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February 2, 2014 – ETF Expert Radio Podcast

February 2, 2014 – ETF Expert Radio Podcast

ETFs & Economic Numbers, Retail ETFs, Consumer Products ETFs, Emerging Market ETFs, Healthcare ETFs, Utilities ETFs, Bond ETFs, International ETFs, Europe & ETFs Click here to listen to the show: 2-2-2014 [...more]

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July 21, 2013 – ETF Expert Radio Podcast

July 21, 2013 – ETF Expert Radio Podcast

Market Enthusiasm & ETFs, Interest Rates & ETFs, REIT ETFs, Commodity ETFs, Mortgage REIT ETFs, International ETFs, ETF Diversification, ETF Sell Strategies Click here to listen to the show: 7-21-2012 [...more]

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July 7, 2013 – ETF Expert Radio Podcast

July 7, 2013 – ETF Expert Radio Podcast

Vanguard ETFs, Indexed ETFs, ETFs & Diversification, U.S. Stock ETFs, Bond ETFs, Emerging Market ETFs, International ETFs, Interest Rate Sensitive ETFs Click here to listen to the show: 7-7-2012 [...more]

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Alternative ETF Strategies For Everyday Portfolios

Alternative ETF Strategies For Everyday Portfolios

Seeking Alpha’s Jonathan Liss recently spoke with Gary to find out how he planned to use ETFs – including alternative ETF strategies not frequently found in more typical investor portfolios – to position clients in 2013. Jonathan Liss (JL): How would you describe your investing style/philosophy? Gary Gordon (GG): Information processing is the best way to describe [...] [...more]

Asia ETFs, Bond ETFs, Consumer ETFs, Current Affairs and ETFs, Dividend ETFs, ETF Philosophy, ETF Strategy, Emerging Market ETFs, Europe ETFs, Featured Posts, International ETFs, Latin America ETFs, US Markets and ETFs Comments (0)

Why An Oil ETF May Offer Extraordinary Rewards For The Risk

Why An Oil ETF May Offer Extraordinary Rewards For The Risk

It’s not unusual for optimism to reign supreme on the first trading day of a new year. What’s more,¬†considering just how far U.S. treasury yields have dropped, one might expect a shift out of the “panic room” and into the “risk trade.” That said, there are¬†many reasons to rein in one’s¬†enthusiasm. For instance, even if Europe [...] [...more]

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ETFs For Currency Hedging

ETFs For Currency Hedging

Throughout the last 10 years, world currencies gained remarkable ground on the U.S. dollar. In fact, it wasn’t that long ago when the cover of The Economist¬†featured George Washington with his wig on fire; the former president is piloting a “greenback in flames” as it nose-dives towards Earth. However, the U.S. dollar served as a one-of-a-kind [...] [...more]

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Why Do Some Investors See Japan ETFs In A Whole New Light?

Why Do Some Investors See Japan ETFs In A Whole New Light?

We’ve heard the “revival” story before. Yet everytime over the last 2 decades that a revival in Japanese equities appeared imminent, something went awry. That said, it’s difficult to argue with the price gains or the fund flow. For instance, WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund (DXJ) has experienced a week-over-week increase in net assets of¬†nearly 14%.¬†What’s [...] [...more]

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Currencies And Their Affect On Your Stock ETFs

Currencies And Their Affect On Your Stock ETFs

The U.S. stock market has actually outperformed the overwhelming majority of world equity markets on a local currency basis. However, the dollar’s¬†year-to-date slide has¬†inflated the returns of¬†developed world ETFs¬†like iShares MSCI France (EWQ) and iShares Italy (EWI).¬†In fact, virtually all of the gains for¬†Foreign Stock ETFs traded on U.S. exchanges can be attributed to the [...] [...more]

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Foreign ETFs Top April’s Inflow List

Foreign ETFs Top April’s Inflow List

ETF investors added more than $21 billion in¬†net new assets¬†during April. This represented¬†the 8th consecutive month of positive inflows for the industry. Analysts report that the $1.12 trillion¬†is primarily dedicated to 3¬†companies. Blackrock’s iShares brand has roughly¬†220 ETFs with¬†$500 billion in assets;¬†State Street and Vanguard have $257 billion and $172 billion¬†respectively. In the past,¬†broader regional indices¬†had little [...] [...more]

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China’s Inflation Battle And The Potential Impact On Your ETFs

China’s Inflation Battle And The Potential Impact On Your ETFs

Investing in the companies that¬†serve the rising middle classes in BRIC countries¬†has helped portfolios for most of 2010 and most of the previous decade. Yet many folks are beginning to¬†see cracks in the strategy. The¬†mainland’s 4.4%¬†year-over-year CPI increase for October raised eyebrows, and primarily… China governing officials. They promptly¬†raised bank reserve¬†requirements to battle inflationary fears for [...] [...more]

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