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Calculate Your Personal Rate of Return

January 21st, 2014

canada bubbleDan Bortolotti: On January 9, I published the 2013 returns of my model portfolios. The equity markets performed spectacularly last year, but most investors are likely to be far more interested in the performance of their own Read more…

NYSE:VTI

3 Reasons Stocks Could Move Significantly Higher

November 9th, 2013

stock price surgeChris Ciovacco: Three Tailwinds Could Converge For Bulls: Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EFA, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLF

Reading This Week’s ETF Tea Leaves

October 24th, 2013

etf tea leavesChris Ciovacco: Optimism About Monetary Stimulus. If you are relatively new to the markets, it is important that you take the time to understand how the Fed impacts asset prices. Clients often scratch their heads trying to understand Read more…

NYSE:SH, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TLT, NYSE:XLP, TSE:VTI

Dow Jones Industrial Average: What Can We Learn From The 1987 Stock Market Crash?

October 15th, 2013

crashChris Ciovacco: The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) was trading in an up and down fashion Tuesday as the negotiations in our capital dragged toward the October 17 deadline. From Bloomberg: Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:IJR, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:VTI

Schwab Study Finds 22% Rise In Demand For ETFs

October 3rd, 2013

schwab2For a growing number of investors, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are being embraced as a mainstay of a diversified portfolio. According to the 2013 ETF Investor Study by Charles Schwab, half of respondents plan to increase their ETF Read more…

NYSE:VTI

Indexing: Knowing What Is Important

September 27th, 2013

wall-street-etfMartin Raab: Especially in long-term investing, the choice of index is decisive. What advisors and investors should pay attention to in order to prevent bad surprises and “performance tricks”. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:VTI

How To Strengthen Your Portfolio Core With ETFs

September 18th, 2013

portfolioDavid Fabian: In strength training and investing, your core is everything.  It’s the foundation or base from which you build upon to reach new levels of success.  Without a solid core, you are doomed to underachieve because you don’t have Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:EFA, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:USMV, NYSE:VTI

A Closer Look Inside Vanguard Canada’s New ETFs

August 16th, 2013

canada 600X300Dan Bortolotti: Vanguard Canada launched some new ETFs this week, and I spoke with managing director Atul Tiwari about the funds. Let’s take a closer Read more…

NYSE:VTI, TSE:VCN, TSE:VDF, TSE:VDU, TSE:VEF, TSE:VTI, TSE:VUN, TSE:VUS, TSE:XEF

Putting the Portfolio Odds in Your Favour

July 29th, 2013

oddsfavorDan Bortolotti: It’s well known that the majority of actively managed mutual funds underperform comparable index funds over any period longer than a few years. In fact, that statement has become so uncontroversial that even mutual fund salespeople freely Read more…

NASDAQ:VXUS, NYSE:VTI

Does Dollar Cost Averaging With ETFs Work? (VTI, IYY, SCHB)

November 11th, 2012

Eric Dutram: Sometimes, the behavior and scope of capital markets goes beyond conventional research and financial logic. This is one of the major reasons for huge volatility witnessed Read more…

NYSE:IYY, NYSE:SCHB, NYSE:VTI

Investor Guide To The Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI, AAPL, MSFT, GE, IBM, XOM)

September 24th, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov: Cheap and easy diversification are two staples of the exchange-traded product structure, which have helped make this the preferred investment vehicle Read more…

NYSE:IWV, NYSE:PDP, NYSE:SCHB, NYSE:VTI

Finding the Right ETFs for Your Portfolio (VTI)

September 18th, 2012

Rick Ferri, Portfolio Solutions founder, on why he compares ETFs to “throwing Jell-o at a wall,” and how he chooses which ETFs to invest in, and why so many funds are Read more…

NYSE:VTI

The Ultimate Guide To Total Market ETFs (IYY, IWV, TMW, VTI, SCHB)

July 25th, 2012

Eric Dutram: After posting double digit returns for the first quarter in fiscal 2012, the U.S stock markets could not extend their gains further in the second quarter. The weak global economic condition added to the woes of the investors, triggering massive Read more…

NYSE:IWV, NYSE:IYY, NYSE:SCHB, NYSE:TMW

Despite Problems, Bullish Trends Are In Place (VTI, SPY, VXX, DIA, DBC, USO, INDEXSP:.INX)

July 16th, 2012

Chris Ciovacco: The markets face numerous problems, including still-elevated bond yields in Spain and Italy, slowing global growth, and the media’s latest obsession…the dreaded “fiscal cliff”. Yet, despite all that, stocks and commodities are flashing bullish signals. Read more…

NYSE:DBC, NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:VTI, NYSE:VXX

China Likely To Ease More (VWO, FXP, FXI, EEM, VTI)

May 30th, 2012

Jim Trippon: News last Thursday that China’s economy slowed for the seventh consecutive month came from the HSBC Markit Purchasing Managers Index Report. The flash reading for May was 48.7 compared to the 49.3 final reading from April. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:FXI, NYSE:FXP, NYSE:VTI, NYSE:VWO




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