Certified Financial Planner Gary A. Gordon, MS, is the president of Pacific Park Financial, an SEC-registered investment adviser in California. He has more than 25 years of experience as a personal coach in money matters, including risk assessment, small-business development and portfolio management, and has taught finance in Mexico, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the U.S. He wrote the draft copy for Maverick Investing, a McGraw-Hill publication, and writes commentary for Seeking Alpha in addition to ETF Expert, for which he also hosts the ETF Expert Radio Podcast.
Recent Articles By The Author
What ETF Performance Shows About the Likelihood of Recession
High-yield bonds and foreign stock ETFs caused a collective stir in July. It was not until the start of September we began to see other asset classes flounder.
Time to Sell Some of Your Small-Cap Exchange-Traded Funds
Maybe you should be focusing on the bearish turn in small-cap stock ETFs instead of Alibaba.
How Currency-Hedged Stock ETFs Can Protect a Diversified Portfolio
How can a value-oriented investor commit to overseas stocks when the U.S. dollar is crushing the yen, euro and pound? Here's how.
Profit Margins, Stock ETFs and the 'Uh Oh' Indicator
What do bond buyers see that stock shareholders do not?
Hedged Japan ETFs May Shine on Efforts to Weaken the Yen
If anyone could promise a two-year return in the neighborhood of 65%, you would not care if it happened in a flash or in a slow uptrend. Or would you?
These 5 ETF Charts Are Killing 'Risk-On' Exhilaration
Is it still wise to buy every dip? Commodities, consumer stocks, the banking sector, European equities as well as small-caps might provide a different perspective.
5 Days of Fearful August Trading Provide ETF Insights
In the volatile first week of August, not every 'risk-on' asset collapsed.
Emerging Markets vs. U.S. Small-Caps: Which Provides Better Reward for the Risk?
Small company overvaluation as well as emerging market undervaluation are beginning to play a part in current market dynamics.
Is a Little 'Bubble Paranoia' Good for Your ETF Portfolio?
You do need to maintain stock ETFs in your portfolio, regardless of stretched fundamentals.
The Bears Are Wrong, Wrong, Wrong on Gold ETFs
You do not need to be a gold bug to appreciate the probability the gold mining segment may be ready for a sharp upturn.