IDU : Analysis & Opinions

  1. 4 Global Market Trends in 2016 (FXI, IDU)

    May 10, 2016
    Discover key global trends in the equity markets that you should be stalking in 2016, such as green bonds, interest rates ...
  2. ETF Case Study: Do Utilities ETFs Protect in Down Markets? (XLU, ...

    April 28, 2016
    Explore the historical performance of large utilities ETFs relative to market indexes during bear markets to find out if ...
  3. The 4 Largest Utilities ETFs (XLU, VPU)

    April 17, 2016
    Learn about the utilities sector, and discover the top four exchange-traded funds that can be used to gain investment exposure ...
  4. Sector ETFs to Capitalize on America's Aging Population (IBB, ...

    April 8, 2016
    Learn about four categories of ETFs that offer excellent potential for capital appreciation as the U.S. population continues ...
  5. ETF Flows: Utilities ETFs Stand Tall in 2016

    March 25, 2016
    Find out which utilities exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have benefited the most from the huge surge in fund inflows in the ...
  6. 5 Popular Utilities ETFs in 2016 (XLU, NEE)

    March 17, 2016
    Discover how the five most popular utilities ETFs for 2016 can add growth and income to your portfolio. Four of these utilities ...
  7. The Top 5 Utility ETFs for 2016 (XLU, IDU)

    January 7, 2016
    Discover the top utility company ETFs, and learn more about how you can get exposure to water, electricity and natural gas ...
  8. Are Utilities A Value Play Right Now?

    February 3, 2014
    Shaken by the Fed’s taper announcements, the boring word of utility stocks seem to have been turned upside down. However, ...
  9. What To Consider Before Buying A Dividend ETF

    January 9, 2013
    For those outside of 401(k) and other employer-sponsored retirement accounts, exchange-traded funds are rapidly taking the ...
  10. 6 Smart International Income ETFs

    August 11, 2011
    More than half of the real return provided by US stocks in the past century came from dividends…and in the international ...
  11. Three Safe Sectors For The Summer

    July 11, 2011
    With uncertainty beginning to creep back into the markets, investors may want to take a defensive posture.
  12. What Year Three Of The Bull Market Holds In Store

    March 11, 2011
    How much bull market is left, and how is it best played in terms of sectors?
  13. The Utilities Sector: Always The Bridesmaid

    December 2, 2010
    Don't overlook the utilities sector for 2011 and beyond. The historical numbers suggest it's actually a big winner under ...
  14. Finding Yield With Utilities

    July 27, 2010
    Income investors are at impasse, and the need for higher income yields can be found in the utility sector.
  15. Sector Leadership Gets A Makeover

    June 21, 2010
    The leading sectors of the first stage of the bull market look nothing like the emerging leaders of the second phase.
  16. The Best Long Term Dividend Records

    March 18, 2010
    Not many companies have the discipline and earnings to raise dividends every year for half a century, but these three do.
  17. Flipping The Switch On High-Yield Utilities

    February 19, 2010
    Utility stocks, one of the worst performers in 2009, have appeal for income investors in 2010.
  18. Embrace Low Expense Utilities

    December 4, 2008
    The tug-of-war over Constellation Energy signals a bright future for electricity producers. Low-cost utility ETFs provide ...
  19. Power Up With Brazilian Energy

    October 21, 2008
    This Latin American energy play offers dividends and resilience.
  20. Water Utilities Making Waves

    August 21, 2008
    The Dow Jones US Water Utilities Index has quietly rallied 20% rally in a month. This is now a viable sector for investment ...
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