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  • PowerShares to Switch 27 ETFs from NYSE to Nasdaq on Wednesday

    12-05-2016 03:25 PM by Brenton Garen

    Invesco PowerShares ETFs will transfer 27 ETFs from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to Nasdaq effective on market open this Wednesday. The switches will grow Nasdaqs total switches to 52 by the end of the year. Nasdaq will also close out 2016 with approximately 70 new listi...

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  • 15 Most Read ETF Articles of the Week (August 8-12)

    08-12-2016 06:16 PM by Brenton Garen

    Each day, 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, Aug. 8-12, 2016. Click the headline to read the f...

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  • PEY: A Gem Among High Dividend ETFs

    08-09-2016 10:40 AM by Brenton Garen

    Over the long-term, high-quality dividend-paying stock exchange traded funds could produce outperforming results. The PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio (NYSEArca: PEY) is one ETF that can position investors for years of consistent, dependable dividends. ...

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  • Grab A Payday With This Dividend ETF

    06-30-2016 12:52 PM by Tom Lydon

    Exchange traded funds with an emphasis on dividends have become increasingly popular. But all dividend ETFs are not created equal and some sport higher expense ratios that can erode yields and total returns. Dividend growth as a means of trumping inflation could and arguably s...

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  • Why It's Time to Consider High Dividend ETFs

    04-28-2016 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    An array of dividend-themed exchange traded funds have gotten relief this year as the Federal Reserve has held off on raising interest rates, particularly those funds emphasizing high yield asset classes and sectors. The PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfol...

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  • High-Yield Dividend ETFs Come with a Price

    04-27-2016 04:43 PM by Max Chen

    High-yield dividend exchange traded funds offer attractive yields for the income-strapped investor, but the higher payouts come with risks, such as potentially unsustainable dividends from a beleaguered energy sector. "A lot of companies have adopted dividend policies that are...

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  • A New High-Yield, Multi-Asset ETF

    03-11-2016 02:42 PM by Max Chen

    Invesco PowerShares introduces DWIN that targets diversified, high-yielding assets The new ETF is a fund of funds, which means that it holds ETFs as its underlying component Itmay also favor overweighting U.S. Treasuries and reduce holdings to less than five components ...

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  • ETF Options to Hedge Against Falling Prices, Low Inflation

    10-02-2014 03:30 PM by Max Chen

    Now that commodity prices have declined to multi-year lows and the U.S. dollar is picking up some momentum, U.S. inflation expectations are being depressed. If deflationary pressures persist, investors can turn to some assets and exchange traded funds to hedge risks. The U.S. ...

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  • More Monthly Dividend ETFs

    09-26-2014 05:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Investors continue to embrace dividend exchange traded funds. That devotion is highlighted by the over $8 billion that has flowed into dividend ETFs this year. Increasingly popular are those ETFs that emphasize, through various methodologies, dividend growth. That is certainly...

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  • A Dividend ETF with Consistently Sturdy Yields

    09-24-2014 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Along with a steady income stream, many dividend stock exchange traded funds have provided a healthy amount of price appreciation, bolstering investor portfolios with an attractive way to capture broad market returns. For example, the PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Ach...

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  • Different Strokes With Dividend ETFs

    08-25-2014 08:20 AM by Tom Lydon

    With benchmark Treasury yields remaining stubbornly low, investors can still find attractive income-generating options through dividend stock exchange traded funds. However, not all dividend ETFs are created equal, so an investor will have to consider the various strategies an...

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  • Dividend ETFs Buffer Small-Cap Weakness

    07-23-2014 10:30 AM by Todd Shriber

    It is starting to sound like a broken record. The S&P 500 is up 8.3% year-to-date, but small-caps are lagging with the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEArca: IWM) up just half a percent. The situation has worsened over the past month with IWM lower by 2.8% while the S&P 5...

