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  • 15 Most Read ETF Articles of the Week (May 9-13)

    05-13-2016 06:44 PM by Brenton Garen

    Each publishes news, strategy and commentary on ETFs in the realms of Commodities, Currency, Equities and Smart-Beta to name a few. Heres a look at the Top 15 Most Viewed Articles of the Week on ETF Trends, May 9-13, 2016. Click the headline to read the ful...

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  • 44 Best REITs ETFs to Generate Yields

    05-05-2016 04:39 PM by Max Chen

    Real estate investment trusts (REITs) and sector-related exchange traded funds (ETFs) are a good source of attractive payouts in a low-yield environment. REITs are securities that trade like a stock and invest in real estate directly through property ownership or mortgages. Co...

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  • Buybacks A Treat For REIT ETFs

    09-24-2015 03:51 PM by Tom Lydon

    Real estate investment trust-related exchange traded funds may be returning value to investors through more than dividends as some REITs have been enacting share repurchasing programs. According to SNL Financial, an increasing number of REITs have instituted share repurchase p...

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  • KBW, Nasdaq Partner on Financial Services Indexes

    04-08-2015 02:30 PM by Tom Lydon

    Nasdaq OMX (NasdaqGS: NDAQ) bolstered its indexing footprint today by unveiling a partnership with Keefe Bruyette & Woods (KBW). KBW, a unit of Stifel Financial (NYSE: SF), specializes in financial services indexes, some of which are used as benchmarks for exchange traded fun...

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  • Another Nifty Small-Cap REIT ETF

    12-29-2014 08:20 AM by Todd Shriber

    In what has been a banner year for real estate investment trusts (REITs) and the relevant exchange traded funds, much of the REIT ETF focus has been directed to the usual suspects such as the iShares U.S. Real Estate ETF (NYSEArca: IYR) and the Vanguard REIT ETF (NYSEArca: VNQ). ...

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  • Alternative ETF Investments with Monthly Dividends

    10-03-2014 05:54 PM by Max Chen

    Investors still crave income, and savers who have come to rely on a steady cash stream may enjoy the monthly distributions offered by some alternative exchange traded fund strategies. Most fixed-income and stocks issue quarterly distributions. However, investors who want more ...

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  • ETFs for Banks Returning Capital

    12-09-2013 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    The financial services sector has been one of the strongest drivers of S&P 500 dividend growth over the past several years. However, dividends on many major bank stocks, like the stocks themselves and the exchange traded funds that hold those equities, are still nowhere close...

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  • Diversified REIT ETFs for Dividend Yields

    07-01-2013 05:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Real estate investment trusts and related exchange traded funds were pressured during the Fed "tapering" scare. Nevertheless, a diversified REIT fund helps long-term investors generate stable yields. Instead of trying to time the exact bottom in a REIT stock, a person can buil...

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  • Some Dividend ETFs Outperforming the S&P 500

    05-21-2013 01:47 PM by Tom Lydon

    Dividend investors typically give up on fast growth in favor of steady income. However, some dividend exchange traded funds have been outpacing the broader S&P 500 so far this year. Of the almost 50 dividend-focused ETFs on the market, 18 are outperforming the S&P 500,...

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  • Small-Cap REIT ETFs for Yield

    05-17-2013 12:49 PM by Tom Lydon

    Small cap REIT exchange traded funds have been overlooked by some investors, but their high yields are worth a second look. As many of the large-cap REITs (real estate investment trusts) have reached maturity, small-cap focused REIT ETFs allow investors to take advantage of the c...

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  • Why Small-Cap ETF Liquidity Concerns Aren't a Big Deal

    11-26-2012 02:40 PM by Tom Lydon

    Small-cap exchange traded funds have quietly returned robust gains this year but some investors pass over the ETFs due to lower asset levels or thinner trading volume. Yet potential investors shouldn't write off small-cap ETFs solely on liquidity concerns. The Guggenheim China...

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  • ETF Spotlight: Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

    04-27-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Investors are wary of real estate investment trusts since they crashed along with the market 2008 and failed to deliver their much-hyped diversification benefits. However, a desire for income and dividends could bring investors back to this beaten-down sector and REIT ETFs. Wi...

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  • Small-Cap REIT ETFs Outperform Big Time

    02-27-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Small-caps have dominated the investment landscape in 2012. Real estate exchange traded funds tracking this asset class are some of the best performing funds so far. "House prices might have bottomed. This does not necessarily herald growth any time soon, since prices may rem...

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  • Real Estate: List of REIT ETFs

    02-22-2012 04:15 PM by Tom Lydon

    Exchange traded fund investors have piled into dividend-generating investments after a year of high market volatility and low fixed-income yields, but there are other options available. For instance, real estate investment trusts, or REITs, also offer decent income streams. RE...

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  • PowerShares Unleashes Financial Sector ETFs

    12-02-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Invesco PowerShares announced that four new exchange traded funds (ETFs), based on Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., aka KBW Indexes. They began trading Thursday on the NYSE Arca. The latest portfolios from PowerShares provide investors with access to a various sub-secto...

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  • New ETFs from PowerShares; New Muni Index from S&P

    09-08-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Invesco PowerShares has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to launch four new exchange traded funds (ETFs) based on so-called FIRE indexes targeting the financial, insurance and real estate sectors. PowerShares has collaborated with Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, ...

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