Investors reaching for yield should be wary about leveraged products that can increase income but have higher degrees of risk.
The recent complacency in stocks has created an environment of low volatility and general boredom. When this ends, we are going to see a bifurcation between stocks and bonds that will lend itself to additional trading opportunities.
TIPS can be an effective tool at fighting inflationary effects but they can still be hurt by rising interest rates.
International dividend-paying ETFs may offer higher yields and greater diversification than domestic equities.
Technical and fundamental data continue to show conflicting views on the direction of gold ETFs.
Small-cap weakness may be a sign of additional downside for the broader market -- but there are still pockets of value.
Vanguard is in third place in ETFs but the company has the opportunity to take significant assets from competitors with these smart moves.
Conservative stock ETFs may be just what your portfolio needs to weather the stock market's turbulence.
Having the patience to wait for a short-term pullback will offer a more attractive entry point for money on the sidelines.
Many innovative high-yield ETFs can provide alternative asset exposure and non-correlated returns for income investors.