Are Low Volatility ETFs Worth It? (USMV)

From David Fabian: If there’s one thing investors love, it’s consistency and reliability.  Two attributes that deftly describe the trend of exchange-traded funds that track low volatility stocks.
NYSE:USMV September 1, 2017 9:42am

These Bond ETFs Are Very Underrated (MINT)

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From David Fabian: I write a ton of words every week on the topic of building income portfolios using exchange-traded funds.  Some articles are purely an exercise in research and education, while others are directed towards real-world concepts that we
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NYSE:MINT August 26, 2017 7:32am

Small Caps Looking Very Weak As Fall Approaches (IWM)

From David Fabian: The summer is rapidly closing and a new season will shortly be upon us.  The seasonality of the markets this time of year has always been a tricky proposition as well.  With that in mind, I’m going
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NYSE:IWM August 20, 2017 6:29am

In The End, Everyone Is A Trader

From David Fabian: The notorious website Zerohedge has a thought-provoking tagline that reads: “On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.”
NYSE:SPY August 17, 2017 6:13am

Three Underappreciated Dividend Growth ETFs (VIGI)

From David Fabian: Dividend growth stocks are public companies that have shown a track record of successive year-over-year increases in their dividend payments to shareholders.
NASDAQ:VIGI August 12, 2017 6:25am

Here’s How To Beat The Markets (SPY)

From David Fabian: Active investors are continually looking for innovative ways to beat the market.  They want to believe that some perfect combination of fundamental or technical indicators will lead to the holy grail of outperformance (otherwise known as alpha).
NYSE:SPY July 30, 2017 6:31am

First Trust’s New Actively Managed Bond Fund Is Worth A Look (FIXD)

From David Fabian: I’ve always been a big fan of actively managed bond funds as a way for investors to access risk managed or alpha-generating strategies.
ETF BASIC NEWS July 23, 2017 7:19am

Why Investors Should Be Worried About “Perfect” Markets (SPY)

From David Fabian: The markets are doing that thing again.  That thing where everything looks easy.  Where the trends are picture perfect.
NYSE:SPY July 19, 2017 5:53am

FANG ETF Takes Performance Chasing To The Next Level (FNG)

From David Fabian: We’ve finally hit peak “FANG”.  The acronym used to describe a handful of high growth stocks including Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google.  It’s a way for market watchers and CNBC aficionados to easily reference these big winners
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NYSE:FNG July 16, 2017 6:40am

Not All Retail ETFs Are Struggling Right Now (XRT)

From David Fabian: I’ve been fascinated watching the sentiment and price trends in publicly traded retail stocks over the last six months.
NYSE:XRT July 14, 2017 6:45am

The Ultimate Guide To Dip Buying (SPY)

From David Fabian: Buying the dip in any stock or index can be a difficult task for an active investor. Not only do you have to worry about trade location, but also key factors such as initial position size and
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NYSE:SPY July 7, 2017 6:26am

Municipal Bond Funds May Face Dangers Soon (HYD)

From David Fabian: High yield municipal bond income seems like a dream come true in today’s market. The ability to capture a 4%+ income stream with little taxable impact in a strongly trending credit environment is the ideal situation for
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NYSE:HYD June 30, 2017 6:35am

PowerShares QQQ ETF Sets An Interesting New Record

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From David Fabian: The halfway point of 2017 is nearly upon us and as investors consider market dynamics, there is much to be both excited and worried about. The following are some of the most interesting charts on my radar
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NASDAQ:QQQ June 26, 2017 5:58am

Is It Time To Sell Tech And Buy Energy? (XLE)

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From David Fabian: Every year brings with it new challenges with respect to sector leaders and laggards. This is particularly acute for investors that own individual stocks or that like to add tactical exposure via sector-focused ETFs. Sometimes you are
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NYSE:XLE June 16, 2017 6:35am

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