Commentary Articles in ETFs


Is it Time to Hedge GLD?

1/28/2013, 3:12 pm from ETFguide in Investing, ETFs

In a recent article , Tim Iacono, of Iacono Research, lamented that it was getting tough to be a gold bull. The good news for gold bulls who own it via the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA:GLD)… Read More

iShares Files for Momentum-Based ETF - ETF News And Commentary

1/28/2013, 2:30 pm from in Investing, ETFs

iShares, the world's biggest provider of ETFs , is once again stuffing a number of products into the pipeline. Just the other day, the company announced plans for value and risk focused funds… Read More

Teeka Tiwari

ETFs: Two Defensive Plays Worth Considering

1/28/2013, 1:58 pm from Teeka Tiwari in Investing, ETFs, Investing Ideas, Stocks

With the stock market all a-twitter and looking like it's 1999 again, I thought it would make sense to take a look at some boring and overlooked market sectors that have been underperforming, but… Read More


Share Buybacks With ETFs

1/28/2013, 1:28 pm from IndexUniverse in Investing, ETFs

Companies have snapped up their own shares on the open market with increasing frequency in recent months. They do so for a variety of reasons, and investors have long used their actions as… Read More

3 ETFs at the Heart of The Recent Rally - ETF News And Commentary

1/28/2013, 12:51 pm from in Investing, ETFs

The fourth quarter earnings season has been fairly upbeat given the fact that a majority of companies that have reported so far have beaten expectations on both the bottom and top lines. While… Read More

New Leadership in the Tech ETF Space? - ETF News And Commentary

1/28/2013, 12:00 pm from in Investing, ETFs

Tech companies have long been leaders of the market. Firms like Apple ( AAPL ) have powered portfolios for quite some time, but there is now some speculation-and hard data-that suggests… Read More


GUNR Gains On Investor Appetite For Risk

1/25/2013, 9:10 pm from IndexUniverse in Investing, ETFs

The FlexShares Morningstar Global Upstream Natural Resources ETF (NYSEArca:GUNR) saw its total assets break above $1 billion this week-just over a year after its inception-in a testament… Read More


Are Equity Investors too Complacent?

1/25/2013, 8:12 pm from ETFguide in Investing, ETFs

A skeptic is defined as someone not convinced something is true and typically requires evidence to validate claims made by others.  In the world of investing, a contrarian falls… Read More


Apple In The Garden Of Equal

1/25/2013, 3:56 pm from IndexUniverse in Investing, ETFs

There's a good chance you've noticed that Apple has been sliding for the past three months. If you hold a portfolio that is made entirely of index funds, you're probably not worried about it. … Read More

Zacks Top Ranked Commodity ETF in Focus: JJM - ETF News And Commentary

1/25/2013, 1:03 pm from in Investing, ETFs

Industrial metals of late have been given a solid boost thanks to the new found optimism over the broad American industrial industry. However, the metals have yet to receive support from… Read More