David Dierking is an analyst and writer focusing primarily on ETFs, mutual funds, dividend income strategies, and retirement planning. He is a current contributor for Seeking Alpha, ETF Daily News, MutualFunds.com, and ETFdb.com. Mr. Dierking has also contributed to Motley Fool, ETF Trends, and Investopedia. He was also included in the panel for ETFReference.com's 101 ETF Investing Tips from the Experts.
Many income seekers, including retirees, have resigned themselves to the fact that their portfolios just may never generate the kinds of dividends that they want, explains David Dierking, editor of ETF Focus on TheStreet.
Here's a simple ETF portfolio using just 4 ETFs offering ultra-low fees; they offer strong diversification and flexibility that would be appropriate for many retirees, notes David Dierking, editor of TheStreet's ETF Focus.
The behavior of utilities, consumer staples, small-caps, Treasuries and the dollar are all signs of a defensive pivot taking place; here's a look at 6 "safe haven" ETFs for an increasingly dangerous market, cautions David Dierking, editor of TheStreet's ETF Focus.
Investors who had gotten used to the slow, steady ascent in equity prices in 2017 probably got a jolt of reality recently. Is this the beginning of a turnaround in the market that many have been fearing? Not necessarily, notes David Dierking, exchange-traded fund expert and editor of ETF Focus.