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  • A Durable Dividend ETF

    04-11-2014 02:03 PM by Todd Shriber

    With the Dow Jones Industrial Average poised for another triple digit loss and the S&P 500 heading for a weekly loss north of 2%, finding pockets of strength in this market is not impossible, but it is becoming increasingly difficult. As we noted on Thursday, a scant perce...

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  • High Achievers: These Dividend ETFs, Indices Delivered in 2013

    01-07-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    There were some compelling data points out Monday that underscore just how much the dividend investing phenomenon has benefited exchange traded funds. S&P Dow Jones Indices said Net dividend increases rose $12.7 billion during the fourth quarter of 2013 for U.S. domestic c...

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  • First Trust to Roll Out Income ETFs in January

    12-31-2013 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    First Trust, the ninth-largest U.S. ETF issuer, will introduce three new dividend exchange traded funds in early 2014. Illinois-based First Trust said it expects to introduce the the First Trust High Income ETF (NasdaqGS: FTHI), the First Trust Low Beta Income ETF (NasdaqGS: F...

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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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  • First Trust Could list NASDAQ Dividend ETF

    10-21-2013 05:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    First Trust, the ninth-largest U.S. ETF issuer, has filed plans with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to possibly introduce a new dividend ETF, the First Trust NASDAQ Rising Dividend Achievers Index ETF. The filing did not include a ticker or expense ratio, indicating ...

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  • Investors Take Another Look At Stock ETFs With Above-Average Yields

    07-30-2013 03:30 PM by Gary Gordon

    Morningstar offers its paid subscribers a premium service called, ETF Valuation Quickrank. The company offers price-to-fair value estimates for several hundred ETFs that are based upon a proprietary analysis of the underlying stock holdings. At present, each investment is being l...

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  • How to Sift Through Dividend ETFs

    07-18-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Dividend focused exchange traded funds are becoming an important tool in many portfolios. There are so many funds trading that investors may find themselves perplexed when it comes down to investing in one. "If you look at the traditional income products, many of them actually...

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  • Is Dividend ETF Investing Risky Business?

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

    Dividend exchange traded funds have been the answer for investors seeking an income stream along with the flexibility of a diversified trading tool. But these ETFs are by no means risk-free. "Beyond individual securities, investments in equity ETFs [that] have stocks that p...

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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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  • ETF Chart of the Day: Dividend Funds

    08-23-2011 10:21 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    Market turmoil such as what we have faced recently in equities often causes value investors to come out of the woodwork and start hunting for potential bargains. One investment strategy that seems to gather steam when equity indices have fallen sharply from their highs is that...

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  • The CPI Is Out: 6 ETFs for Deflation

    11-18-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Recent data on the state of our economy doesn't look all that cheery. Despite copious aid provided by the Fed, inflation has not spiked. It wouldn't hurt to start considering ways to count deflation's negative effects by using exchange traded funds (ETFs). The core Consumer Pr...

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  • 5 ETFs for a Republican House

    11-07-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    In the hotly contested midterm elections, the Democratic party lost control of the House and the GOP made some nice gains in some governors' races. There are some exchange traded funds (ETFs) that can help you capture the power shift. The new year could bring some potential sh...

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  • How ETFs Reinvest Dividends

    10-27-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Dividend exchange traded funds (ETFs) have become a hot ticket as interest rates sink. But reinvesting those dividends works a little bit differently than what new ETF investors might be used to. Matt Krantz for USA Today reports that most mutual fund companies offer to reinve...

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  • The Dividend ETF Comeback

    10-21-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Investing in the markets and exchange traded funds (ETFs) come with a variety of risks, but stashing away some cash into some investments that yield dividends may help mitigate some of those risks while generating extra income. Solid corporate earnings from a number of large c...

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  • Dividend ETFs: Which Sectors Are Best?

    08-05-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Exchange traded fund (ETF) investors are looking for income, and they're not finding it in Treasury bonds. That's part of the reason dividend ETFs are so appealing right now. But not every sector is handing them out in equal measure. Nilus Mattive for Money and Markets has fou...

