Did That Market Drop Get Your Attention?

Did That Market Drop Get Your Attention?

Mark Hulbert writes that market timers have reacted to the stock market's selloff with a big yawn.

Low VIX Once Again Signals Caution, So Mitigate Your Risk Via Puts

Low VIX Once Again Signals Caution, So Mitigate Your Risk Via Puts

It's time to talk about having protection in order to hedge against potential losses should another pullback hit.

Buy the Semiconductor ETF as China Trade Talks Continue

Buy the Semiconductor ETF as China Trade Talks Continue

Buy the iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF on weakness to its 50-day simple moving average at $197.70 as trade talks with China continue.

Income Strategies for Volatile Times: Munis, Treasuries and Bond Ladders

Income Strategies for Volatile Times: Munis, Treasuries and Bond Ladders

There are an array of low-risk, fixed-income opportunities to consider for investors seeking shelter from a stormy market.

How I'd Play the VIX Right Now Amid Trade Talks and Tweets

How I'd Play the VIX Right Now Amid Trade Talks and Tweets

I think the high in the VIX is in unless the worst happens between now and Friday.

TD Ameritrade Cuts Fees on ETF Trades in Further Blow to Mutual Funds

TD Ameritrade Cuts Fees on ETF Trades in Further Blow to Mutual Funds

As competition heats up in the exchange-traded funds industry, TD Ameritrade nearly doubles the roster of ETFs eligible for commission-free purchases.

May's Market Outlook: It's Too Quiet Out There

May's Market Outlook: It's Too Quiet Out There

Rob Isbitts says we need to remember that, at some point, the market will return to its unfinished business from late last year.

Why the World's Central Banks Are Going Gaga Over Gold

Why the World's Central Banks Are Going Gaga Over Gold

The world's central banks are snapping up the metal at the fastest rate in almost half a century in a trend that looks poised to continue.

11 Favorite Funds and ETFs for Global Diversification

11 Favorite Funds and ETFs for Global Diversification

Mutual funds and ETFs are particularly well suited for those seeking to add global exposure to their portfolios.

How to Trade the Energy Sector ETF Following Crude Oil Volatility

How to Trade the Energy Sector ETF Following Crude Oil Volatility

The Energy ETF is below its quarterly pivot at $66.62 which indicates risk to its monthly and semiannual value levels at $57.50 and $55.70, respectively.