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Intl Smallcap Dividend WisdomtreeFund

  • With Small-Cap ETFs, Look for International Exposure

    05-22-2014 11:39 AM by Tom Lydon

    I do the ETF of the Week for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffes MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments within the exchange traded funds market. On Thursday, I focused on the WisdomTree International SmallCap Dividend Fund (NYSEArca: DLS). While...

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  • Some Smart Beta ETFs Draw Praise

    12-04-2013 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Some advisors and investors may argue that these are gilded days for intelligent indexing and so-called smart beta exchange traded funds. Others are not as far along in the conversion process. Even with that, there is no denying that smart beta ETFs are on the rise. Through th...

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  • WisdomTree: Global Small Caps for Income

    11-11-2013 11:13 AM by Jeremy Schwartz -- WisdomTree

    In todays low-interest-rate environment, dividend-paying equities have become an attractive alternative source of income not only because of the current income they provide but also because of their potential for growth. Unfortunately, when investors think of dividends, they tend...

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  • Global Small-Cap ETF Setting up Nicely

    11-06-2013 12:42 PM by Tom Lydon

    U.S. small-caps have impressed this year, a fact confirmed by the 31.3% year-to-date gain for the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEArca: IWM), the largest small-cap ETF by assets. The iShares Core S&P SmallCap 600 ETF (NYSEArca: IJR) has been even better with a 34.2% 2013 pop. ...

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  • WisdomTree Shares Rally 70% on ETF Strength

    04-04-2013 06:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    WisdomTree Investments, upstart exchange traded fund manager, is making a mark in the business. The industry is dominated by the three largest providers by assets under management, but the innovative manager is making a name for itself. Investors have noticed. WisdomTree (Nasd...

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  • International Dividend ETFs

    01-20-2013 06:15 AM by Tom Lydon

    Dividend stocks and exchange traded funds have come back into focus as the fiscal cliff is behind us and tax rates on qualified dividend income didn't rise as much as some had feared for U.S. investors. However, the top-performing dividend ETFs in 2012 tracked international eq...

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  • Special Report: Surveying the Dividend ETF Landscape

    06-01-2012 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    As more people shift assets around to invest toward their golden years, income-seeking investors are finding less opportunities in traditional fixed-income products. Yields in CDs, money market accounts and Treasury bonds are already at their record lows after investors piled int...

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  • Best Dividend ETFs

    02-16-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Dividend exchange traded funds have become a key component holding for many investors, especially for those looking for that extra bit of cash on the side. Dividend ETFs specifically pick out companies known for their dividend yields, but among the ETF universe, the markets m...

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  • International ETFs That Dodge Europe

    12-22-2011 08:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Overall market uncertainty and the debt problem in Europe may have investors wary of global stock exposure. However, there are international exchange traded funds that carve out Europe for investors who are worried about the debt crisis worsening. "International equities tend ...

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  • ETF Chart of the Day: Dividend Funds

    08-23-2011 10:21 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    Market turmoil such as what we have faced recently in equities often causes value investors to come out of the woodwork and start hunting for potential bargains. One investment strategy that seems to gather steam when equity indices have fallen sharply from their highs is that...

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  • Hot New ETF Trend: International Small-Caps

    03-25-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Now that the domestic small-cap space has been well-covered by exchange traded funds (ETFs), providers are setting their sights on more distant lands. What has suddenly become so appealing about this heretofore unrepresented asset class? ETF issuers are leaning toward ETFs wi...

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  • Why International Small-Cap ETF Rally Could Have Legs

    12-14-2009 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Despite the fast recovery in small-caps and related exchange traded funds (ETFs), one fund manager believes there is still enough room for a further upswing in the international arena. According to Edwin Lugo, manager of Franklin International Small Cap Growth Fund, the rally ...

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  • Why Europe's Small Caps and ETFs Are Feeling Good

    05-26-2009 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Compared to the larger firms in Europe, small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), along with related exchange traded funds (ETFs), are faring much better than expected. Europe's SMEs, firms with less than 250 employees, represent a workforce of 88 million people and make up ...

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  • ETF Spotlight: WisdomTree International SmallCap Dividends (DLS)

    05-13-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    ETF Spotlight on WisdomTree International SmallCap Dividends (DLS), part of a recurring series. Assets: $276 million Top three holdings: Nexity, 0.8% Vector Limited, 0.7% Provident Financial, 0.7% Top country weightings: United Kingdom, 42.2% Japan, 33.8% ...

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  • Why European Small-Cap ETFs Are Shining In Down Markets

    03-25-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    When an economy turns around, it is usually the small and nimble companies that are able to react first, and small-cap stocks, along with related exchange traded funds (ETFs), may act as an early indicator for the economy once again. Smaller European companies shrank 6.8%, mid...

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  • 4 Things to Consider When Looking at Dividend ETFs

    02-13-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    In turbulent times, theconservative investors tends to turn to a safe zone, in particularly, dividend-focused exchange traded funds (ETFs). Dividend-focused ETFs are great in that they enable your money work for you on its own while enabling investors to gain access to various ...

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  • Why Vanguard Is Banking on Small-Cap International ETF

    12-13-2008 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Topatch up ahole inits low-cost lineup of index-based funds, the Vanguard Group has filed to launch the Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Small Cap Index Fund. It will be available in three versions - institutional, investors, and exchange traded fund (ETF) share classes. This in...

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  • Small-Cap Foreign ETFs Garnering Attention

    11-12-2008 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    A foreign small-capfund that isn't an indexmutual fund or exchange traded fund (ETF) has recently reopened its doors to new investors, but how does it stack up against ETF rivals? TheVanguard International Explorer Fund (VINEX) is an actively managed mutual fund that has bee...

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