VIG : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Looking Back at Our Rapid Fire ETF Ideas for 2013

    December 26, 2013
    As 2012 came to a close last year, we sat down and picked out some of the most promising ETF investments for the coming year. ...
  2. The 10 Most Popular Dividend ETFs: What You Need to Know

    November 18, 2013
    With interest rates looking to stay near zero for some time yet, yield-hungry investors have taken to equity markets for ...
  3. Dividend Stocks Still Matter

    October 24, 2013
    For those investors looking at the long term, ignore the taper talk and focus on dividends. The pay-outs from equities have ...
  4. RevenueShares Launches Ultra Dividend Fund (RDIV)

    October 3, 2013
    Though lingering concerns over Fed tapering have weighed heavily on the markets in recent months, this week investors shifted ...
  5. CalPERS Desperately Needs to Embrace ETFs

    July 17, 2013
    The investment community seems to be aflutter over the fact that the California Public Employees' Retirement System ...
  6. EGShares Launches Emerging Market Dividend Growth ETF - ETF ...

    July 2, 2013
    There is a new choice for investors seeking income with EMDG, a dividend growth focused ETF from EGShares.
  7. 25 Wild ETF Charts From 1H 2013

    July 2, 2013
    Six months have passed in 2013 and the financial world has had plenty to buzz about. From a bull run in U.S. to worries over ...
  8. Dow Yields: A Potential Problem for Dividend ETFs

    June 26, 2013
    Yields on 10-year U.S. Treasurys jumped to 2.59 percent on Tuesday. That means 165, or a third of the S&P 500 constituents ...
  9. Rising Interest Rates? Not A Problem For These Funds

    June 20, 2013
    As the United States moves further into recovery, it's only a matter of time before the Fed begins raising interest rates. ...
  10. Stick With “Bond-Like Stocks”

    April 19, 2013
    By betting on large-cap stocks that pay healthy growing dividends, portfolios should be able to navigate whatever the market ...
  11. 4 Best ETF Strategies for 2013 - Investment Ideas

    January 7, 2013
    As we welcome the new year, it is perfect time to take a fresh look at our portfolios, and consider the strategies that may ...
  12. Billionaires Are Buying Gold, Should You?

    December 19, 2012
    With billionaires like Soros, Paulson and Rogers moving into gold again, the question for us regular Joes is if we follow.
  13. 13 Rapid Fire ETF Ideas For 2013

    December 19, 2012
    This past year shaped out to be quite the roller coaster ride for many investors; equity marketsperseveredthroughtumultuous, ...
  14. 101 High Yielding ETFs For Every Dividend Investor

    December 6, 2012
    With interest expected to stay at near-zero levels for the foreseeable future, many investors have found it challenging to ...
  15. Global X Planning U.S. Version of SuperDividend ETF - ETF News ...

    November 6, 2012
    Global X, the New York-based ETF issuer best known for its international and high yield products, appears to be back in the ...
  16. Three Country ETFs with Shockingly High Yields - ETF News And ...

    November 6, 2012
    With Treasury rates still near historic lows, many investors are still avoiding T-bills for their current income needs. This ...
  17. 3 ETFs In Focus As Election Nears

    September 27, 2012
    ETFs have earned the respect of countless investors as viable financial instruments well suited as core building blocs for ...
  18. Reviewing 7 Cheap Dividend ETFs

    September 18, 2012
    As billions of dollars have flowed into exchange-traded products over the past several years, some asset classes and strategies ...
  19. Five Great Commission-Free ETFs on TD Ameritrade - ETF News And ...

    August 10, 2012
    Exchange traded funds have become very popular over the past few years. The fast growing business of ETFs have the made the ...
  20. Three Excellent Dividend ETFs for Safety and Income - Investment ...

    July 12, 2012
    Given the uncertain situation in Europe and slowing growth in U.S. as well as in major emerging economies, the markets are ...
  21. 5 Dividend ETFs for the Second Half

    July 2, 2012
    It was a tumultuous second quarter for equities as the SPDR S&P 500 (NYSE: SPY) fell almost 3.2 percent, but dividend ETFs ...
  22. 5 Easy Ways to Cash In on US Dividends

    April 26, 2012
    If you’re outside the US looking in, there are important pros and cons to adding exchange traded funds from America ...
  23. Fidelity's Suggestions On How To Reboot Your Income

    April 10, 2012
    It doesn’t need to be hard in order to find great sources of yield. Fidelity breaks down some of the best places to gain ...
  24. 3 Perfect ETFs for Yield Lovers

    February 17, 2012
    Today’s low-interest-rate environment has advisor Chris Kichurchak putting clients into high-yield equity funds. He ...
  25. A Focus On Dividend Growth

    January 16, 2012
    With interest rates continuing to hold at super-low levels, now could be great time to institute a dividend growth strategy.
  26. Replace Your Income With Dividend-Paying Investments

    October 13, 2011
    As more and more baby boomers focus on replacing lost income during retirement, the options for dividend-focused investing ...
  27. 2 Global Funds with a Large-Cap Tilt

    August 19, 2011
    Joe Pitzl and Jason Good say retail investors can benefit from some exposure to large caps, including global stocks. They ...
  28. The Case for Individual Dividend Stocks

    July 7, 2011
    ETFs and mutual funds are great for total-return investing, but for a flow of dividend income that grows, stocks look better, ...
  29. Dividend Stocks Are The New Bonds

    April 4, 2011
    Investors looking for good income from their portfolios are beginning to take a hard look at dividends once again.
  30. A Focus On Portfolio Income With ETFs

    April 28, 2010
    The time is right for investors to return to dividend-based investing.
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