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  • Get Compensated While Waiting for an EAFE Rebound

    01-06-2015 11:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Broadly speaking, last year was a rough one for developed market stocks outside of the U.S. with the iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEArca: EFA) and the Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VEA) each falling about 6%. While valuations on a plethora of ex-U.S. developed mar...

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  • Diversify an Income Portfolio with International Dividend ETFs

    10-15-2013 03:31 PM by Tom Lydon

    Investing with dividend-oriented picks generates a steady source of income. While many have focused on U.S. stocks, international dividend exchange traded funds also help diversify a domestically centric portfolio. "Tilting ones international-equity allocation to dividend-payi...

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  • Looking Overseas for Yield in ETFs

    08-07-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    The search for income has gone overseas, as investors are finding opportunity in economies that have lower valuations than those in the U.S. Focused stocks and ETFs often have higher yields than those found in the U.S. [Best ETFs for Income and Dividends] "The typical argum...

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  • Three Heavyweight International Dividend ETFs

    03-18-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    U.S.-based investors' search for dividend-paying stocks is taking them overseas. S&P Capital IQ expects dividends to be a bigger driver of international equity total returns through year-end as capital appreciation likely slows in the wake of such a strong start to the yea...

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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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  • Can Dividend ETFs Outperform Again After Stellar 2011?

    01-13-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Dividend-themed exchange traded funds outperformed in 2011 but are lagging the overall market so far this year with investors favoring growth sectors rather than dividend payers. Dividend ETFs were all the rage last year due to low bond yields and a desire for safety in an unc...

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  • Dividend ETFs: Searching Overseas for Yield

    10-17-2011 11:40 AM by Tom Lydon

    Income-seeking investors have been tapping into dividend exchange traded funds in a low interest-rate environment for bonds. Some U.S.-based investors may want to look at dividend ETFs that follow international stocks. WisdomTree DEFA Fund (NYSEArca: DWM) focuses on interna...

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  • ETF Chart of the Day: Europe, Asia and the Far East

    09-26-2011 10:10 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    During an ugly week for domestic and international equities, we curiously saw some creation activity (asset inflows) in iShares MSCI EAFE (NYSEArca: EFA). The exchange traded fund finished last week at its lowest levels since the summer of August of 2010. At least $3 billion f...

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  • These Dividend ETFs are Globetrotters

    09-14-2011 03:12 PM by Tom Lydon

    Investors with a thirst for yield may want to consider dividend exchange traded funds that seek to diversify further by investing in global stock indexes. Powershares International Dividend Achievers (NYSEArca: PID),WisdomTree DEFA (NYSEArca: DWM), WisdomTree International Lar...

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  • High-Yielding ETFs: Getting Paid While Waiting for A Recovery

    01-08-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    In a bleak year for the markets and many exchange traded funds (ETFs), there were some bright spots, believe it or not. WisdomTree's lineof dividend ETFs was one of them. The ETF provider known for using a dividend strategy in many of their ETFs provided impressive yields at ...

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