NEW YORK (ETF Expert) -- Many of the major financial publications and news services are clamoring for 2011 predictions. I've already fielded requests from WSJ, Dow Jones and Investor's Business Daily.
It doesn't seem to matter that I am not, nor have I ever been, a "buy-hold-n-hoper." The media have deadlines. They want my picks. And calendar-year prognosticating is a time-honored tradition for capturing more readers.
Okay... so I play the game. In fact, I played it so well in 2010, my "Lazy 7" ETF Portfolio dramatically outperformed the S&P 500.
At this point, I'm ready to give a number of ETFs that should benefit from peering into my crystal ball. In fact, I'll give 5 ETFs that I like quite a bit, stop-loss limit orders notwithstanding.
However, if you're looking for the "Lazy 2011 Portfolio, you'll need to wait until Dec. 31. A portfolio requires diversification through non-correlating assets, especially if it has to be held for 12 months. So for now, let me offer 5 ETFs that should benefit from a global macro-economic perspective --not as a portfolio, but as a list. (Note: In essence, this is the same list that I am providing to the financial journalists in the mainstream media.)
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