Exchange Traded Funds Articles

  1. The Top 5 Semiconductor ETFs for 2016 (SMH, SOXX)

    Discover how you can get immediate exposure to semiconductor stocks through five of the best semiconductor ETFs available ...
  2. The Top 5 Mid-Cap Growth ETFs for 2016 (VOT, IWP)

    Discover five of the top mid-cap growth ETFs available, and learn how to get exposure to growth-oriented companies across ...
  3. The Top 5 Mid-Cap ETFs for 2016 (DON, VO)

    Check out five ETFs that could be well positioned heading into 2016, especially with a Federal Reserve that's expected to ...
  4. Investment Fees: How to Understand Them

    There can be a variety of fees levied when investing. Here's a look at what they are and how to manage them.
  5. The Top 3 ETFs to Track the TOPIX for 2016 (JPXN, EWJ)

    FInd the best ETFs that investors can use to obtain exposure to Japanese equities by tracking one of the major Japanese equity ...
  6. The Top 5 ETFs to Track the IBEX 35 for 2016 (EWP, HEWP)

    Discover what the available ETF choices are for investors seeking exposure to the Spanish stock market that corresponds to ...
  7. The Top 5 Copper ETFs for 2016 (JJM, JJC)

    Discover information about the copper and copper mining industries, and learn more about the top five copper exchange-traded ...
  8. The Top 5 ETFs to Track the Hang Seng for 2016 (EWH, FXI)

    Learn about ETFs that allow access to Hong Kong equities for investors seeking exposure to Hang Seng Index stocks traded ...
  9. The Top 5 ETFs to Track the Euro Stoxx 50 for 2016 (FEZ, HFEZ)

    Learn about a handful of the world's top ETFs designed to provide exposure to large-cap eurozone equities through the EURO ...
  10. A Strategy for Managing Volatile Markets

    In the midst of market ups-and-downs, it can be difficult to know how to invest: the urge to take a deeper dive (or withdraw ...
  11. IWM: iShares Russell 2000 Index ETF

    Find out more about the iShares Russell 2000 exchange-traded fund, or ETF, the characteristics of this ETF and its suitability ...
  12. What Are the Pros and Cons of Fixed-Income ETFs? (BND, AGG)

    Like all investments, fixed-income ETFs have their pros and cons. But do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?
  13. The Top 4 Platinum ETFs for 2016 (PPLT, PTM)

    Examine the available exchange-traded fund investments that offer investors direct exposure to the platinum market in the ...
  14. 3 ETF Strategies for Growth in the Middle East for 2016 (EIS, GULF)

    Learn about the state of the Middle East, the risks that face the region in 2016 and the top three ETFs that should be considered ...
  15. Is This Hot Sector ETF Worth Considering? (FV)

    The First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF tracks the hottest sectors. Should it be on your radar?
  16. Are the Retail ETFs XRT and RTH a Good Buy Now?

    These two ETFs offer diversification in the retail sector. But are they a good buy right now?
  17. VBK: Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF

    Take a close look at the Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF, which focuses on domestic small-cap equities with a fundamental growth ...
  18. OEF: iShares S&P 100 ETF

    Discover how the iShares S&P 100 offers an opportunity for investors to gain exposure to mega- and large-cap domestic company ...
  19. The Top 5 ETFs to Track the FTSE X0 for 2016 (UK)

    Read about some of the best ETFs offering exposure to mid- and large-cap companies in the United Kingdom, and decide whether ...
  20. 3 Best Airline ETFs for 2016 (JETS, XTN)

    Read about several of the best ETFs for investors interested in airline exposure, including the market's only pure-play ETF ...
  21. ETFs Vs. Index Funds: Quantifying The Differences

    If you are trying to choose between these two index-tracking investments, compare the costs.
  22. CWB: SPDR Barclays Convertible Secs ETF

    Read an in-depth analysis of the SPDR Barclays Capital Convertible Bond ETF, which tracks an index of high-growth potential ...
  23. IJJ: iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF

    Understand how the iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value exchange-traded fund presents an opportunity for investors to diversify ...
  24. BIS: ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotech ETF

    Learn more about an innovative inverse-leveraged sector exchange-traded fund, or ETF, the ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology ...
  25. AMJ: JPMorgan Alerian MLP ETF

