Michael Krause

Michael Krause is president and founder of AltaVista Independent Research. AltaVista provides fundamentally driven analysis of exchange-traded funds to help investors select ETFs based on investment merit, much the same way they would evaluate a single stock. The firm offers both print and online ETF research to subscribers, but does not manage clients' money. Mr. Krause is also a frequent contributor to broadcast and print media.

Recent Articles By The Author

Emerging Markets Command Premium

Globalization gives these companies easier access to capital, and their markets have expanded.

Biggest Bargains in ETFs

SPY is still better than some small-cap indices.

Financial ETF Looks Good in the Bargain Bin

Subprime-fallout fears aren't showing up in earnings of the financial sector SPDR.

Earnings Estimates Favor Industrial, Health ETFs

But analysts are forecasting weaker second quarter earnings for companies in the consumer discretionary SPDR.

Growth Still Lags Value In Large Caps

But is growth the new value in small caps?