ETFS

Photographer: Stefan Wermuth/Bloomberg Introduction Many investors like to keep some gold in their investment portfolio — “just in case”.  This may be especially true now, considering recent geopolitical strife — which is about as acute as it has been in a long time.   However, in our view, adjusting your portfolio allocations based on what you
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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)  in New York City. Photo:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images Exchange Traded Fund (ETFs) can be a great way to manage your portfolio, but you have so many choices now, so which are the best ETFs to use? This question is not as straightforward as it seems.
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Up, up and away. U.S. equity bears are getting killed this year China is the place to be for short-sellers. (Photo by BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP/Getty Images) This crazy stock market seems unstoppable. Larry Kudlow, the economic advisor to President Trump, was on his old network today talking about how he has come to terms with
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Shutterstock The financial media loves to get predictions from experts about where they think the Dow Jones Industrial Average index is headed. Some experts look at technical analysis patterns, others look at valuation metrics, others apply a broad macro view of the economy. In this article, we present another forecasting approach that investors may find
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Can you make money from trading in gold? With an increasing number of technology startups diversifying and innovating in a number of different industries within the financial sector, this has in turn, has opened up many ways that retail consumers can make a little bit of cash on the side. Tomorrow Goldex, the first smart
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Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with his American counterpart on Monday. Expect fireworks and collusion hashtags. (Photo by Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images) President Trump and Vladimir Putin meet on Monday. Oh no. Run for your life. It’s collusion. Go nuts on Twitter; hyperventilate… Bloomberg’s Leonid Bershidsky said it best when he predicted the July 16 meeting
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Charles Schwab & Co. takes the lead in offering bargain money management. Who’s got the best exchange-traded funds? Charles Schwab & Co. Vanguard is a close second in this competition. State Street, which got the ETF industry going with its SPDR S&P 500 fund, is in fifth place. BlackRock, whose iShares family is the biggest
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Shutterstock It’s here again: another stock downturn. But don’t worry, because today I’m going to show you a “1-click” way to profit from it (and collect a nice 6.8% dividend while you do). The key? Dipping into an out-of-favor sector that outperforms when the market gets fearful. I’m talking about consumer staples, which is down
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