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  • Three Big ETF Themes for 2017

    02-22-2017 04:33 PM by Max Chen

    As investors shift around their portfolios in anticipation for what's ahead, State Street Global Advisors offers some big exchange traded fund themes to better manage risk and potentially enhance returns. ETF Trends publisher Tom Lydon spoke with Mike Arone, Managing D...

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  • Opportunities in Global Real Estate ETFs

    09-09-2016 03:54 PM by Max Chen

    Investors have turned to alternative avenues of income, like real estate investment trusts, in their search for income. Those who wish to allocate toward REITs should also consider a exchange traded funds that provide global exposure as a significant portion of the opportunity se...

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  • A+ Real Estate ETFs to Capitalize on a Dovish Fed

    05-09-2016 08:15 AM by Tom Lydon

    Real estate investment trusts and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) are capitalizing on the low interest-rate environment, and the market could find further support ahead as REITs become the newest S&P 500 sector. REITs are firms that trade like a stock and invest in re...

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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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  • A Hedged ETF for International REITs Exposure

    06-08-2015 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    International real estate investment trust-related exchange traded funds could strengthen as global investors turn to higher yielding assets in response to central banks' loose monetary policies. Similar to what happened in the U.S., global investors could pile into high-yield...

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  • Most Searched ETFs: All Over the Map

    09-06-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    U.S. stocks advanced further into record territory this week, posting a fifth consecutive weekly gain, but they were not alone. Russias benchmark Micex Index surged on talks of a cease-fire with Ukraine. Europe exchange jumped after the European Central Bank unexpectedly lower...

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  • International REIT ETF Gains Acclaim

    09-03-2014 12:30 PM by Todd Shriber

    With 10-year Treasury yields tumbling this year, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and the releveant exchange traded funds have once again been a premier destination for income investors. Only four ETFs have gained more assets than the $3.7 billion added by the Vanguard RE...

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  • Tom Lydon Talks ETF Flows, Sector Ideas on Fox Business

    07-08-2014 05:47 PM by ETF Trends

    Tom Lydon, editor and founder of ETF Trends, appeared on Fox Business Tuesday to highlight some of this year's top-performing ETFs as well as those funds that have seen significant inflows. He also highlighted two picks for the second half of 2014.

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  • International Real Estate ETF to Diversify Your Income Portfolio

    07-03-2014 01:02 PM by Tom Lydon

    I do the ETF of the Week for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffes MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds. This week, I highlighted the SPDR Dow Jones International Real Estate ETF (NYSEArca: RWX). Investors can also fi...

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  • Most Searched ETFs: Tactical Time

    06-28-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    In a lethargic week for U.S. stocks, investors were seen taking a tactical approach to exchange traded funds. At least that is the anecdotal evidence provided by our weekly look at the most searched ETFs. While broad market ETFs and dividend funds usually occupy several spots ...

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  • ETF Spotlight: High-Yielding International Real Estate

    06-27-2014 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    ETF Spotlight on the SPDR Dow Jones International Real Estate ETF (NYSEArca: RWX), part of an ongoing series. Assets: $4.8 billion Objective: The SPDR Dow Jones International Real Estate ETF tries to reflect the performance of the Dow Jones Global ex-U.S. Select Real Estate...

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  • Low Rates Helping International REIT ETFs

    06-24-2014 03:00 PM by Todd Shriber

    This years tumble in 10-year Treasury yields has served as the catalyst for stellar performances by and substantial inflows U.S.-focused exchange traded funds tracking real estate investment trusts (REITs), such as the Vanguard REIT ETF (NYSEArca: VNQ) and the iShares U.S. Real E...

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  • Why Schwab Unit Windhaven is Overweight International ETFs

    01-18-2013 02:07 PM by Tom Lydon

    International assets are playing a greater role in a well diversified investment portfolio. With exchange traded funds, investors have found an efficient and easy-to-use too tool to access overseas markets. For instance, Windhaven Intvestment Management, a part of Charles Schw...

