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.
Since the beginning of 2019, the S&P 500 has almost exactly doubled in value. That even includes the COVID recession, which saw the index drop more than 30% in just more than a month, but also ushered in the loosest monetary conditions in history, explains David Dierking, editor of TheStreet's ETF Focus.
Blockchain has been one of the top performing market sectors of 2021. The link to bitcoin and ethereum is pretty clear and the sector clearly benefited from the crypto boom that occurred in the post-COVID recession environment, explains David Dierking, editor of TheStreet's ETF Focus.
The "metaverse" has become a popular buzzword in the financial markets, so much so that Facebook (FB) actually rebranded itself to Meta Platforms in reflect its new strategic direction. The next-generation internet is here, asserts David Dierking, editor of The Street's ETF Focus.
Dividend stocks look like they could face an interesting environment through the rest of the year. The group briefly rode the cyclical rally over the past couple of months, but it looks like that has fizzled out, explains David Dierking, exchange traded fund expert and editor of The Street's ETF Focus.