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5 Reasons Why Most Buy and Holders Fail

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There is little debate over the idea that a buy-and-hold investing strategy will deliver positive results over the long run, and typically outperform the majority of investors who attempt to time ups and downs. Continue reading →

7 Intriguing ETF Charts

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There are now more than 1,700 ETFs offering exposure to countless investing strategies. Beyond the obvious benefits to investors, the surge in the number of ETFs creates some interesting opportunities for research and analysis. This article includes seven charts highlighting track records, head-to-head comparisons, and other results that we found interesting. Continue reading →

My 50 Favorite ETF Articles of 2015

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The U.S. stock market will finish 2015 just about where it started the year. But that doesn't mean that there hasn't been plenty of excitement along the way, especially in the ETF world. As the year draws to a close, I've put together 50 of my favorite ETF-related articles from the past year. Continue reading →

4 Factors to Consider Before Buying a Commodity ETF

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Among the nearly 2,000 ETFs available to U.S. investors are products with various levels of risk and degree of complexity. Commodity ETFs, which can potentially provide diversification benefits to a portfolio or be used to bet on a short-term movement in natural resource prices, fall toward the high-risk and high-complexity end of this spectrum. Continue reading →