Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)

Melvin Pasternak's picture
You Could See +19% Gains With This Pharma ETF

As the U.S. government passes the landmark healthcare bill, this exchange-traded fund could see a quick +19% gain.

by Melvin Pasternak | March 29, 2010
Bear Market Insurance

The market has risen by historic proportions in the past year. While this rise could continue, investors might want to hedge their bets in today's uncertain environment. One strategy: A security that goes up when the market goes down.

by Tom Hutchinson | March 17, 2010
Brad Briggs's picture
Own a Piece of Brazil's Future

Investors who want to capture the real potential of emerging powerhouses like Brazil won't look to the traditional exchange-traded funds on the market. They'll look here instead...

by Brad Briggs | March 16, 2010
Nathan Slaughter's picture
How to Access this South American 'Miracle' Economy

In the quest for emerging markets with long-term potential, the BRIC powerhouses of Brazil, Russia, India and China almost always take center stage. Rarely do you see much ink devoted to this up-and-coming country.

by Nathan Slaughter | February 21, 2010
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These Funds Are Immune to Interest Rates

Funds that hold these securities aren't just immune to rate hikes -- they actually benefit from them. So, if the combination of safety, liquidity and high yields sounds intriguing, then keep on reading.

by Nathan Slaughter | January 12, 2010
Brad Briggs's picture
Three Underrated ETF Hotspots

These three countries should be on investors' radar screens for 2010. They may not be the first places that come to mind, but they have a shot at being the year's top performers.

by Brad Briggs | January 08, 2010
Nathan Slaughter's picture
These Firms Could Skyrocket -- Here's How to Own a Piece of All of Them...

After a lull in the exchange-traded fund universe, there has been a flurry of new launches in the past few months. But there's one fund in particular I think should be near the top of your watch list in the new year.

by Nathan Slaughter | January 07, 2010
The Income Secret Right Under Your Nose

A sideways market combined with an uncertain future makes it all the more important to focus on safe, steady dividends. One asset class accomplishes this like no other -- but no one seems to notice it. Find out what I'm talking about.

by Tom Hutchinson | December 29, 2009
Income Investing's New Frontier

The financial crisis means a new set of rules apply to income investors in the post-meltdown era. These markets offer historic opportunities for sky-high yields and growth.

by Tom Hutchinson | December 21, 2009
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Three Resolutions for a Profitable New Year

Eat whatever you want. Forget exercise. But do these three (painless) things to ensure a happy 2010.

by Andy Obermueller | December 16, 2009