    Take an in-depth look at the J.P.Morgan Alerian MLP fund, the largest exchange-traded note, or ETN, in the U.S. marketplace.
  26. VCIT: Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corp Bd ETF

    Learn about the Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF, and explore detailed analysis of the fund's characteristics, ...
  27. TLT: iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF

    Learn about the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT). TLT is a very liquid ETF with low costs that allow investors to ...
  28. MYY: ProShares Short MidCap400 ETF

    Discover the benefits and drawbacks of the ProShares Short MidCap400 ETF, and learn which investors are best suited for the ...
  29. BND: Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF

    Learn about the Vanguard Total Bond Market exchange-traded fund, its primary portfolio holdings and risk/reward profile based ...
  30. VBR: Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF

    Find out about the Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF, and explore detailed analysis of its characteristics, suitability, recommendations ...
  31. SLYG: SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF

    Learn more about the SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF, a highly efficient fund that tracks small-cap equities in the United ...
  32. FAS: Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X ETF

    Obtain a thorough review and analysis of the Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X fund, a leveraged ETF that tracks the performance ...
  33. TLH: iShares 10-20 Year Treasury Bond ETF

    Learn about the iShares 1-20 Year Treasury Bond ETF and its holdings, and understand why investors may be better served to ...
  34. FXI: iShares China Large-Cap ETF

    Learn about iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 and its asset allocation and how investing in this fund comes with heightened risks ...
  35. MUB: iShares National AMT-Free Muni Bond ETF

    Take an in-depth look at the iShares National AMT-Free Municipal Bond ETF, a highly diverse and very popular muni bond fund.
  36. BNO: United States Brent Oil Fund ETF

    Learn more about the United States Brent Oil exchange-traded fund, the characteristics of the fund and the suitability and ...
  37. ERY: Direxion Daily Energy Bear 3x ETF

    Learn about the Direxion Daily Energy Bear 3x (NYSE Arca: ERY) exchange-traded fund (ETF). ERY gains when energy prices drop, ...
  38. VXUS: Vanguard International Stock ETF

    Discover how the Vanguard Total International Stock ETF is managed, and learn which investors may find it suitable as part ...
  39. PGX: PowerShares Preferred ETF

    Read an in-depth analysis of the PowerShares Preferred ETF, a preferred share-based ETF that focuses on generating investor ...
  40. FEZ: SPDR EURO STOXX 50 ETF

    Learn about FEZ, the Euro Stoxx 50 ETF. FEZ tracks the 50 largest companies in Europe, making it the Dow Jones Industrial ...
  41. EWG: iShares MSCI Germany ETF

    Learn about iShares MSCI Germany, which is a nondiversified exchange traded fund that invests principally in large-cap German ...
  42. UUP: PowerShares DB US Dollar ETF

    Discover how an ETF can be used to bet on multiple different currency futures contracts with the PowerShares DB Dollar Index ...
  43. VEA: Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF

    Learn more about Vanguard's index-shifting, low-cost and non-U.S. market exchange-traded fund: the FTSE Developed ex U.S. ...
  44. FLRN: SPDR Barclays Investment Grd Fl Rt ETF

    Learn more about the SPDR Barclays Investment Grade Floating Rate Fund, which tracks an index of highly rated floating debt ...
  45. SCO: ProShares UltraShort Bloomberg Crude Oil ETF

    Find out about the ProShares UltraShort Bloomberg Crude Oil ETF, the characteristics of the inverse ETF and the suitability ...
  46. XOP: SPDR S&P Oil & Gas ETF

    Discover the investment strategy behind SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration and Production ETF, and learn what type of investor ...
  47. XLV: Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF

    Learn about the Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund including its performance, current holdings, recent performance and the ...
  48. XBI: SPDR S&P Biotech ETF

    Discover the investment management style of SPDR S&P Biotech ETF, and learn which investors can benefit from the fund's focused ...
  49. YCS: ProShares UltraShort Yen ETF

    Learn about the ProShares UltraShort Yen, an inverse-leveraged exchange-traded fund based on the value of Japanese yen in ...
  50. CSM: ProShares Large Cap Core Plus ETF

