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With Small Caps On Fire, Consider the SGDJ Miners ETF
Today 17:06 EST
As small cap equities continue to surge, investors may want to consider sprinkling in some gold with the Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF (NYSEArca: SGDJ). SGDJ tracks small cap gold miners, but weighs...
Incorporating Entrepreneurial Leadership in Your 2021 Portfolio
Today 16:59 EST
Looking for the next big growth success story? History suggests many top performing companies are those led by a passionate entrepreneur who has the entrepreneurial spirit to take a growing firm to the...
Thanks to an increased reliance on technology last year, given the shift to working at home, among other reasons, thematics really took off. This charge forward should be carrying into 2021. With that...
Agricultural ETFs Slump Amid Weather Changes
Today 16:01 EST
After a recent surge in agricultural futures and related ETFs over the past few months, Chicago soybean futures slid almost 4.5% on Friday to their lowest in over a week, as rains across South America...
An ETF that Targets China’s Push Toward Renewable Energy
Today 15:32 EST
A China country-specific exchange traded fund targeting environmentally friendly companies has been climbing as the emerging country doubles its new renewable energy capacity. The KraneShares MSCI...
The REMX Rare Earth ETF: New Life under Biden?
Today 14:57 EST
A rare earth metals exchange traded fund has been rallying as the Biden administration looks to bolster the country’s future technologies in a new age of defense and security. The VanEck Vectors Rare...
Out With the Old… And in With Some New(s)
Today 14:31 EST
First off … thank you! 2020 is over (finally) and we are grateful to all our Advisors, Brokers, and partners who trust us with your business. We love being able to do this every day and look forward to...
U.S. Stock ETFs Dip on Lackluster Results from Tech Giants
Today 14:10 EST
U.S. markets and stock exchange traded funds slipped Friday after disappointing earnings results out of Intel and IBM, along with growing concerns over the spike in coronavirus cases across the...
Stock ETFs Slip on Dampened Stimulus Outlook
Today 12:59 EST
Stocks and index ETFs recoiled from recent record highs on Friday, as investors contemplated the likelihood of President Biden’s coronavirus stimulus plan. The Dow Jones Industrial average continued...
The Covid-19 pandemic couldn’t stop the global ETF market in 2020, as the industry took in $7.6 trillion. Traders feeding off the bullish sentiment in the ETF space can use leveraged funds like the...
ESG Has Never Been More Promising. Jump In with ‘EFIV’
Today 11:40 EST
As ETFs around the world garnered a record high $7.6 trillion in 2020, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing was one of the bright spots in the industry. With the ESG space reaching a...
Mortgages, Not Assets: How the REM ETF Invests in Real Estate
Today 11:28 EST
Covid-19 has changed the real estate investment trust (REIT) landscape, particularly commercial property and office buildings. One REIT to consider focuses on mortgages rather than physical property:...
Sometimes It Pays to Be Square: The Global X FINX ETF
Today 11:16 EST
Digital payment provider Square Inc is one stock to watch as the financial technology (fintech) space continues to grow at a rapid pace. It’s also the top holding in the Global X FinTech ETF (FINX)....
3D Printing and Healthcare: An ETF for 2 Booming Themes
Today 11:03 EST
Following a banner 2020, the ARK 3D Printing ETF (CBOE: PRNT) is already up 26% to start 2021. More upside could be on the way with the help of growing 3D printing demand in healthcare. PRNT is the...
Like Holding 5 ACES: A Winning ALPS ETF
Today 10:44 EST
Already up 21.60% to start 2021, the ALPS Clean Energy ETF (ACES) is on a torrid pace. Some market observers argue that there’s even more than meets the eye in the renewable energy realm. ACES follows...
Look Who’s Getting Into the Cryptocurrency Space
Today 10:23 EST
As Bitcoin, the primary digital currency soars, more institutional investors are entering the crypto asset class. BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, is deepening its crypto footprint....
