Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)

Nathan Slaughter's picture
This Fund Gained +64% in 2010... And It's Just Getting Started

Most investors see the big gains a stock has made and think they've missed the run. But I've found a fund, backed by one of the world's most overlooked growth stories, that has notched an impressive +64% return this year. The best news is that 2011 is shaping up to be just as impressive.

by Nathan Slaughter | December 14, 2010
David Sterman's picture
The Biggest Threat to Emerging Market Stocks

They're great long-term investments, but trouble's brewing for 2011. Find out what you should do…

by David Sterman | December 06, 2010
James Brumley's picture
Which Sectors Will Be Hot in 2011? -- Don't Count on a Repeat of 2010

Which sector will be hot in 2011? History tells us not to count on a repeat of 2010, as we rarely see back-to-back banner years from any particular group of stocks. In fact, we tend to see the opposite. Here are 2010's best and worst performing sectors -- and what that suggests for 2011.

by James Brumley | December 02, 2010
Ryan Fuhrmann's picture
These 3 Countries Look Like Better Bets than China

In short, their stocks are poised to deliver better returns…

by Ryan Fuhrmann | December 01, 2010
Nathan Slaughter's picture
The One ETF to Own for 2011

Each year I scour the entire market to create an exclusive list of just 10 stocks I think deliver the best chance of beating the market in the coming year. As a special treat, I'm giving you a special peek at one pick that made my list.

by Nathan Slaughter | November 30, 2010
Tim Begany's picture
What Buffett Would Say About Harvard's Portfolio

If Warren Buffett has taught us anything, it's to invest boldly. The managers of Harvard's $27 billion endowment have learned that lesson -- but they seem to have forgotten another one. Find out where they're betting big -- and where they've got it wrong.

by Tim Begany | November 22, 2010
3 Ways to Cash-in on the $3 Trillion Merger Wave Next Year

A recent survey predicts that next year's M&A activity will reach levels not seen since the financial crisis. But chasing mergers can be risky, so here are some safer investment plays for you to get a piece of the action.

by Tom Taulli | November 17, 2010
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3 Reasons Platinum Could Outperform Gold in the Months Ahead

Platinum's rare allure is capturing investors' attention and could do even better than gold as industrial demand increases and a recovery takes hold.

by Paul Rolfes | October 22, 2010
Tim Begany's picture
This Frightening Shortage is Also a Lucrative Investment Opportunity

Certain commodities are essential to human life, yet some are becoming ever more scarce as the world population grows and climate change alters the environment. A number of companies are tackling one such major problem that affects us all, and you can invest in their efforts.

by Tim Begany | October 21, 2010
This Ignored Market Could Post Another 100-Year Winning Streak

One of history's best-performing stock markets looks set to continue its winning ways. Find out which country has posted emerging market-like returns with astonishing consistency, while offering inflation protection and a solid dividend.

by Tom Hutchinson | October 20, 2010