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3 Tips for Building a Socially Responsible Bond Portfolio

3 Tips for Building a Socially Responsible Bond Portfolio one investment at a time.” [See: 7 Socially Responsible ETFs for Investors of All Stripes.] The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment estimates that $ 8.72 trillion was invested in socially responsible investments through the end of 2015. Continue reading at money.usnews.com VictoryShares Introduces High Dividend […]

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TIPS ETFs May Be Better Alternative to Treasuries

TIPS ETFs May Be Better Alternative to Treasuries “TIPS are for winners.” Pacific Investment Management Co. and Goldman Sachs Asset … With inflation expectations rising, ETF investors have turned to TIPS options. Treasury inflation-protected securities, or TIPS, are a type of Treasury security … Continue reading at etftrends.com BlackRock: TIPS Make More Sense Than Treasuries […]

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Strong ETF Inflows Continue In August

Strong ETF Inflows Continue In August … Another clear indication of a growing appetite for risk was inflows into emerging market ETFs, which attracted nearly $ 5 billion in the month. The most popular ETF in August was the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM), raking in a net of $ 2.2 … Continue reading […]

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Dividend ETFs: The 5 Best Ways to Collect Income

Dividend ETFs: The 5 Best Ways to Collect Income And unless you’re buying TIPS, there isn’t an inflation adjustment … the easiest way to get exposure to a diversified portfolio of dividend stocks is to buy a dividend ETF or a handful of dividend ETFs. Today, I’m going to give you five solid … Continue […]

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Time May Be Prime For TIPS ETFs

Time May Be Prime For TIPS ETFs Below, we compare the performance of TIP to a similar-duration investment in U.S. Treasurys. We use the iShares 7-10 Year Treasury ETF (IEF | A-55) as the proxy for U.S. Treasurys. A static allocation to TIPS has not looked very good. But based on the … Continue reading […]

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Best Oil Rally In 7 Years; 3 Energy ETF Winners

Best Oil Rally In 7 Years; 3 Energy ETF Winners This was also a major jump from the below-$ 30 level hit in February. WTI crude ETF United States Oil Fund (NYSEARCA:USO) added about 36.1% in the last three months (as of May 26, 2016) while Brent crude oil ETF United States Brent Oil Fund […]

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An ETF Built to Time the Market

An ETF Built to Time the Market This year has proved humbling for prognosticators. British soccer club Leicester City, given 5,000-1 odds to win its league, clinched the title. Bookmakers at one point last summer gave Donald Trump 80-1 odds to seal the Republican presidential nomination. Continue reading at barrons.com Last Week’s Best Healthcare ETF […]

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ASK A FINANCIAL PLANNER: ‘What’s the difference between an ETF and index fund?’

ASK A FINANCIAL PLANNER: ‘What’s the difference between an ETF and index fund?’ Certified financial planner Sophia Bera answers: What’s the difference between an ETF and index fund, and which is better? Great question. Before I delve into the specifics, let me give a little context as to why both can be good additions to […]

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