Five Key Questions for Your 2017 ETF Asset Allocation

By John Lunt, President, Lunt Capital Management, Inc.

Financial advisors are continually reviewing the strategic positioning and tactical tilts within client asset allocations. The beginning of a new year offers the opportunity to answer five key questions that will likely have a significant impact on client portfolios.

ETFs have dramatically changed the way allocations can be built and how these allocations can be tactically positioned. ETFs may be utilized as core allocations, or they may be used as tools to create tactical tilts based on broader macro views.

The ETFs mentioned below are not recommendations, but are simply examples of available ETF tools that may be used to implement a particular viewpoint.