Equal-Weight Nasdaq-100 ETF

I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments within the exchange traded fund market.

This week, I took a look at the First Trust NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index Fund (NasdaqGIDS: QQEW). The equal-weight approach allows investors to capitalize on the outperformance in mid- and small-cap stocks and helps reduce the impact of larger companies. [Apple Earnings Lift Nasdaq-100 ETF]

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