ETFs and Mutual Funds

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5 Long-Term Opportunities Forming in MLPs

The world of master limited partnerships (MLPs) has suffered handily along with the plunge in oil prices. What is interesting is that there seems to be a flush-out happening here, ...
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Solar ETFs Not Chasing Vivint Deal

The acquisition of Vivint Solar Inc. (NYSE: VSLR) just is not having a broad spillover. Sure, some solar players rallied on the news, but the reality is that on a ...
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ETF investing

Nasdaq Lists New SuperDividend ETF

Nasdaq announced Tuesday that Global X Funds will list a new exchange traded fund (ETF). The newest addition is the Global X SuperDividend Alternatives ETF (NASDAQ: ALTY). It began trading ...
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Some Investors Did Find (Short-Term) Value in the Greek Crisis

Greece will get bailed out once again. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras agreed to $96 billion in bailout money, representing the third bailout the country has received in five years, according ...
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Will Shanghai Stocks Crash Like Nasdaq Did in 2000 and 2001?

The sell-off in China is potentially far more important than the issue surrounding Greece's in-or-out status. By our take it is more important, but the broader financial media still wants ...
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ETF investing

ETFs, ETPs Add $152 Billion in Net Assets During First Half of 2015

Globally listed exchange traded funds (ETFs) and exchange traded products (ETPs) added $152 billion in net new assets during the first half of 2015, bringing total assets in the 11,295 ...
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Can Investors Find Value in the Greek Crisis?

Greece’s economy is in shambles. Unemployment persistently resides in the double-digit range. However, investors can benefit greatly from turmoil. Catastrophe breeds lower asset prices. However, those asset prices can also ...
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ETF investing

Meet the Newest ETF in Cybersecurity

A new cybersecurity exchange traded fund (ETF) hits the market Tuesday, July 7. The cybersecurity industry has grown massively this year, not just in popularity, but companies like FireEye Inc. ...
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ETF investing

Will the Greek ETF Lose Its ETF Status?

There is a big lesson here for Global X FTSE Greece 20 ETF (NYSEMKT: GREK) investors during the looming Greek default and likely exit from the euro. The end game for ...
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CAR T-Cell Stocks a Better Way to Leverage Biotech Than New 3x ETFs

If you missed the biotech run and want to try to catch the train this late in the game, it would be wise not to use the new Proshares leveraged ...
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Triple Leverage ETFs Launched in Biotech

There is a new way to trade biotech out there now. For active traders and investors looking for juiced up returns in the hot biotech sector, ProShares has launched two ...
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Top Closed-End Municipal Bond Funds Trading at Big Discounts to NAV

24/7 Wall St. has been viewing closed-end bond funds trading at big discounts to the net asset value (NAV). These closed-end funds (CEFs) are very different from traditional mutual funds, ...
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Many Closed-End Bond Funds With Massive Discounts to NAV vs ETFs

Most investors who have been in the markets for more than the past decade knew about mutual funds long before they knew much about exchange traded funds (ETFs). While most ...
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Odds of United Kingdom Losing AAA Rating Just Went Up

The odds of a U.K. downgrade just increased. Standard & Poor's has changed its outlook for the credit ratings of the country. A release was issued mid-Friday that S&P has ...
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5 Stocks That Warren Buffett Should Sell — or Add to the Stake

Being Warren Buffett may come with one of the best job titles in the business world. It also comes with the most responsibility, and the investment community and public gets ...
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