    Learn information about the ProShares Large Cap Core Plus ETF, and explore detailed analysis of its characteristics, suitability ...
  51. SPXU: ProShares UltraPro Short S&P500 ETF

    Find out information about the ProShares UltraPro Short S&P 500 exchange-traded fund, and learn detailed analysis of its ...
  52. DIG: Ultra Oil & Gas ETF

    Find out more about the ProShares Ultra Oil & Gas exchange-traded fund, the characteristics of the ETF and the suitability ...
  53. VHT: Vanguard Health Care ETF

    Learn about the Vanguard Health Care ETF, its holdings and how it may be appropriate for a growth-oriented investor who wants ...
  54. EWS: iShares MSCI Singapore ETF

    Learn more about BlackRock Advisor's iShares Singapore MSCI exchange-traded fund, which looks to mirror the holdings and ...
  55. EEM: iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF

    Learn more about the most liquid and highly traded emerging market ETF in the world -- the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ...
  56. UUP: Powershares DB US Dollar Bullish Fund ETF

    Explore information and detailed analysis of two popular currency exchange-traded funds, the PowerShares DB U.S. Dollar Bullish ...
  57. GLD: iShares Gold Trust ETF

    Learn about the SPDR Gold Shares ETF, how it tracks the price of gold, and what type of investors may want to hold shares ...
  58. TZA: Direxion Small Cap Bear 3X ETF

    Find out more about the Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X ETF, the characteristics of TZA and the suitability of the Direxion ...
  59. PXH: PowerShares FTSE RAFI Emerging Mkts ETF

    Learn more about the PowerShares FTSE RAFI Emerging Markets ETF, a fundamentally weighted fund that tracks emerging market ...
  60. IYW: iShares US Technology ETF

    Understand how the iShares US Technology exchange-traded fund (ETF) is managed, how it tracks its benchmark and for which ...
  61. SCHX: Schwab US Large-Cap ETF

    Discover how the Schwab U.S. Large-Cap exchange-traded fund is managed, the index it tracks and the investors for which it ...
  62. SKYY: First Trust ISE Cloud Computing ETF

    Find out about the First Trust ISE Cloud Computing Index Fund, and a explore detailed analysis of its characteristics, suitability ...
  63. UNG: United States Natural Gas Fund LP ETF

    Find out more about the United States Natural Gas exchange-traded fund, the characteristics of the ETF and the suitability ...
  64. IHI: iShares US Medical Devices ETF

    Learn about the iShares U.S. Medical Devices exchange-traded fund, its characteristics, suitability and recommendations for ...
  65. FV: First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF

    Take a closer look at the First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF, a unique and innovative fund of funds based on momentum ...
  66. RSX: Market Vectors Russia ETF

    Learn about Market Vectors Russia ETF, its top holdings, as well as cyclical and political risks associated with investing ...
  67. IYM: iShares US Basic Materials ETF

    Learn about the iShares US Basic Materials exchange-traded fund, which invests in the equities of chemicals, metals and industrial ...
  68. IJS: iShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Value ETF

    Learn how the iShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Value exchange-traded fund is managed, which benchmark it tracks and for whom it ...
  69. BNDX: Vanguard Total International Bond ETF

    Learn about the Vanguard Total International Bond exchange-traded fund, which invests in investment-grade foreign, sovereign ...
  70. ERX: Direxion Daily Energy Bull 3X ETF

    Learn more about one of Direxion Fund's high-risk, high-reward energy plays: the Direxion Shares Funds Trust 3X exchange-traded ...
  71. VTI: Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF

    Learn how the Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF provides an extremely diversified exposure to the entire universe of US securities ...
  72. Are Vanguard Funds Good for Your Portfolio? An Unbiased Review

    Find out why funds offered by Vanguard, the leading provider of low-cost mutual funds, index funds and ETFs, are good for ...
  73. FEP: First Trust Europe AlphaDEX ETF

    Learn about the First Trust ISE Europe AlphaDEX Fund, and explore detailed analysis of the ETF that tracks European stocks ...
  74. XLG: Guggenheim Russell Top 50 Mega Cap ETF

    Find out about the Guggenheim Russell Top 50 Index ETF, and read about some recommendations regarding the suitability of ...
  75. VV: Vanguard Large-Cap ETF

