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  • Don't Ditch Your Growth ETFs Yet

    12-24-2015 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    After another strong year for growth stocks and related exchange traded funds, some may be shifting their investment portfolios toward more inexpensive value plays. However, it may be too soon to ditch your growth stock exposure. Year-to-date, the S&P 500 growth stocks ETF...

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  • Red Herrings In The Marketplace: How To Invest In A Twilight Zone

    09-17-2015 01:19 PM by Gary Gordon

    Workers have jobs. The headline unemployment rate at 5.1% proves it, right? Yet the percentage of working-aged folks in the labor force at 62.6% represents the lowest employment rate since the late 1970s. Equally troubling? Wages/salaries rose a mere 0.2% in the second quarter. T...

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  • Growth Stock ETFs Could Pick Up Speed In Second Half

    08-03-2015 05:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Cyclical stocks could outperform defensive assets for the second half of the year. Exchange traded fund investors can also target the more aggressive cyclical stocks through the growth style. According to Goldman Sachs Group, cyclicals could outpace defensive, non-cyclicals fo...

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  • Mid-Cap ETFs Off and Running in 2013

    01-16-2013 10:47 AM by Tom Lydon

    Mid-cap stocks are posting highs in 2013, with focused exchange traded funds rallying along side them. This asset class could be a happy medium for an uncertain stock market. These middle of the road securities, as represented by the benchmark S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index, are no...

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  • Food and Beverage ETFs Get Indigestion on Whole Food Results

    11-08-2012 01:06 PM by Tom Lydon

    An ETF that focuses on food and beverage stocks was lower Thursday as holding Whole Foods (NasdaqGS: WFM) slipped 5% in the wake of its quarterly earnings update. The food and beverage sector could see action as we enter the holiday season. Whole Foods reported net income in l...

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  • Investing In Corporate America With ETFs

    11-27-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Over the long run, U.S. equities have provided a sizable return, but short-term volatility may make or break investments in the market and exchange traded funds (ETFs). Investors should invest intelligently to maximize potential gains in U.S. stocks. Inflation poses a short-te...

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  • Mid-Cap ETFs: Take Your Pick

    10-30-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    When we listen to the news, we mostly hear about large, brand-name companies. However, mid-sized companies and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) have shown some decent gains as the economy rights itself. According to Will McClatchy for ETFZone, overweighting or underweighti...

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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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