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

Let’s kickstart things and conduct a quick thought experiment, shall we, asks Chris Vermeulen of The Technical Traders.
Something special happened for the bulls last week. For the greater part of 2022, any headlines that alluded to the Fed being more aggressive than the current mindset of the market were met with sell first, ask questions later, taking the major averages to fresh lows, explains Bryan Perry, editor of Cash Machine.
In recent years, more and more shopping has taken place online, states Jim Woods of The Deep Woods.
Bull Markets are a way to describe the environment. Individual stocks do not enter "bull markets". That's not a thing, explains JC Parets of AllStarCharts.com.
Investors were in the holiday spirit last week buying stocks, notes Bonnie Gortler of bonniegortler.com.
Neither bulls nor bears on Friday showed much interest in pushing their agenda. The S&P 500 (SPX) finished the session essentially flat at 4,026, states Jon Markman, editor of Strategic Advantage.
With the Thanksgiving holiday behind us and Cyber Monday in full swing, it’s time to look ahead to the final trading month in 2022, writes Ian Murphy of MurphyTrading.com.
The Santa Claus rally period always covers the last five trading days of the year and the first two of the new year and they could indicate what’s to come in 2023, notes Bob Lang of ExplosiveOptions.net.
It’s always a good idea to keep your eye on the big picture for gold, suggests Mary Anne and Pamela Aden, editors of The Aden Forecast — and participants in the Money, Metals & Mining Virtual Expo, streaming live on December 6-7. Register here for free.
A recent favorable report of a cooling in the annual Consumer Price Index to 7.7% sent stocks soaring, with the 14th biggest one-day gain in the Nasdaq Index’s 51-year history, recalls Jim Stack, money manager, market historian and editor of InvesTech Research.

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Hear from Cathie Wood on why innovation is the key to growth in a portfolio and how these technologies are changing the very fabric of our society. Cathie joins Erin Allen from BMO ETFs as they discuss how to identify long-term investment opportunities resulting from technological innovations such as robotics, artificial intelligence, energy storage, DNA sequencing, and blockchain technology. By focusing solely on disruptive innovation, they look to deliver long-term capital appreciation and performance with a low correlation to traditional investment strategies. They will also discuss why now could be a good opportunity to add this type of growth to one's portfolio and ways to use these ETFs in your portfolio. ARK Invest has partnered with BMO Global Asset Management bringing their flagship ETFs to Canada; ARKK, ARGW, and ARKG.

Etienne J. Bouchard, ETF strategist at Fidelity Investments Canada discusses various investment factors and the implications of higher interest rates. In a world of constant uncertainty, diversification remains of utmost importance. Mr. Bouchard outlines how to build an all-weather, All-in-One ETF portfolio to help mitigate volatility, capture strategic alpha over time, as well as offer competitive pricing.

Inflation, geopolitics, earnings uncertainty, and central bank tightening are a few of the drivers that have depressed the prices of risk assets in 2022. As a result, many investors have been seeking out products that can provide some downside protection, like covered call strategies. However, not all covered call strategies are created equal. Before allocating to any of these products, it is important to understand their strengths and weakness given various market environments.
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.
Discover actions only available in down-markets that you can leverage when managing client portfolios. Lower asset prices present unique opportunities for tax management and portfolio management. With year-end coming up and markets still off their highs, these strategies can be used today to help put your clients on the path to success.

Explore what empirically makes the biggest difference in clients' lives. Specifically, the impact of portfolio construction, rebalancing, tax management, and behavioral design on investor returns. This ultimately rolls up into better client results and happier, more fulfilling client relationships.

(This session is eligible for one hour CE credit from the CFP Board)




History warned investors that 2022 would likely slip into a meaningful decline early in the year, accompanied by elevated price volatility. It also cautioned that there were enough macro ingredients in play to threaten a recession. Encouragingly, history also says "This, too, shall pass" and that Q4 of 2022 and the first two quarters of 2023 typically experience the highest average S&P 500 price returns—along with dramatically reduced volatility—when compared with the entire 16-quarter presidential cycle. Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist of CFRA, discuss whether fundamental and technical outlooks suggest that history will indeed repeat, or if the market will be challenged once again.
Surging inflation. Rising recession risk. A shifting political landscape. Tighter monetary policy. Investors face plenty of challenges in this market. But volatility can also create unique opportunities. This panel will explore how you can help your clients avoid the former, while better capitalizing on the latter.



T. Rowe Price's Asset Allocation Committee remains cautious on risk assets, but has sentiment gotten too negative? Sebastien rarely saw such a glum mood on Wall Street. He will explain where they are already seeing pockets of opportunity.

We'll be sharing a few simple steps that you can take during today's market towards taking control of your finances and obtaining the kind of lifestyle you desire. During this webinar, we plan to share how to set personal financial goals, determine where you are today and where you want to be in the future, how to establish a very clear "why" around the vision for yourself and your financial future, and how best to evaluate income streams that align with your "why" so you can gain greater control over your cash flow, all in five simple steps!


BONUS WORKSHEET, for all those that do attend our webinar, you will receive a free personal financial worksheet to help you with the five simple steps.



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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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November 29 - December 1, 2022