    Discover what the Vanguard Large-Cap ETF has to offer investors in terms of investment management, historical performance, ...
  76. PJP: PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals ETF

    Learn about the PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals exchange-traded fund, which specializes on investing in pharmaceutical ...
  77. DBC: PowerShares DB Commodity Tracking ETF

    Find out about the PowerShares DB Commodity Tracking ETF, and explore a detailed analysis of the fund that tracks 14 distinct ...
  78. XLE: Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF

    Find out more about the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund, the top holdings of this exchange-traded fund and the characteristics ...
  79. AGG: iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond ETF

    Explore information and analysis about the iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF that offers broad exposure to the U.S. government ...
  80. 3 ETFs that are Top Bets for Retirement in 2016 (SCHZ, VYM)

    Look at three ETFs that retirees or near-retirees should consider heading into 2016, and why it's important to consider both ...
  81. TNA: Direxion Small Cap Bull 3X ETF

    Read about a triple-leveraged exchange-traded fund that aims for 300% of the returns of the Russell 2000 Index: the Direxion ...
  82. LABU: Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bull 3X ETF

    Learn more about the Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bull 3x exchange-traded fund, a new triple-leveraged ETF tracking biotechnology ...
  83. USL: United States 12 Month Oil ETF

    Find out more information about the United States 12 Month Oil ETF, and explore detailed analysis of the characteristics, ...
  84. AAXJ: iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF

    Take an in-depth look at the iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF, an international fund dedicated to Asian equities ...
  85. IJH: iShares Core S&P Mid-Cap ETF

    Learn more about the iShares Core S&P Mid-Cap ETF, and understand how savvy investors might incorporate this ETF into their ...
  86. UGA: United States Gasoline Fund ETF

    Learn about the United States Gasoline Fund, the characteristics of the exchange-traded fund, and the suitability and recommendations ...
  87. EUFN: iShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF

    Learn about the iShares MSCI Europe Financials fund, which invests in numerous European financial industries, such as banks, ...
  88. EWU: iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF

    Understand how the iShares MSCI United Kingdom exchange-traded fund is managed, how it tracks its benchmark and for whom ...
  89. CMF: iShares Cali AMT-Free Muni Bond ETF

    Learn more about the iShares California AMT-Free Municipal Bond exchange-traded fund, a popular tax-advantaged ETF that dominates ...
  90. DBO: PowerShares DB Oil ETF

    Find out more about the PowerShares DB Oil exchange-traded fund, the characteristics of the ETF and the suitability and recommendations ...
  91. RXI: iShares Globl Consumer Discretionary ETF

    Explore analysis of the iShares Global Consumer Discretionary ETF, and learn about the suitability of this fund that tracks ...
  92. EFA: iShares MSCI EAFE Index ETF

    Discover how the iShares MSCI EAFE Index ETF is managed, and learn which investors may benefit from adding the fund to a ...
  93. INDA: iShares MSCI India ETF

    Learn about the iShares MSCI India exchange-traded fund, which invests in equities of Indian companies and is suitable for ...
  94. BBC: BioShares Biotechnology Clinical Trials ETF

    Learn more about the BioShares Biotechnology Clinical Trials Fund, a new and innovative fund focusing on breakthroughs in ...
  95. EWT: iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF

    Take a look at the largest Taiwan ETF: BlackRock's iShares MSCI Taiwan. Learn how investors can best apply EWT to their overall ...
  96. FLOT: iShares Floating Rate Bond ETF

    Explore detailed analysis and information of the iShares Floating Rate Bond ETF, and learn how to use this ETF as a defense ...
  97. IVV: iShares S&P 500 ETF

    Find out more about the iShares Core S&P 500 Exchange Traded Fund, the characteristics of this ETF and the suitability of ...
  98. SPY: SPDR S&P 500 Trust ETF

    Find out more about the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, the characteristics of the exchange traded fund and the suitability of investing ...
  99. VOE: Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF

    Take an in-depth look at the Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF, one of the largest and most popular mid-cap funds in the U.S. equity ...
  100. SQQQ: ProShares UltraPro Short QQQ ETF

    Take a closer look at the ProShares UltraPro Short QQQ ETF, a small, inverse-leveraged ETF that relies on a poor performance ...
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