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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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  • REIT ETFs Could See a Better 2016

    01-05-2016 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Investors may want to keep an eye on real estate investment trusts and sector-related exchange traded funds this year as fundamental factors are still supportive of the asset class. REITs were among the best performers Tuesday, with the IndexIQ US Real Estate Small Cap ETF (NY...

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  • A Conservative Approach to REIT ETFs

    08-21-2015 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Exchange traded funds holding real estate investment trusts (REITs) have been plagued this year by concerns the Federal Reserve will soon raise interest rates. Those concerns have translated into more than $1.7 billion in combined assets flowing out of the Vanguard REIT ETF (NYSE...

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  • Commercial REIT ETFs Are In A Good Spot

    03-06-2015 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    With the U.S. economy chugging along, commercial real estate investment trusts and sector-related exchange traded funds may be in a sweet spot. The current economic expansion rate could is robust enough to fuel tenant and investor demand for property but not so overpowering th...

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  • Alternative ETF Options to Diversify an Investment Portfolio

    12-12-2014 12:30 PM by Tom Lydon

    Most people have filled out their investments with a mix of stocks and bonds. However, investors can also add in exchange traded funds that track alternative assets to help diversify a portfolio. "With the current bull market now in its sixth year and stocks appearing to be sl...

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  • Yield-Hungry Investors Push REIT ETFs to New Highs

    11-28-2014 08:20 AM by Tom Lydon

    Exchange traded funds that track real estate investment trusts are rising to new highs as yields on government bonds continue to fall, pushing investors to alternative avenues of income. For instance, the Schwab US REIT ETF (NYSEArca: SCHH) was up 0.9% and touched a new intrad...

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  • Build a Dirt-Cheap Portfolio With These ETFs

    10-26-2014 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Of the many advantages of exchange traded funds over actively managed funds, including superior tax efficiency and intraday liquidity, fees or lack thereof is among the most highlighted. While not all ETFs are inexpensive at the pure fee level, data indicate the average expense r...

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  • Rebounding Economy Sends Cash Into ETFs

    05-05-2014 09:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Last Friday, the Labor Department said U.S. employers added 288,000 jobs in April, the largest monthly gain in over two years, while the unemployment rate fell to 6.3%. Inflows to exchange traded funds indicate the jobs number is the just the latest data point investors view as a...

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  • Rate-Sensitive REIT ETFs Rebound

    03-19-2014 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Dragged to laggard status during last years spike in 10-year Treasury yields, interest rate-sensitive real estate investment trusts (REITs) and the exchange traded funds that hold those stocks have rebounded in noticeable fashion in 2014. Year-to-date, the Vanguard REIT ETF (N...

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  • Top REIT ETFs for Commercial Real Estate, Yield

    04-26-2013 08:58 AM by Tom Lydon

    Exchange traded funds tracking commercial real estate have outpaced the S&P 500 the past few years and more investors are gravitating to REIT ETFs for yield since interest rates are so low. Vanguard REIT ETF (NYSEArca: VNQ) has a three year annualized return of 16.1%, outp...

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  • Sector ETF Opportunities Going Into 2013

    11-01-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    The markets are looking at uncertainty ahead, with the Presidential elections and fiscal cliff here in the U.S. and changes overseas like the new leadership in China, but investors can still find opportunities in sector exchange traded funds. For instance, real estate related ...

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  • Schwab ETF Fee Cuts to Save Investors $4 Million

    09-26-2012 09:12 AM by Tom Lydon

    Charles Schwab's recent decision to slash fees in its ETFs is expected to save investors nearly $4 million a year, based on back-of-the-envelope calculations. Investors are saving from the cheaper expense ratios as the ETF price war rages on. While the fee cuts are only a frac...

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  • Record Low Interest Rates Could Support REIT ETFs

    05-29-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Real estate investment trust, or REIT, exchange traded funds may continue to generate higher profits as interest rates remain suppressed. Even if rates do rise, REITs could follow higher growth as the assets move less like equities and more like real estate. According to a Par...

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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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  • 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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  • S&P's Favorite New ETFs

    09-07-2011 05:16 PM by Tom Lydon

    Standard & Poor's says 2011 is shaping up to be the year of the exchange traded fund with more new ETFs launched in the first seven months of this year than in 2008 and 2009, combined. Through early August, 191 new exchange traded products were launched in 2011, with more ...

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  • ETF Investors Take on More Risk in Search of Reward

    07-20-2011 08:29 AM by Tom Lydon

    Investors are beginning to explore riskier market sectors with exchange traded funds in search of fatter profits, buying patterns suggest. The first half of 2011 has given niche or alternative ETF asset classes a chance to shine, as sectors such as Asian local debt, managed fu...

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  • REIT ETFs: The Best of All Worlds?

    02-04-2011 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    If you're on the market for an investment that's been strong in recent months, kicks off nice dividends and, oh, also has relatively low risk, REIT exchange traded funds (ETFs) could be for you. Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, generate some of the highest yields and w...

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  • Can REIT ETFs Keep On Outperforming?

    01-12-2011 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Last year, real estate investment trust exchange traded funds (ETFs) left the broader markets in the dust. Is it too much to hope for more of the same in 2011? Last year was a lucrative one for these investments, finishing 2010 with a gain of nearly 28%. Those returns matched ...

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