Commentary Articles in ETFs

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7 ETFs to Buy in 2014 - ETF News And Commentary

1/2/2014, 2:00 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, ETFs

2013 was a phenomenal year for stock investing, as the S&P 500 added more than 30% in the time frame. This came after a flat 2012, and the great performance was had despite worries over the… Read More

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Aerospace and Defense ETF Investing 101 - ETF News And Commentary

1/2/2014, 12:06 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, ETFs

The aerospace and defense sector found its largest base in the U.S. with a military budget fittingly impressive. Of late, investors may rightly be worried about the fate of the defense industry in… Read More

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Should Investors Avoid Emerging Market ETFs in 2014? - ETF News And Commentary

1/2/2014, 10:09 am from Zacks.com in Investing, ETFs

Emerging market investments, once a favorite investing destination, has mostly seen a pathetic 2013 thanks to the taper talk by the Federal Reserve. The fears deepened again when the Fed finally… Read More

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Is This the Year for the Coal ETF? - ETF News And Commentary

1/1/2014, 1:05 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, ETFs

Coal as a sector has been beaten down by lower natural gas prices, muted electricity demand growth, reduced export demand and the need to conform to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA)… Read More

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Top Ranked Foreign Small Cap ETF in Focus - ETF News And Commentary

12/31/2013, 12:00 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, ETFs

The U.S. markets are hitting new all time highs each passing day.┬áLed by higher business and consumer confidence, the U.S. economy grew at the best pace in around two years during the third… Read More

David Fabian

2014 ETF Income Investing Ideas: Part 1 - Bonds

12/31/2013, 9:15 am from David Fabian in Investing, ETFs, Bonds, Investing Ideas

Income investors face a brave new world in 2014 that is punctuated by real interest rates trending higher and the Federal Reserve slowly reducing the pace of their quantitative easing measures. … Read More

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Profit from Small Caps with These Value ETFs - ETF News And Commentary

12/31/2013, 8:00 am from Zacks.com in Investing, ETFs

Small caps have been the star performers this year and will likely continue their winning streak even to start 2014. Things are shaping up well in the U.S. market with the Dow and the S&P 500… Read More

ETFguide

The Fallacy of Low P/E Ratios

12/30/2013, 2:50 pm from ETFguide in Investing, ETFs

What's is the S&P 500's real price to earnings (P E) ratio anyway? Tune into one media outlet and they claim, "The S&P only has a P E of 16.2x". Another money manager states the… Read More

Deborah Fuhr

A Closer Look at Japan's ETF Performance in 2013

12/30/2013, 2:28 pm from Deborah Fuhr in Investing, ETFs, Earnings, International

The stimulus package introduced by Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has helped to propel Japan, the world's third-largest economy, to end the last trading day of 2013 with the Nikkei 225… Read More

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3 Best Performing Consumer ETFs This Holiday Season - ETF News And Commentary

12/30/2013, 2:00 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, ETFs

Despite the weak start and six less shopping days, the 2013 U.S. holiday season touted the most crucial since the 2008 recession turned out stronger than most analysts' expectation. This is… Read More