Pairs trading with the SPY and SPLV ETFs may be a good strategy.
Janet Brown, portfolio manager of the FundX Conservative Upgrader Fund, says these exchange-traded funds will help you sleep at night.
The PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility ETF is up 3.4 percent thus far in 2016, outperforming the good old S&P 500 index by two full percentage points.
So-called smart-beta exchange-traded funds are lapping up assets at so rapid a pace that some observers see a bubble. In the meantime, they're stealing market share from hedge funds.
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