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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Stock markets will remain on edge today as traders react to the slightest indication the FOMC might waiver from the well-flagged (and highly anticipated) 0.5% rate increase next Wednesday, writes Ian Murphy of MurphyTrading.com.
A Manhattan court heard a case in 1994 to rule whether three card monte was a game of skill or a game of chance; the judge ruled that three card monte was a game of skill, and the defendant was not guilty of illegal gambling, explains Kelley Wright, value investor and editor of Investment Quality Trends.
Bulls came out of the gate early Wednesday with purpose, states Jon Markman, editor of Strategic Advantage.
Indeed, it looks like Mike Wilson of Morgan Stanley called it right when he previously predicted stocks would rally to a range of 4,000 to 4,150 before the bear market resumes in earnest, states Steve Reitmeister of Reitmeister Total Return.
Large ETF buying signals near-term overbought stock market. Too much buying is a contra indicator, states Lucas Downey of Mapsignals.com.
Bill Gates is the 4th richest person in the world; his net worth of ~$129 billion is a massive amount of money, notes Bob Ciura, editor of Sure Dividend.
Recent remarks from Fed Chair Powell essentially confirmed that the FOMC will be slowing the pace of rate rises — the conventional wisdom being that December will feature a 50-basis-point hike rather than another consecutive 75-basis-point hike, observes Monty Guild in Guild Investment Management's Market Commentary.
Insider buying and selling have proven to be a great indication of what the people running a company think of the business’s prospects; I recently I ran across one insider filing that I found both interesting and potentially profitable, suggests Tim Melvin, editor of The 20% Letter.
With the year quickly coming to a close, investors have only a few more weeks with which to impact their tax burden for 2022, suggests Chuck Carlson, dividend reinvestment specialist and editor of DRIP Investor.
The S&P 500 rose 5.4% in price in November, for its second-consecutive monthly advance. The last time the S&P 500 was able to post successive gains was August 2021, recalls chief investment strategist Sam Stovall in CFRA Research's flagship newsletter, The Outlook. 

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Dana Samuelson will explain why the US economy is on the edge of a true recession, and potentially a severe one. Leading economic indicators have been weakening for several months and the future looks worse. Equity values may be especially vulnerable when you consider todays value metrics against every previous major economic turning point. Meanwhile gold has already rallied from cyclical lows but remains undervalued relative to the value of the US dollar, our debt, the global economy, and global inflation.
Entrusting money to the state is grave error, reads the preface to Murray Rothbard's classic treatise 'What Has Government Done to Our Money?' Decades later, with US inflation at a 40-year high, it's clear why. Inflation is everywhere, and not leaving anytime soon. The economic consequences will be severe, particularly for those who fail to prepare. Fortunately, theres still time. In this session, Albert Lu discusses investment strategies designed to avoid the catastrophic consequences of inflation and to come out ahead.

In this session, David Morgan will discuss the planned reset via WEF, adoption possibilities, resistance, precious metals involvement, and personal responsibility.
Join Garret Patten and Zac Mannes of Stock Waves to learn how they use Elliott Wave to stay on top of rotation opportunities between sector ETFs and get clues as to what the broad market will do.

After hearing from the ETF experts for two days, Pat Dunwoody will provide an overview of the industry, debunk several of the ETF myths that continue to exist, and share the overall view of the strength and future of the industry. This will confirm that ETFs are the right investment vehicles for your portfolio.
Asset allocation ETFs continue to grow in popularity, and for good reason. These simple to use, all-in-one solutions offer investors a diversified low cost ETF that rebalances for them back to their selected asset mix. In this session, we discuss asset allocation and best practices for constructing a well diversified portfolio. We will break down the different ways to use these all-in-one Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) in your portfolios, and highlight some innovative income based solutions to enhance the yield in your portfolio.

The TINA acronym is often used to inspire optimism for low-performing markets as we've seen in 2022. With a growing ETF market and investors looking to explore alternatives, our industry-leading panelists share what ETF types investors should consider, from rising industries and ESG to factor ETFs, as well as the ETF strategies and products that make sense right now and into 2023.

Please join Horizons ETFs for a covered call conversation with Brock Smusiak, AVP business development, Horizons ETFs, as he discusses: why use a covered call strategy, active covered call ETFs, covered call writing strategies, and adding diversification to your equity portfolio.
Warren Buffett once referred to leveraged derivatives as financial weapons of mass destruction. Although derivatives had a major role in the 2009 financial crisis, they can nevertheless be very powerful trading tools if you know how to use them properly. In this webinar, Andrew Aziz will discuss the dos and don'ts of using leveraged products for day trading in the current volatile bear market of 2022. Andrew Aziz will walk you through his strategies for trading leveraged products such as TQQQ and he will provide examples from his recent trades in addition to data on the profits and losses he made on those trades.

Over the past 31 years, there have been 26 market corrections. During that time, active management has outperformed passive management 19 out of 26 times, with an average rate of outperformance of 1.48%. Join Lisa Langley as she discusses how to best utilize actively managed ETFs to mitigate risk in volatile market conditions.

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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.