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  • Vanguard Takes Another Swing in Ongoing ETF Fee War

    02-27-2017 03:24 PM by Max Chen

    Exchange traded fund investors are winning in the ongoing fee war that has slashed expense ratios in a number of ETF options. The latest round comes fromVanguard as the money manager lowers costs on 68 mutual funds and ETF shares, which represents a cumulative $143 million...

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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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  • Vanguard lowers fees on six international ETFs, one domestic fund

    03-01-2016 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Vanguard lowers fees on some of its most popular ETFs Expense ratios reduced on six of Vanguard's international ETFs and one domestic fund Vanguard CEO Bill McNabb attributes asset growth related to favorable financial markets Vanguard, the second-largest U.S. issuer of...

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  • The Thanksgiving Week ETF Asset Class Winner

    11-30-2015 01:00 PM by James Picerno

    Real estate investment trusts (REITs) in the US took the lead in last weeks shortened holiday trading week for the major asset classes via a set of proxy ETFs. Vanguard REIT (VNQ) climbed nearly 1.0%, a comfortable edge over last weeks number-two performer for the four trading da...

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  • A Warning on U.S. Dividend Stocks, ETFs

    06-17-2015 10:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Once the Federal Reserve hikes interest rates, U.S. dividend stocks and exchange traded funds could experience a meaningful correction after investors piled into the yield-paying assets during the low rate environment. "With investors desperate for yield, dividend-paying stock...

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  • Sector ETFs Swell in Size as Investors Get Tactical

    07-29-2014 01:43 PM by Todd Shriber

    Broad market exchange traded funds, such as the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEArca: SPY) and the Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (NYSEArca: VTI), are good for just that: Broad market exposure. However, inflows to sector and industry ETFs suggest advisors and investors are increasi...

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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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  • Vanguard Lowers Fees on VWO, Four Other International ETFs

    02-27-2014 11:01 AM by Tom Lydon

    Vanguard, the third-largest U.S. issuer of exchange traded funds, announced Thursday it has lowered the annual expense ratios on five of its international ETFs. That group includes the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO), the largest emerging markets ETF by asse...

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  • Some of 2012s Best Sector ETFs Kept Soaring in 2013

    12-10-2013 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    There are various theories regarding buying a previous years laggards with the expectation that the new year will bring better results. Call it the trash to treasure theory. As is the case with all market theories, last years rubbish turning to this years gold is not 100% fool...

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  • CNBC's Model ETF Retirement Portfolio for the 30-Year-Old Investor

    04-17-2013 05:30 PM by Tom Lydon

    In a collaboration with exchange traded fund experts, CNBC has rolled out an all-ETF diversified portfolio for the investor looking to save toward retirement. "We wanted investors to have some exposure to most asset classes, that would be stocks, bonds, cash, commodities and 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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