Tag Archives: ETFs

Utilities ETFs For Growing The Retirement Portfolio

By Joseph P. Porter: This is the second of what (I hope) will be a series of articles aimed at providing growth potential for the ETF retirement portfolio. While the portfolio was conceived as a means of securing a high … Continue reading

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Chinese ETFs shut to new investment

Wave of demand and imminent start of Stock Connect forces providers of exchange traded funds including Deutsche Bank to shut products to new investment Asia homepage

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High Yield Allocation And Hedging Strategies For Preferred Stock ETFs

By Daan Everts: Those holding preferred stock portfolios got caught flatfooted when US yields rose during the tapering news of 2013. In terms of high yield assets, The iShares S&P US Preferred Stock Index Fund (PFF) was one of the … Continue reading

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ETFs Let You Invest With Your Head, Rather Than Your Heart

By Gary Gordon: If anyone would have told me in 2011 that the “China neighbor” theme would struggle for as long as it has, I would have dismissed the argument outright. I had lived in places like Taiwan, Thailand and … Continue reading

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ETFs Concentrating Risk In Time For The Next Crisis

By Redrut: Back in 2007/08, AIG faced large problems. I won’t go into detail as most people are well aware of the financial crisis. Needless to say the company was more or less a concentrated pool of risk that blew … Continue reading

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Gary Gordon Positions For 2014: Sticking With ETFs Capable Of Handling Deflationary Scares

By Gary Gordon: This is the seventh piece in Seeking Alpha’s Positioning for 2014 series. This year we have once again asked experts on a range of different asset classes and investing strategies to offer their vision for the coming … Continue reading

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Stock ETFs For The 2014 Battle Against Global Deflation

By Gary Gordon: The rich have never been so wealthy. I have never been so wealthy. In fact, a great many Seeking Alpha readers have never been so wealthy. The reason? People with money own price-appreciating, income-producing stocks that continue … Continue reading

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When Will You Taper Your Exposure To U.S. Stock ETFs?

By Gary Gordon: Long-time readers, listeners as well as clients already know how I feel about the current U.S. stock market bull. For example, the absence of revenue growth at corporations (e.g., average sales growth for Dow components in 2013 … Continue reading

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Are Bears Being Burned By Inverse ETFs?

This article first appeared in the December issue of REP. magazine and on WealthManagement.com. Compounding is a wonderful thing. But only if you’re a saver. It’s a mixed bag if you’re an investor, especially if you buy inverse exchange-traded funds … Continue reading

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Weight Matters: Comparing Weighting Tactics Among ETFs – Part 3: Sector Funds

By Left Banker: In this article, I continue exploring my interest in how weighting tactics affect portfolio structure and performance. In Part 1 of the series, I focused on large-cap funds to reveal how portfolios change with weighting style. In … Continue reading

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