Gary Gordon

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

5 Reasons Why the UK ETF Still Rules

5 Reasons Why the UK ETF Still Rules

If you are light on foreign holdings and if you have cash to put to work, consider EWU.

ETF Diversification Reclaims Its Mojo

ETF Diversification Reclaims Its Mojo

Are U.S. stocks still the place to be? Yes and no.

Is the Economy Improving? These 3 ETF Indicators Challenge

Is the Economy Improving? These 3 ETF Indicators Challenge

It's unclear if investors are embracing the Fed's expressed confidence.

3 Ways an ETF Investor Can Approach an Erratic Stock Market

3 Ways an ETF Investor Can Approach an Erratic Stock Market

Think short-term hedging, defense and multiple assets.

Foreign Developed ETFs vs. Domestic Stock ETFs

Foreign Developed ETFs vs. Domestic Stock ETFs

Investors who allocated a portion of their capital abroad have been experiencing a whole lot of performance envy lately.

Are Consumer ETFs Going the Way of the VCR?

Are Consumer ETFs Going the Way of the VCR?

One has to wonder if we may be witnessing a last hurrah for stocks tied to household consumption.

Don't Be So Negative on Commodity-Related ETFs

Don't Be So Negative on Commodity-Related ETFs

The herd appears to be ignoring the reality that it is buying stocks near all-time highs while simultaneously dismissing the potential of commodities after years of disappointment.

3 High-Yielding ETFs That Hit 52-Week Highs

3 High-Yielding ETFs That Hit 52-Week Highs

Exchange-traded fund enthusiasts are not throwing in the towel when it comes to the pursuit of higher yielding income, whether it comes from junk bonds, master limited partnerships or multi-asset funds.

ETFs Let You Invest With Your Head, Not Your Heart

ETFs Let You Invest With Your Head, Not Your Heart

When things go wrong you have to cut underperformers, even your favorites, and invest in something else.

Against the Herd: Lower, Not Higher, Rates in 2014

Against the Herd: Lower, Not Higher, Rates in 2014

If a stock correction is severe enough, the Federal Reserve may vote to increase its monthly bond purchasing activity.