Anywhere To Hide For The Income Investor?

wall-street-etfMichael Fabian: The fixed-income strategy that has been “working” over the past several months is elongating duration when the 10-year Treasury Yield hits 2%, then simply riding down the curve when rates near 1.5%. Portfolio managers
NYSE:BKLN June 5, 2013 3:53pm

An Interesting Alternative To Boring International Dividend ETFs

new etfsMichael Fabian: I have always been intrigued with the niche’ market that Guggenheim has carved out for itself in the ETF universe. I remember sitting across from a wholesaler a few years ago listening to a presentation on the BulletShare concept.
NYSE:CVY May 10, 2013 2:54pm

The 4% Rule Is Dead, But These Dividend ETFs Might Help (DVY, VIG, VYM)

new etfsETF Base: The days of consistent 4% annual withdrawals from a retirement fund are long gone. A paper from Morningstar rejects the idea that anyone can pull 4% per year from their retirement balance with any confidence.  Overconfidence is common, but not prudent.
NYSE:DVY April 1, 2013 12:01pm

3 ETF Sectors Facing Tax Uncertainty (MUB, TFI, CMF, HYD, VIG, DVY, PKW, IEF, ITR)

Aaron Levitt: For investors, the last few months have been dominated by two words: fiscal cliff. The combination of automatic expiring tax breaks and across-the-board government spending cuts scheduled to become effective on January 1, 2013, has sent a shiver down the spine of market participants. 

NYSE:CMF December 21, 2012 2:44pm

Ultimate Investor Guide To 101 High Yielding ETFs

Michael Johnston: With interest expected to stay at near-zero levels for the foreseeable future, many investors have found it challenging to secure meaningful yields from asset classes that were once the core of income strategies. Gone are the days of Treasuries and high quality
NYSE:AMJ December 12, 2012 3:31pm

3 Implications Of A Fiscal Cliff Tax Hike (HDV, DVY)

Russ Koesterich: From the outside, it’s hard to find much evidence that Washington is getting closer to a fiscal cliff deal. Perhaps there is more going on behind the scenes than the headlines suggest, but as of today it is hard to find much evidence that the odds of a deal have risen.
NYSE:DVY December 7, 2012 3:48pm

Hunt For Yield: How Do All The High Yielding ETFs Stack Up (TLT, CLY, HYG, EMB, IDU, IYZ, DVY)

Michael Johnston: Yield, it seems, continues to be on the minds of investors everywhere. With interest rates continuing to hug record lows, finding meaningful current returns has become
NYSE:CLY November 8, 2012 12:45am

How To Build A Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio (IEZ, GLD, DVY, MOO, GDX, HAP, TBF, TIP)

Jared Cummans: The threat of hyperinflation in our current economic state is very minimal, though it is true that the U.S. is currently at the highest risk for such a phenomenon among major developed countries. Preparations for a hyperinflationary environment have heated
NYSE:DVY September 26, 2012 10:47am

4 Dividend ETFs With Higher Yields Than This Corporate Bond Fund (LQD, DVY, HDV, DHS, SDIV, GE, T, JNJ)

Michael Johnston: Once upon a time, the conventional wisdom was that investors should hold stocks as a source of long-term capital appreciation while bonds could bring stability and a stream of meaningful current returns in the form of interest payments.
NYSE:DHS July 26, 2012 2:13pm

Dividend Investing: Highlighting Seven Unique Dividend ETFs (SDY, DVY, VIG, HILO, FVD, DFE, PID, DTN, DTD)

Michael Johnston: Dividend-paying stocks continue to be a popular investment theme in the low rate, high volatility environment. With expectations for record low yields on traditional sources of income expected to continue for the foreseeable future, more
NYSE:DFE June 26, 2012 12:43pm

3 Things To Consider After The Disappointing Jobs Data (HDV, DVY, DVYE, USMV, EEMV)

Russ Koesterich: Stocks tumbled Friday after disappointing May jobs data provided stark evidence that three years into the recovery, we’re still seeing few signs of a return to a more normal economy. Now, many investors are wondering what the report
NYSE:DVY June 5, 2012 2:22pm

UBS Debuts Two Monthly Leveraged Dividend ETNs (DVY, DVYL, SDY, SDYL)

Eric Dutram: UBS, a leader in exchange-traded notes, recently announced two more additions to its lineup, both with a focus on the dividend space. Additionally, both of the notes look to employ a 2x leverage technique which rebalances on a monthly basis.
NYSE:DVY May 31, 2012 12:55pm

iShares Launches More High Yield ETFs (GHYG, IYLD, EMHY, HYXU, HYG, PFF, EMB, TLT, IDV, DVY, CLY)

Michael Johnston:  iShares continued its introduction of ETFs targeting high yielding asset classes with the debut of two more funds on the BATS Exchange this week. The Global HighYield Corporate Bond

BATS:EMHY April 5, 2012 10:36pm

Investors And The Possible Dividend Tax Hike (INDEXSP:.INX, SPY, DVY, VIG, SDY)

Jim Trippon:  The market always tries to be forward looking, to get ahead of what might happen. If individual traders and investors try to use that strategy, it can go mainly two ways: one, it can be proactive and help traders and investors avoid disasters or, two, it can make traders and investors make moves in

NYSE:DVY April 4, 2012 11:13am

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