Multi-factor investing is suitable across a variety of market environments and is looking to prove itself again in 2021. Advisors can access a variety of multi-factor strategies under a single umbrella...
Already Up 10% YTD, ‘ENTR’ Leading 1,300 Funds in Its Category
Today 10:02 EST
Past performance doesn’t always repeat, but the Entrepreneur 30 Fund (ENTR) is starting to turn heads. After surging in 2020, the ERShares ETF is off to a strong start this year. The Entrepreneur 30...
The FlexShares LKOR ETF: Quality to the Max
Today 9:40 EST
No two corporate bonds are alike. With varying degrees of quality, strategies like the FlexShares Credit‐Scored US Long Corporate Bond Index Fund (CBOE: LKOR) are crucial. “LKOR follows the Northern...
When Trading ETFs, Don’t Forget Your Fundamentals
Today 9:15 EST
The U.S. exchange traded funds industry is nearly three decades old, but some sage advice still rings true today, including the use of limit orders when trading ETFs. Limit orders are trades that...
Juice Your Returns with the PUI Utilities ETF
Today 9:08 EST
The utilities sector can be stereotyped as boring or slow moving. Investors can add some excitement with the Invesco DWA Utilities Momentum Portfolio (NASDAQ: PUI). PUI tracks the DWA Utilities...
Vanguard Releasing an Active Fixed Income ETF
Today 8:50 EST
Vanguard, the second-largest issuer of exchange traded funds, is usually known for its low-cost, passive index funds and ETFs, but the firm has some beloved actively managed funds, too. It’s leveraging...
Are Your Retirement Metrics Skewed? Consider ‘NUSI’
Today 8:42 EST
Traditional retirement techniques don’t cut it for all investors. The Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF (NYSEArca: NUSI) offers a modern approach to bolstering retirement income. NUSI can act as a...
With Valuations at Record Levels, Choose these Active ETFs
Today 8:00 EST
Equities have rallied over the past few days, finishing at historic levels Tuesday, providing optimism that plans for a better vaccine rollout will create a more efficient and safer reopening of the...
Bitcoin Consolidates, Stirring Hope For Crypto ETF
Today 7:00 EST
With Bitcoin’s market capitalization skyrocketing, there is still a quest to approve a Bitcoin ETF. As of late Jan. 18, Bitcoin’s market value was flirting with $683 billion, putting the cryptocurrency...
China Plus the Internet: CWEB ETF Keeps on Climbing
January 21, 2021
Almost three years ago, the Direxion Daily CSI China Internet Bull 2X Shares (CWEB) reached a high of $69.08. Fast forward to today, and the ETF is at $81.11. Momentum is obviously on the side of CWEB,...
ETF Edge: International Investments Under A New Administration
January 21, 2021
On this week’s “ETF Edge,” hosted by CNBC’s Bob Pisani, ETF Trends’ CEO Tom Lydon, Wisdom Tree Asset Management Global Head of Research, Jeremy Schwartz, and JPMorgan’s Head of America’s ETFs, Bryon...
Biden Could Reverse DOL’s Rule against ESG Retirement Investing
January 21, 2021
The Biden administration could help reverse decisions under Trump’s U.S. Department of Labor that make it harder for fiduciaries of retirement plans to steer money toward environmental, social, and...
ETF of the Week: ProShares Online Retail ETF (ONLN)
January 21, 2021
ETF Trends CEO Tom Lydon discussed the ProShares Online Retail ETF (ONLN) on this week’s “ETF of the Week” podcast with Chuck Jaffe on the MoneyLife Show. ONLN tracks a global, modified market-cap...
Sunny in Paradise: Clean Energy Initiatives Keep ‘CTEC’ Shining
January 21, 2021
As ESG investing keeps on growing, clean energy initiatives will keep the sun shining on clean energy ETFs like the Global X CleanTech ETF (CTEC). At a 0.50% expense ratio, CTEC seeks to provide...