchange traded funds ...
  96. The Top 5 Small-Cap Core ETFs for 2016 (VTWO, IJR)

    Learn how to get broad exposure to the U.S. small-cap equities market by investing in one of the top five exchange-traded ...
  97. The Top 3 ETFs to Track the CSI 300 for 2016 (ASHR, PEK)

    Obtain information on the best available exchange-traded funds that investors seeking exposure to China can use to track ...
  98. The Top 4 Entertainment ETFs for 2016 (PEJ, XLY)

    Learn more about the entertainment sector, the companies that are included and the four ETFs that provide investors with ...
  99. The Top 5 International Bond ETFs for 2016 (BNDX, VWOB)

    Learn more about five of the top international bond ETFs designed to provide exposure to foreign government and corporate ...
  100. The Top 5 Telecommunication ETFs for 2016 (VOX, IYZ)

    Learn how you can gain exposure to American and global telecom stocks through five of the top telecommunications ETFs on ...
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