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  • ETF Spotlight: Multi-Asset Real Return

    08-17-2012 09:11 AM by Tom Lydon

    ETF Spotlight on the SPDR SSgA Multi-Asset Real Return ETF (NYSEArca: RLY), part of an ongoing series. Assets: $7.5 million. Objective: The SPDR SSgA Multi-Asset Real Return Fund is an an actively managed ETF that tries to generate real return through capital appreciation a...

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  • Multi-Asset ETFs

    06-28-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Institutions, investors and advisors all utilize exchange traded fund products. Now, some fund products are also adding exposure to other ETFs within their own portfolios to provide regular investors with exposure to institutional quality management. The burgeoning sub-class o...

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  • ETF Chart of the Day: Global Real Estate

    03-02-2012 10:40 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    The rally in emerging markets has contributed to solid returns in the Global REIT space, which is rather well represented these days in the ETF universe with a number of potential investment choices. Currently, the most popular fund in the category is SPDR DJ International Rea...

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  • REIT ETFs Attract Dividend Hunters

    10-15-2011 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Exchange traded funds that invest in real estate investment trusts have become a popular choice for investors as the average yield has been around 3.7%, topping the yield on the 10-year Treasury note. Real estate investment trusts may also boost portfolio diversification, alt...

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  • ETF Spotlight: Cambria Global Tactical ETF (GTAA)

    07-22-2011 09:16 AM by Tom Lydon

    ETF Spotlight on Cambria Global Tactical ETF (NYSEArca: GTAA), part of an ongoing series. Assets: $187.6 million. Objective: The Cambria Global Tactical ETF is an actively managed fund that will invest in ETFs of all the major world asset classes, including equities, bonds,...

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  • 4 Reasons to Consider Global Real Estate ETFs

    02-10-2011 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    In this day and age, if you want to maximize your portfolio, you'll diversify with global assets and exchange traded funds (ETFs), and international real estate market is no exception. Investors should have learned three lessons from our economic upheaval: Bubbles pop, a broad...

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  • Vanguard Plans International REIT ETF

    10-17-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Vanguard has plans in the works to launch an international REIT exchange traded fund (ETF) sometime in the next few weeks. Murray Coleman for Barrons reports that Vanguard runs its ETFs as separate share class of existing or, in this case, new mutual funds. [ETF Filings: Brazi...

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  • Know Which ETFs Come With Euro Exposure

    05-19-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    The euro has fallen mightily against the U.S. dollar, and some believe it will weaken even more. Regardless of whether the euro further weakens or makes a strong rally, it is prudent to know how much your exchange traded fund (ETF) portfolio is exposed to the euro. Don Dion fo...

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  • Global Real Estate ETFs: Conservative Interest Prevails

    09-24-2009 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    After an impressive collapse of the international housing market, risk-averse investors are now seeking to invest in safer overseas properties. Interest in conservative and long-term property investments may be just the thing to stabilize international real estate exchange traded...

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  • Why Real Estate ETFs Are Better Than the Real Thing

    12-08-2008 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Real estate and exchange traded funds (ETFs) that trackthe beleaguered industryhave had a rough ride for the past two years. In fact, October alone saw a 5.3% drop in new home sales, while existing homes fell 3.1%. What's more the S&P/Case-Shiller home price index shows th...

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  • U.K. ETFs Reeling from Zero Growth and Property Glut

    08-25-2008 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    British economic growth has come to an end after 15 years of continuous expansion, marking the end of an era and the beginning of troubles for exchange traded funds (ETFs). With a growth figure of 0.0 is below even the modest estimate of 0.2. With a falling housing market, low...

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  • Dreary Housing Market In Europe Reflects In ETFs

    08-04-2008 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    In Ireland, the investors have packed up and are nowhere to be seen, as the credit crunch has halted the housing market, leaving real estate exchange traded funds (ETFs) at a standstill. The Belfast region of Ireland is especially hurting from the recent credit crunch, and the...

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