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  • Reduce Risk, Add Diversity With ETFs

    05-14-2014 09:30 AM by Todd Shriber

    Many adviors and investors are constantly trying to limit risk and improve diversity within their portfolios. Understanding how any security, including exchange traded funds, fits into a portfolios landscape, is integral in the risk reduction and diversity enhancement process. ...

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  • ETFs That Carve Out Sectors

    04-11-2012 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Exchange traded funds try to follow a specific sector, style or asset class, but some ETFs may exclude specific segments of the market they are targeting. The exclusionary approach allows investors to stay away from what may be poor performers within a specific market, but the...

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  • Don't Get Fooled by an ETF's Name

    04-01-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Investors should never be fooled into trading an exchange traded fund based solely on its moniker, lest they discover some nasty surprises down the line. While their moniker may give a sense of the what the investment covers, individuals will still need to do some homework on the...

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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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  • Emerging Market ETFs Get Boost from Consumer Base

    05-31-2011 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    The emerging markets have been steadily outpacing the developed world in economic growth, and consumer spending may soon begin to kick into high gear, bolstering developing economies and related exchange traded funds (ETFs). According to a report conducted by The Nielsen Co., ...

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  • Asia Pacific ETFs Without Japanese Exposure

    03-22-2011 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    In recent news, Japan has been the talk of Asia, but while all the bad press has focused on Japan's market and economy, the rest of the Asia Pacific region, along with related exchange traded funds (ETFs), is still ripe with opportunities. This past weekends news was relativel...

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  • Tom Lydon Talks Pacific Region Rebound on CNBC

    03-21-2011 09:46 AM by Tom Lydon

    Tom Lydon discussed gaining exposure to Pacific countries without having exposure to Japan using exchanged traded funds (ETFs) on CNBC's Squawk on the Street. Watch the full video here:

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  • Australia's Optimism: 6 ETFs to Watch

    07-06-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Down Under, things seem far from down under. Australia's central bank said in its policy statement that consumer spending and business investment are expanding, putting the spotlight on four exchange traded funds (ETFs) with heavy weightings in the continent. The Aussie dollar...

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  • Asia ETFs: Developed or Emerging, You Have Options

    06-24-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Exchange traded funds (ETFs) have made it easier for the regular investor to gain access to China and other Asian emerging markets. Still, emerging economies aren't for the conservatives at heart since they come with greater risk and higher volatility. The iShares FTSE/Xinhua ...

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  • Europe, Asia ETFs Gain on Hope of New Plan

    10-13-2008 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    As a plan to save the global economy and exchange traded funds (ETFs) took shape lifted markets around the world. In Europe, stocks soared on strong Wall Street performance, as well as big gains in Asia, reports Pan Pylas for the Associated Press. Markets in Europe reacted pos...

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  • Some iShares ETFs Are Calling It Splits

    07-16-2008 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Barclays Global Investors has announced they are splitting shares amongst 10% of their exchange traded fund (ETF) line, iShares. There are more than 160 U.S.-based products within this fund family, and they represent $327 billion in assets as of early May, reports Hannah Glove...

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