ETFs & Funds

Transparency, diversification, and low-cost access to practically any market, sector, or asset class make exchange traded funds highly attractive to investors and traders alike. But, to outperform benchmark index funds, you really need expert guidance and a sound strategy that gets results. Our experts will cover all the bases and provide the tools and knowledge you need to tap into outperforming investments, year in and year out.

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Sponsored Content - On two discussions last week, Chris Temple, editor and publisher, National Investor Publishing, painted the bleak picture of the mess the Fed (chiefly) and the Biden Administration (a respectable second-place showing) have made of the economy and markets.
Bears on Friday finally landed the knockout punch. The S&P 500 (SPX) closed at 3,586, down a big 1.5%, states Jon Markman, editor of Strategic Advantage.
It’s been an unpleasant year for investors — especially for those who sought comfort in bonds, or who were locked into traditional 60/40 portfolios. Globally, government bonds are on track for the worst year since 1949, observes Monty Guild in Guild Investment Management's Market Commentary.
Guggenheim Taxable Municipal Bond & Investment Grade Debt Trust (GBAB) seeks to provide current income and long-term capital appreciation, observes Marty Fridson, dividend expert and editor of Forbes/Fridson Income Securities Investor. 
Last week was particularly tough for investors as all 11 sectors experienced losses to some extent, explains Bryan Perry, editor of Cash Machine.
The pattern is clear enough with turns in the CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX, and equity market, states Jon Markman, editor of Strategic Advantage.
Our portfolios hold several mutual funds that can respond to changing market conditions by investing in a wide range of assets and selling short stocks or indexes. Those features are important in today’s environment, observes Bob Carlson, editor of Retirement Watch.
The utilization of uranium is a key component of nuclear energy, as the nuclear industry is propelled by the mining, refinement and delivery of uranium, suggests Jim Woods, exchange-traded fund specialist and editor of The Deep Woods.
The utilization of uranium is a key component of nuclear energy, as the nuclear industry is propelled by the mining, refinement, and delivery of uranium, states Jim Woods of The Deep Woods.
There is too much talk about the day to day movement of the market. I want to take a step back from that and discuss what really matters at this moment — inflation, asserts Steve Reitmeister, editor of Reitmeister Total Return.

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Context matters in any situation—particularly in capital markets. Join Nasdaq's Kevin Davitt, EQDerivatives' and Indiana University Kelley School of Business' Dr. Russell Rhoads, Nations Indexes' Scott Nations, and Investors Alley's Jay Soloff to understand how volatile the market has been in 2022 relative to history. Don't miss out as they will explore a variety of volatility measures, as well as the tradeable products that may help you navigate future swings in the equity market.

Volatility and traditional diversification are crushing most investors and traders, but it doesn't have to be that way. Join former public tech company CEO, Scott Andrews, and learn why diversifying with proven intraday strategies is a game changer for most portfolios and see if the same fully automated hedge fund strategies that trade Scott's accounts could help you achieve your financial goals.

In today's volatile and conflictive world, and with stagflation growing, we'll show what markets look best to buy and hold and which markets to avoid.
CRISPR technology has had two watershed moments this summer indicating that it is about change healthcare as we know it. Learn about the upcoming catalysts for publicly traded gene editing companies. At its core, CRISPR is a pair of biological scissors that cut and replace genes in living organisms' cells. It has the potential to disrupt virtually every facet of our lives, from curing genetic diseases, detecting and treating cancers, treating HIV, to even bioengineering new crops and plants to feed the world's growing population.
Fed Chair Jerome Powell has been increasingly hawkish. Indeed he, along with his colleagues on the Federal Open Market Committee, unanimously raised the federal funds rate by 75 basis points on Wednesday, September 21 after doing the same at the previous two meetings of the Fed's monetary policy committee. The Fed is committed to bringing inflation down even if that causes a recession, according to Powell. So, is a recession inevitable? Might inflation moderate without a recession. Dr. Ed Yardeni will address these and other questions relevant to bond and stock investors.
Garrett Patten from ElliottWaveTrader.net will discuss the long-term Elliott Wave count for the S&P 500, along with the expectation for a generational top forming in the coming years. He will also identify which sectors of the S&P 500 remain bullish and are still positioned for further upside going into next year.
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This presentation will examine the impact of currency volumes and technology on inflation and deflation. Also, Dr. Mobius will acknowledge the role that cryptocurrencies have on markets. Finally, he will discuss how the Ukraine War can impact markets in light of past experience.
In this presentation, Dana Samuelson will explain how inflation has trapped the Fed into committing yet another policy error, one that will continue to reverberate in currency markets worldwide, which in turn has put gold and silver temporarily on sale. He'll also comment on why equities markets remain extremely vulnerable to further declines, and how gold offers safe haven in what could be six of the most turbulent economic months ahead of us all.

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In the past decade or so, exchange traded funds have been transformed from obscure institutional trading vehicles to extraordinarily popular investment tools. They now dominate the investing landscape with over 2,000 products available and have empowered investors and traders as never before, enabling them to build highly effective portfolios. Yet there's more to the ETF universe than investors and traders may even know. MoneyShow.com’s roster of top ETF and ETF-trading experts can show you how to use ETFs to achieve peak results. From factor ETFs to leveraged ETFs to smart-beta ETFs to buffered ETFs, learn how you can use ETFs to effectively transform your own portfolio.

ETFs can provide a cost-effective way to get into areas of the market that are poised to deliver results. Simple portfolio rotation can meet the goals of solid performance with few trades, little time and effort spent analyzing ETFs, and confidence from side-stepping huge drawdowns. Learn proven ETF-trading strategies from some of the top professional traders in the country who consistently achieve stellar results. More than just the very best in ETF picks, you’ll take away real, practical knowledge about how to recognize the best growth, income, and value opportunities, choose the right sectors and asset classes, and know when (and precisely how) to rotate ETF holdings for optimum results through every economic and market cycle.

Whether you are a seasoned ETF investor or just starting to get your feet wet, you can get actionable advice from some of the top names in the industry here.