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Preferred Shares Pummeled
Article By: Bespoke Investment Group Friday, October 5, 2018 3:29 PM EDT
One area of fixed income that’s gotten hit especially hard in recent days has been preferred shares.
In this article: PFF, LQD
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ETF Watchlist: Week Of December 11, 2017
Article By: David Dierking Monday, December 11, 2017 11:24 AM EDT
As we get ready to wrap up 2017, many investment houses have already begun turning their attention to 2018.
In this article: KIE, BOTZ, PFF, VLUE Also: IAK, KBWP, ROBO, AIEQ, PGX, FPE
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Preferred Stocks: Performance, Volatility And Risk-Adjusted Returns
Article By: SureDividend Sunday, April 23, 2017 5:50 PM EDT
Preferred stocks offer investors the opportunity to diversify away from typical common stock investments. They also offer lower volatility and fantastic risk-adjusted returns.
In this article: WFC, PFF, PGF, PGX, VRP, FPE, AGG, SPY, VEU
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Preferred Stock ETFs Face New Test
Article By: David Fabian Monday, March 13, 2017 12:51 PM EDT
Income investors have several attractive preferred stock ETFs at their disposal and new entrants are raising the bar even further. How these funds will react to additional upside in interest rates if that is indeed the prevailing trend through 2017?
In this article: PFF, VRP Also: HSBC, WFC, ALLY, PGX, EPRF
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Are High Yield ETFs Becoming Too Hot To Handle?
Article By: David Fabian Saturday, February 18, 2017 6:26 PM EDT
Many income investors are smitten with the returns of high yield investments. The steady march higher in assets like junk bonds, preferred stocks, emerging market debt and leveraged closed-end funds has remunerated shareholders for their faith.
In this article: HYS, HYG, EMB, PFF
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3 Ways ETFs Can Efficiently Re-Position Your Portfolio For 2017
Article By: Lorimer Wilson Tuesday, January 3, 2017 9:42 AM EDT
Building a portfolio can be a daunting task, especially at an economic and political turning point like now. Here are 3 things that investors can consider doing to start the new year.
In this article: DGRO, PFF, EIDO, INDA, KSA, REM, TIP
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4 BlackRock ETFs For Steady Retirement Income
Article By: David Fabian Friday, December 16, 2016 3:11 PM EDT
Retired investors are often looking for core exposure in funds that demonstrate low costs and steady income.
In this article: HDV, DGRO, AOK, PFF Also: T, XOM
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9 Winning ETF Ways For Those Who Fears Rising Yields
Article By: Zacks Investment Research Thursday, December 15, 2016 2:45 PM EDT
We highlight some ETF choices that might be used for gains if the Fed speeds up hikes next year.
In this article: KBWD, TARP, XRLV, PFF, FLOT, BIZD, SNLN, AGZD, EMIH
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State Of The Market In 7 Charts – November 2016 Edition
Article By: David Fabian Monday, November 14, 2016 3:21 AM EDT
Perhaps the most surprising area of strength has been the rocket ship that is the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The Dow is often easily overlooked for its concentrated mix of just 30 mega-cap stocks.
In this article: DIA, IWM, KBE, EFA, PFF, DBC Also: WFC
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Value Is Scarce Among Income-Generating ETFs
Article By: David Fabian Wednesday, August 3, 2016 9:10 PM EDT
The definition of value is a fierce debate among investors that seek to find intrinsically underpriced assets.
In this article: AMLP, HYG, CWB, DWX, EMB, IEF, LQD, MBB, MUB, PFF, REM, TIP, VIG, VNQ, VYM, BKLN
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FV Will The Fed’s Latest Dovish Shift Save Stocks?
Video By: Chris Ciovacco Saturday, June 18, 2016 10:29 AM EDT
This week’s stock market video helps us understand why the Fed’s new stance calls for flexibility, as well as, risk management contingency planning.
In this video: KYN, QQQ, AGG, GLD, OILB, PFF, TLT, USO, VNQ, XHB, XLB, SPX, NYA
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EC The 3 Most Important Words In Investing
Article By: Charlie Bilello Friday, May 13, 2016 12:17 AM EDT
These three words, almost never uttered in this business, are far and away the most critical to long-term investment success.
In this article: HYG, AGG, DBC, EEM, EFA, GLD, IWM, LQD, PFF, SPY, TIP, TLT, VNQ, EMB
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Preferred Stock ETFs Dodge Bullets From Banking Sector
Article By: David Fabian Saturday, February 20, 2016 11:18 AM EDT
High yield mainstays like junk bonds, master limited partnerships, and even REITs have felt the pain of income investors reeling in their risk targets and running for the safety of high quality bonds.
In this article: KBE, PFF
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Time For Preferred ETFs?
Article By: Zacks Investment Research Wednesday, January 6, 2016 3:15 PM EDT
Investors should note that even if rates rise in the future on the Fed’s continued policy tightening, many will look for benchmark-beating yields and capital appreciation. For them, preferred equities and the related ETFs could be a great tool.
In this article: PFF, PGF, PGX
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Oversold Market Rallies
Article By: David Fry Monday, December 14, 2015 9:53 PM EDT
Heading into Monday crude oil had posted a record amount of short interest—it rallied nearly 2% at its peak then fell to close at .8% higher.
In this article: HYG, AAXJ, QQQ, AMJ, DIA, EEM, EPI, EWJ, EWU, EWY, EWZ, FXI, GDX, GLD, IWM, JNK, KBE, LQD, MDY, PFF, RSX, SLV, SMH, SPY, TLT, UNG, XBI, XLB, XLE, XLP, XLU, XLV, XLY, XOP
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What Assets Should You Have In Your Moderate Portfolio?
Article By: Gary Gordon Wednesday, December 9, 2015 4:00 AM EDT
With flat to slightly negative returns, one could make the case that diversification is working just fine.
In this article: PFF, SPY, XLF Also: USMV, BND, HYG, EFA, IVV, IWF, IWM, OEF, VWO, XLK
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