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  • Why It's Time to Think About Dividend ETFs

    08-03-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Corporate America is sitting on $1.24 trillion in spare change. After a short stint spent on cost-cutting measures, corporations are now thinking about putting that money to work in addition to increasing dividends and spending more on stock buybacks. The flurry of corporate acti...

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  • Dividend ETFs: Aristocrats and Achievers

    07-27-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    In this day and age of low, low yields, investors are on the prowl for some income. One place you can find it is in dividend exchange traded funds (ETFs) - especially in the cream of the crop: aristocrats and achievers. Beyond the regular type of dividend-paying companies - so...

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  • As Companies Hike Dividends, These ETFs Can Play Them

    05-18-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    One byproduct of a recovering economy is increased dividend payouts from some of the nation's largest companies, and the number of companies doing so has hit records. As luck would have it, many of them are holdings in top exchange traded funds (ETFs). A record 22 companies re...

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  • How Dividend ETFs Can Add Oomph to Your Portfolio

    03-29-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Dividend-paying stocks have always found a home in portfolios, especially after a bear market, when investors want a reliable source of income. A good way to gain exposure to the variety of dividend-paying companies out there is through a dividend exchange traded fund (ETF). "...

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  • Dividend ETFs: Aristocrats vs. Achievers

    03-05-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Yields are in the tank, so dividend payouts may be the next best thing to finding easy money right now. It may even improve as the recovery deepens and companies boost their payouts. Dividend exchange traded funds (ETFs) are an ideal way to get exposure to the different dividend...

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  • Call It a Comeback: Dividend ETFs for the Income Investor

    02-25-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Yields have been dropping so low we could soon need to dig up a microscope to find them. If you're an income-oriented investor, don't lose heart - dividends and making a comeback and exchange traded funds (ETFs) will give you access to them. After the financial crisis, many ba...

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  • 12 ETFs to Play Future Fed Rate Hikes

    02-19-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Growth in the U.S. economy, markets and exchange traded funds (ETFs) has been aided by our exceptionally low interest rates. Yesterday, we were reminded that it's becoming increasingly important to mind the rates and be prepared to act accordingly. Yesterday, the Federal Rese...

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  • How to Play the Dividend Comeback With ETFs

    01-29-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    As the markets waver and look for direction, you may be on the hunt for assets that are higher quality. Dividend-focused exchange traded funds (ETFs) may be just the ticket. As the threat of more dividend cuts are likely behind us and the global economy regains its health, di...

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  • Is Now the Time to Think About Dividend ETFs?

    01-19-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Long-term bonds are so pass. At least, that's what financial experts are beginning to believe. Investors may want to consider the benefits investing in dividend-paying growth stocks and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) instead. The Feds will likely raise interest rates thi...

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  • Why Dividend ETFs Are Portfolio-Compatible

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

    After a recession strikes, the priority of many an investor is to locate areas that can help deliver gains. Overlooking the potential of dividend exchange traded funds (ETFs) could leave you missing some great opportunities. A dividend-focused ETF can help boost returns during...

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  • Ways Financial Turmoil Will Reshape ETFs, Indexes

    12-02-2008 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    The government bailout of Citigroup (C) has lead the company to be booted from some exchange traded funds (ETFs) and indexes that track dividend stocks, such as the Dow Jones and STOXX dividend indexes. Onestipulation that came with accepting the bailout moneywas thatCitigroup...

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  • ETF Prospects On a Market Rebound

    11-19-2008 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Exchange traded funds (ETFs) are set to be one of the best-kept market bets when the stock market decides to rebound. So far, the ETFs that are tied to worldwide market indexes have gone through a rough patch. According to Lipper data, 36 funds out of a total of 745 have manag...

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  • Dividends Are a Crisis Casualty; Will ETFs Be, Too?

    10-08-2008 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    As the financial crisis continues to leave no economic stone unturned, dividend-slicing could affect exchange traded funds (ETFs) that hold the stocks of such companies. Investors love those quarterly dividends, and they account for more than one-third of shareholders' long-te...

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