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.

Articles on ETFs & Funds

The stock market decline continues in 2022, its worst week since October of 2020, states Bonnie Gortler of bonniegortler.com.
Since Covid-19 emerged in late 2019, nine-day implied volatility of the S&P500 (black line) closed above the 30-day, three-month and six-month readings on 11 occasions (green lines), states Ian Murphy of MurphyTrading.com.
In recent weeks, the Fed finally acknowledged that current inflationary pressure is not transitory, and they are on a path to raise interest rates quicker than previously anticipated, states Joon Choi of Signalert Asset Management.
Sponsored Content – Inflation has been building for the past year. It has not reached its peak. It will not be going away anytime soon, says Rich Checkan, president & COO, Asset Strategies International.
The worldwide transition from internal combustion engine powered to electrically powered vehicles is well underway, suggests Neil Macneale, editor of 2-for-1 Stock Split Newsletter.
The market is falling, and the CBOE SPX Volatility Index (VIX) (fear index) is rising, states Steve Reitmeister, editor of Reitmeister Total Return.
Two of the eleven sectors rose, with nine sectors performing worse than the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) up +0.04%. Energy (XLE) and Communication Services (XLC) were the leading sectors, while Consumer Discretionary (XLY) and Real Estate (XLRE) were the weakest, states Bonnie Gortler of bonniegortler.com.
Those that read my analysis regularly know that I do not take general market fundamentals or news into account when I analyze the stock market, states Avi Gilburt of ElliottWaveTrader.net.
I spotted an anomaly in the market last week which makes me wonder what may happen next. And here is a hint: something big may be brewing, says Joe Duarte of In the Money Options.
Since the beginning of 2019, the S&P 500 has almost exactly doubled in value. That even includes the COVID recession, which saw the index drop more than 30% in just more than a month, but also ushered in the loosest monetary conditions in history, explains David Dierking, editor of TheStreet's ETF Focus.

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Buying value in a bear market is the correct strategy. There is a natural downside protection. Buying value with a catalyst gives you a greater return. Spinoffs have proved this time and time again. Jim Osman will show you where to look to find these hidden investments.

With stocks near all-time highs, inflation running away, and the Fed starting to tighten, 2022 proves to be a challenging year for investors. Michael Lee will cover the best assets to combat this tough environment from both a return and risk standpoint.
Everyone–including you–can, and will hit a few home-run and grand-slam trades if you have been trading long enough. But these one-off and rare trades generally only make up a portion of your overall account growth. Making money long-term is generated from a synergy of different strategies working together as a whole for your portfolio. Learn the Total ETF Portfolio (TEP) method to profit as a trader and investor owning hot sectors, indexes, and bonds with different strategies. Become an efficient ETF trader—fewer trades, lower drawdowns, higher returns.

Investing in early-stage startups and private companies provides the opportunity for significant returns but without proper due diligence can lead to disaster. Black Dog Venture Partners' CEO Scott Kelly will provide potential investors with the tools to properly evaluate start-up opportunities while reducing the risks.

Founder and chairman of Research Affiliates, Rob Arnott explores the myths prevailing in our current market environment, which in turn, give rise to potentially rewarding long-term opportunities. In his 30-minute session, Rob puts into perspective the stock valuations of today's most popular companies, explains how to identify asset bubbles (and anti-bubbles), and discusses where compelling long-term market opportunities reside.

Billion-dollar firms and hedge funds protect themselves from risk in a way that, typically, normal investors do not. Non-linear investing allows you to maintain your upside potential as the market rises, but also to protect yourself from a large market drop. Since late 2019, the Regents Partners Equity Fund family has returned over 400% using this strategy to invest aggressively while maintaining downside protection to help prevent losses in large market crashes, like we saw in March 2020. Come learn how you can be part of the Regents Partners family.

Asbury Research's Chief Market Strategist, John Kosar, CMT uses his 40 years of experience and Asbury's in-house models to identify the specific parts of the market that still have some upside potential following an extremely strong 2021. And, in a year that is likely to be heavily influenced by increasing inflationary pressures, John will also share Asbury's tools and models that identify emerging market declines quickly-before they can do serious damage to your portfolio. Mr. Kosar's presentation will cover US and global stock markets, US market sectors and industry groups, US interest rates, key commodity markets, and the latest signals from Asbury Research's quantitative models.

The digitization of the developing world has now reached an inflection point. The unique innovation born in Silicon Valley has spread, been adapted, and matured to a point where unicorns from all corners of the developing world are now going public. With billions of digital natives as a tailwind, these companies will be the drivers of transformation that lead their respective countries into the Digital Age. Kevin Carter will delve into these new names, the fundamental changes taking place in developing economies, preference for online shopping via the smartphone, and how Gen-Z will drive the next leg of this growing digital revolution spreading the globe.


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  • How to capitalize on the next five billion connected consumers in the developing world.

  • Explain how McKinsey's "biggest growth opportunity in the history of capitalism" is now on discount.

  • The coming great leap forward for a rapidly digitizing India.

  • How traditional broad Emerging Market ETFs are fundamentally flawed.



The year ahead will be challenging for traders and to succeed, we will need a strategy which can adapt to changing market conditions while remaining profitable. In this presentation, Ian Murphy will introduce his favorite daily swing trading strategy and show how it can be used in any equity market with any trading platform. This reliable and consistent strategy is not complicated, and recent trades will be demonstrated on Mr. Murphy's charts.

The market is in sync with the market cycles and timing is key to trading success. By having a roadmap and simple timing tools, a trader has a structure to navigate the markets for consistent profits. In this session, learn to anticipate market direction and have a sense of where the market is going before placing a trade by reading the Market Map. Ms. Samuels will provide live market examples to show you how you can find better trade entries and profit targets using simple tools.

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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.

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