Kevin Johnston

Kevin Johnston

Kevin Johnston has written about stocks, finance and investing for Zack’s Investment Research, Standard and Poor’s, Ameriprise Financial, Nation’s Business, Business Age, The Houston Chronicle and The San Francisco Chronicle.

His expertise includes deep knowledge of how news affects stocks and trends in prices.  He brings a well-rounded financial background to bear on understanding specific stocks and how crowd behavior is affected by news on those stocks.

  1. ETFs

    Top 5 Pharmaceutical ETFs for 2018

    Details on the five top healthcare pharmaceutical ETFs for 2018.
  2. ETFs

    Top Preferred Stock ETFs for 2018 (IPFF, PSK)

    Exchange-traded funds that invest in preferred stocks offer investors reliable income.
  3. ETFs

    Top 4 Inverse Volatility ETFs for 2018

    By seeking the inverse of the performance of the volatility index, some investors make strong returns.
  4. Commodities

    Top 3 Platinum ETFs for 2018

    These 3 ETFs are great choices for investors interested in exposure to platinum.
  5. ETFs

    Top 5 Value ETFs of 2018

    Value ETFs can outperform the market if money managers choose stocks wisely.
  6. Stocks

    Top 4 Companies Owned by Google

    These four companies are household names. What they all have in common is being owned by Google.
  7. Commodities

    Top 4 Platinum Stocks for 2018

    Platinum prices have fallen, but 2018 may be a good year for companies that mine it if platinum prices turn around.
  8. ETFs

    Top 3 China ETFs for 2017

    These 3 China ETFs have reported returns above 58% year-to-date and look solid heading into 2018.
  9. Investing

    Top 4 ETFs for Investing in Vietnam In 2018

    Vietnam offers some enticing opportunities for investors, and ETFs provide an extra level of safety.
  10. ETFs

    Top 5 Semiconductor ETFs as of December 2017

    See why these 5 stellar semiconductor ETFs separated themselves from the pack in 2017.
  11. ETFs

    The 4 Best ETFs to Short the Market

    An exchange-traded fund allows you to short a market segment instead of individual stocks.
  12. Stocks

    Top 4 Alternative Energy Companies for 2018

    These companies are world leaders in alternative energy and offer a relatively stable investment opportunity.
  13. Alternative Investments

    Top 5 Alternative Investments to the Stock Market for 2018

    Trying to avoid using a stock broker? Here are our top alternative investments to the stock market.
  14. ETFs

    Top 5 India ETFs for 2018

    For investing exposure to Indian markets, explore these top 5 India exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
  15. Investing

    Top 5 Alternative Energy ETFs for 2018

    ETFs that focus on alternative energy have not produced positive returns but these 5 show promise.