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 broad stock market has strongly reversed upward at the end of last week, says Larry McMillan of Option Strategist.
One day after the Federal Reserve signaled a slow-and-steady approach to tapering fixed-income asset purchases, it was up and away for the S&P 500 (SPX), says Jon Markman, growth-stock specialist and editor of Strategic Advantage.
Until recently a Select fund, Fidelity Environment & Alternative Energy (FSLEX) is now a part of Fidelity’s expanding suite of “socially con-cious” funds, notes John Bonnanzio, mutual fund expert and editor of Fidelity Monitor & Insight.
Lately, I’ve started to notice many signs suggesting we are now well past the peak in risk appetites, states Jesse Felder of The Felder Report.
The SPDR S&P Bank ETF (KBE) is an exchange-traded fund that invests in banks as an industry, specifically those financial companies that are included in the S&P 500, explains Jim Woods, editor of The Deep Woods.
In his industry leading Dividend Detective newsletter, Harry Domash looks at a diverse range of income opportunities; here, he reviews 4 new ideas — a financial sector REIT, a growth-oriented ETF, a closed-end fund, speculative business development company.
In our opinion, the main concern that the market has to deal with going forward is inflation. Fed Chairman, Jerome Powell’s recent comments that it was transitory are becoming increasingly more suspect, notes technician and relative strength specialist Dan Sullivan, editor of The Chartist.
I heard some news recently that slipped right past most investors. And to me, it sounded like someone firing the starting pistol for the race in battery metals, asserts Sean Brodrick, growth stock specialist and editor of WealthWave.
When seeking to add a technology presence to our covered-call writing and put-selling portfolios, we can do so by using exchange-traded funds (ETFs) based on technology benchmarks, explains Alan Ellman of The Blue Collar Investor.
Investors turned cautious on Friday after consecutive days of gains, states Bonnie Gortler of bonniegortler.com.

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