Speaker Details


Ron Rowland, the editor of All Star Fund Trader, is widely regarded as an authority and leading practitioner of mutual fund investing. He has been quoted and profiled in nearly every major financial publication. Mr. Rowland's more than three decades of investment experience began in 1970 with the purchase of stocks using money earned from delivering newspapers. In 1986, he put his technical experience to work developing advanced computerized investment techniques for the mutual fund industry. In 1991, Mr. Rowland became a registered investment advisor and launched The Sector Ace, an investment newsletter specializing in sector mutual fund trading. The newsletter expanded its coverage to include ETFs and the name was changed to All Star Fund Trader. He is also the editor of 21st Century Superpower Trader with Weiss Research and contributes a weekly column for their Money and Markets publication.

Content from Ron Rowland

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ICAN: Socially-Responsible Returns

Environmental concerns have historically been the domain of politics. But as time goes on, and with publicly traded companies facing increasing regulation, more companies appear to be considering e…

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An ETF for the ETF Industry?

It was only a matter of time before someone created an ETF to track the ETF industry. With the introduction of the ETF Industry Exposure & Financial Services ETF (TETF), that time has come, expl…

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ETF Sector Analysis

Defensive sectors are on the rise and already control the top of the rankings, explains ETF sector analyst Ron Rowland, editor of Invest with an Edge. Real Estate, one of the new-era defensive sec…

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A Guide to Event-Driven ETFs

Event-driven investing strategies attempt to profit from market inefficiencies that often occur in conjunction with various corporate events such as M&A, spin-offs, splits, buybacks, IPOs, and …

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A New Role for REITs?

Important changes are coming to way that real estate investment trusts are categorized within the financial sector; the better understand these developments, we turn to sector expert Ron Rowland, e…

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Retail Showdown

Retailing is big business. Although the retailing industry is not one of the ten major economic sectors of the Global Industry Classification Standard, it does play a major role within the Con…

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Income Mix from Multi-Assets

Just rolled out, this new UBS exchange traded note (ETN) is targeted at investors desiring significant monthly income from a diversified multi-asset mix, notes Ron Rowland in Invest with…

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One for the Doubting Thomases

Last week's tepid economic report gave the doubters of the recovery some ammunition for their stances, writes Ron Rowland of All Star Investor. Economic reports threw a wet blanket on t…