Direxion is expanding its line of strategic beta ETFs by teaming with Value Line to launch a trio of new funds, said the company's president Brian Jacobs.
Investors should consider increasing their European exposure in the wake of the dollar's strength, but avoid emerging market equities.
Retirees seeking a steady stream of income should consider immediate annuities once interest rates normalize, said Harold Evensky, president of Evensky & Katz.
Consolidated Water shares have been under pressure in the past year, but that will change as more people acknowledge the systemic risk associated with water scarcity.
Continental Resources has the financial resources and expertise to expand while its competitors retreat due to falling energy prices, said Kyle Brownlee, CEO of Wymer Brownlee.
Municipal bonds are a good buy, yet investors should keep an eye on Washington as states wait for funds from a national transportation bill.
Investors should not aggressively chase high yields in places like emerging market fixed income funds or junk bonds because they could lose big on the principal.
Micro-cap stocks should be viewed as an 'alternative to alternatives' because of their low correlation to other equity asset classes, said Machel Allen, CIO of Metis Global Partners.
Adding gold miner stocks and emerging markets bond funds to a portfolio will help reduce overall volatility, said Chris Minnucci, author of 'The Death of Buy and Hold.'
Home sellers pocket the highest prices in March, while buyers get far better bargains in November and December, said Stan Humphries, Zillow Chief Economist and Co-Author of 'Zillow Talk.'