ETFs & Funds

Transparency, diversification, and low-cost access to practically any market, sector, or asset class make exchange traded funds highly attractive to investors and traders alike. But, to outperform benchmark index funds, you really need expert guidance and a sound strategy that gets results. Our experts will cover all the bases and provide the tools and knowledge you need to tap into outperforming investments, year in and year out.

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The utilization of uranium is a key component of nuclear energy, as the nuclear industry is propelled by the mining, refinement, and delivery of uranium, states Jim Woods of The Deep Woods.
There is too much talk about the day to day movement of the market. I want to take a step back from that and discuss what really matters at this moment — inflation, asserts Steve Reitmeister, editor of Reitmeister Total Return.
Closed-end funds (CEFs) are similar to ETFs, except that instead of issuing and redeeming shares as needed, CEFs issue a fixed number of shares at the IPO, explains Harry Domash, editor of Dividend Detective.
There was no place to hide, an ugly week, with the Dow, S&P 500 (SPX), Nasdaq, and all eleven S&P SPDR sectors down, notes Bonnie Gortler of bonniegortler.com.
Investors have been struggling for the last year (8/31/21 through 8/31/22), with the market, measured by the S&P 500 Total Return Index, off by over 11%, asserts Neil Macneale, editor of 2-for-1 Stock Split Newsletter.
Just as it seemed active managers would struggle to ever beat the S&P 500 (SPX) after getting trounced in 2021 as stock indexes soared, 2022 is clearly a year where active sector management is at a super-sized premium, explains Bryan Perry, editor of Cash Machine.
One might say the Federal Reserve is in the worst imaginable position – with resiliently high inflation and having to tighten into an impending slowdown, cautions Jim Stack, a "safety first" money manager and editor of InvesTech Research.
Many investors believe that all value investing strategies are similar. When it comes to getting exposure to value, they think the many value funds that are out there are mostly interchangeable, observes Jack Forehand, editor of Validea.
One of my favorite baseball players was Hank Aaron, who wore number 44 and had a lifetime batting average of .305; in investing terminology, he was truly a “total return” player, asserts Chuck Carlson, editor of DRIP Investor.
Move over large-cap stocks; here's a look at baby blue chips with strong market positions, reliable earnings and cash flow, and stout finances, suggests Rich Moroney, editor of Upside, a service that specializes in small and mid cap stocks.

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Most investors in the US are not aware that bailouts, where the US taxpayer "bails out" financial missteps by the too-big-to-fail crowd—is now against the law. Now, bail-ins will take place. What will this mean for you? And most importantly, what immediate action can you take to minimize this threat to your financial wellbeing?

Discover practical tips for managing your active investment portfolio for fast returns. Using a combination of specific technical analysis signals and chart patterns, you'll see how to quickly choose stocks and ETFs that can achieve high returns. You'll learn strategies for locating strong sectors that are worthwhile (e.g. healthcare, value vs growth, cyclicals), how to use position sizing to scale into successful entries by scaling in progressively, correct risk-management strategies for minimizing drawdowns and low-yield positions, and a step-by-step process for building and growing your portfolio for maximum profits. Join popular active trading coach Ken Calhoun for this fast-paced, dynamic session featuring live market charts.



Big market moves create sizable risks and potential rewards. Hear what Elliott Wave International thinks about the current trends and coming opportunities.
Join this session to watch an exclusive interview with Frederick Hubler Jr., CEO of Creative Capital Wealth Management Group, hosted by Mike Larson. Mr. Hubler will be answering questions such as what inspired him to focus on the accredited investor space, what the hardest thing about working in accredited investments has been, why he has the nickname of "millionaire whisperer," what encouraged him to go out on his own 18 years ago, and how large Creative Capital Wealth Management Group has grown.

These are unprecedented times. Are we in a recession? Is the job-market strong enough to hold up this economy? Has inflation peaked? Will the Federal Reserve pivot this year and become more accommodative? There are so many variables that impact today's stock market. What even is rational or irrational anymore? Good news seems to be bad news and bad news seems to be good news. The biggest question of all, and the key to today's stock market, is understanding when good news will become good news again and bad news will become bad news again. Throughout this presentation, Luke tries to shed light on that fundamental question and how to control risk in your portfolio.

After experiencing the largest government-financed consumption boost in history, household demand for goods and services is poised to fall off a cliff. The US economy simply cannot handle the Fed's continued monetary tightening. This is the onset of a vicious stagflationary environment.
Tune in for a fresh look at the wealth of wisdom contained in the upcoming 2023 Stock Trader's Almanac. Get a sneak peek at the new edition before it comes off the press and what Jeff's outlook is for yearend 2022 and 2023. We will discuss some of the most salient words of wisdom contained in the Almanac quotations personally curated by Jeff, from billionaire investors to ancient polymaths. Plus, a look at the latest seasonal sector ETF Trades, top stock picks, and the prospects for his famous Best Six Months Seasonal Switching Strategy.

Inflation appears to be with us for many months to come—here and abroad. This changes the investment calculations. Where did inflation come from? How long will it be here? How do you make money in an inflationary environment.
Big market moves create sizable risks and potential rewards. Hear what Elliott Wave International thinks about the current trends and coming opportunities.
Trillions are now tracking international indices that have significantly allocated more and more to authoritarian countries over time. In this session, Julie Cane and Dr. Richard Rikoski discuss current trends in The Economist's Democracy Index, how country now matters in the construction of international portfolios, and why passive international index investing needs to change.

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In the past decade or so, exchange traded funds have been transformed from obscure institutional trading vehicles to extraordinarily popular investment tools. They now dominate the investing landscape with over 2,000 products available and have empowered investors and traders as never before, enabling them to build highly effective portfolios. Yet there's more to the ETF universe than investors and traders may even know. MoneyShow.com’s roster of top ETF and ETF-trading experts can show you how to use ETFs to achieve peak results. From factor ETFs to leveraged ETFs to smart-beta ETFs to buffered ETFs, learn how you can use ETFs to effectively transform your own portfolio.

ETFs can provide a cost-effective way to get into areas of the market that are poised to deliver results. Simple portfolio rotation can meet the goals of solid performance with few trades, little time and effort spent analyzing ETFs, and confidence from side-stepping huge drawdowns. Learn proven ETF-trading strategies from some of the top professional traders in the country who consistently achieve stellar results. More than just the very best in ETF picks, you’ll take away real, practical knowledge about how to recognize the best growth, income, and value opportunities, choose the right sectors and asset classes, and know when (and precisely how) to rotate ETF holdings for optimum results through every economic and market cycle.

Whether you are a seasoned ETF investor or just starting to get your feet wet, you can get actionable advice from some of the top names in the industry here.