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  • 5 Strong European Dividend ETF Ideas

    05-06-2016 08:00 AM by Brenton Garen

    The European Central Bank has been implementing a loose monetary policy that dragged yields down to record lows. Consequently, dividend-paying European stocks and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) may strengthen as more investors turn to riskier assets. Like other developed...

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  • Europe Dividend ETFs Offer Attractive Value

    02-22-2016 04:30 PM by Tom Lydon

    The European Central Bank has been implementing a loose monetary policy that dragged yields down to record lows. Consequently, dividend-paying European stocks and related exchange traded funds may strengthen as more investors turn to riskier assets. The cash reward for owning ...

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  • Getting Paid to Play in Europe

    11-18-2015 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Dividend growth is recovering in Europe, both within the Eurozone and in countries such as the U.K. and Switzerland. That payout growth should shine a light on exchange traded funds such as the First Trust STOXX European Select Dividend Index Fund (NYSEArca: FDD). FDD slices t...

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  • ETF Options to Capitalize on a Yield-Starved Europe

    02-10-2015 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    With European central banks enacting loose monetary policies and forcing down rates into negative territory, investors may turn to riskier assets, supporting Europe-related dividend and bond exchange traded funds. For example, dividend investors can turn to the First Trust STO...

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  • Why Invest in Dividend ETFs

    02-09-2015 10:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Dividend stock exchange traded funds have outpaced other investment styles and could remain a strong strategy ahead. Over the past year, the WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund (NYSEArca: DON) increased 24.0%, Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (NYSEArca: VYM) gained 20.1%, PowerSha...

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  • U.S. Dividend ETFs Could Outperform in Low-Yield Environment

    02-05-2015 10:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    As bond yields turn, income-starved investors can take a look at relatively high-yield dividend stocks and related exchange traded funds. According to Andrew Garthwaite, a global equity strategist at Credit Suisse Group AG, investors should focus on dividend stocks as an alter...

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  • Smart-Beta Europe ETFs Are Outperforming

    05-08-2014 08:15 AM by Tom Lydon

    Smart-beta index exchange traded funds have helped investors capture attractive returns in the European equities market. As European economies move out of a recession and back into growth, smart-beta European ETFs with a heavier tilt toward smaller companies has outperformed t...

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  • To Europe for Dividends

    04-11-2014 09:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Last year, global dividends topped $1 trillion ($1.03 trillion to be precise). U.S. stocks were big factors in that equation with S&P 500 payouts soaring to record of nearly $312 billion and U.S. dividends reached another record in the first quarter. But while the U.S. was...

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  • 10 Great Diversified Europe ETFs

    11-28-2013 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    The Eurozones sovereign debt crisis is still fresh on investors minds , but 2013 has been kind to Europe exchange traded funds. That applies to single-country and diversified ETFs and the outlook for 2014 is rosy, too. Although risks remain in the Eurozone, Goldman Sachs forec...

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  • 10 Sub-$15 ETFs for Price-Conscious Investors

    11-08-2013 02:17 PM by Tom Lydon

    Attention shoppers: There may be bargains on aisle five, but when it comes to financial markets, price does not always tell the entire story regarding a stocks value. For example, a $20 stock can be richly valued while a $200 stock can be considered inexpensive on valuation. S...

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  • Global ETFs with Above-Average Yields

    09-11-2012 05:48 AM by Tom Lydon

    Investors have been looking for yield in every corner of the market. The S&P 500 Index has a yield of about 2%, however, there are plenty of overseas exchange traded funds that are yielding over 5%, and they give investors good diversification benefits. "With bonds providi...

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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 Dividend ETFs for Income

    08-23-2011 08:57 AM by Tom Lydon

    Investors' search for yield has taken them across borders to dividend-themed exchange traded funds that target international stocks. Non-U.S. companies that are paying dividends can help investors gain more than the 2% that the S&P 500 is yielding, reports Matthew Andrejcz...

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  • Hunting for Yield with ETFs

    07-28-2011 01:04 PM by John Spence

    With bond interest rates so low, many investors are looking for relatively safe places to park their cash while also earning a reasonable yield. Many stock-based exchange traded funds specialize in dividend-paying companies and sectors, and they may appeal to investors with a ...

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  • Dividend ETFs: Ignore At Your Own Expense

    12-17-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Although Treasury yields have been coming back up of late, there are still plenty of reasons to consider exposure to dividend exchange traded funds (ETFs). Investors seem to being buying that notion, too. Despite feeling bullish that the markets will continue to improve over t...

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  • How to Find Global ETFs With High Yields

    09-09-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Not satisfied with the amount of returns in our domestic markets? You may want to consider looking overseas, because there are a number of international exchange traded funds (ETFs) giving you the diversification benefits of global investing while kicking off handsome yields. ...

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