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2 ETFs Getting a Big Boost from Central Bank Buying

Foreign central banks have been buying up the bonds that these two ETFs track like there is no tomorrow, driving up their prices and making them attractive buys. Investors who buy these ETFs today should see many months if not years of continued share price growth.  Central banks can be investors’ best friend. Why not […]

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The 6 Stock Dividend Portfolio That Will Beat Your ETF

Cherry-picking the best stocks out of popular income ETFs, Tim Plaehn created a new portfolio that trounces its fund counterparts over the last five years. Use this model portfolio to boost your dividend payments and stock performance. I know a lot of income investors own shares of the iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF (NYSE: […]

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3 Safe Trades Leveraging the Market’s Biggest Trends

While the market tests new highs, some stocks and ETFs seem destined to fall. These three contrarian plays make great trades right now, and could be some of your most profitable moves for all of 2016. Changes are coming in three major areas of the market, and being on the right side of these trends […]

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3 Strategies for Shorting the Bursting Biotech Bubble

Follow any of these three easy to understand, step-by-step strategies that detail exactly how any investor can profit from the collapse in biotech.  The biotech sector is a bursting bubble. Unfortunately, making money from a bursting bubble requires investors to go short on a stock. Shorting a stock exposes an investor to a theoretically infinite […]

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Bear Market Refuge: Earn a Safe 24% Yield in This ETF

Move over 8%, 10%, and even 12% yields. Tim Plaehn reveals a relatively new ETF paying a whopping 24% yield. This ETF has also increased its dividend rate by 1% every quarter since launch. Boost your quarterly dividends with this safe income investment. With the recent declines in the stock market, I have been spending […]

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How to Triple Your Investment With This Asset Class

The last time crude prices fell as fast and as sharp as this year was in the ’08-’09 financial crisis. But some wise MLP investors tripled their money by buying at the bottom. Find out why history could be repeating itself and how you can capitalize. Over the last year, the price of the benchmark […]

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The 13.5% Yield MLP You Can Put in Your IRA

One of the biggest problems facing yield-seeking investors has finally been solved. Now, the best quality MLPs can be owned in your retirement account through this ETF solving investors desires for yields and tax efficiency.  Up until late last year, high-yield investors had been counting on the upstream MLPs to generate high-yield, predictable cash flow […]

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A New MLP Fund with a New Approach

Note: the following write-up is from a recent issue of The Dividend Hunter, a leading investment advisory newsletter focused on high yield dividend stocks. More details on The Dividend Hunter can be at the end of the article. Master limited partnership (MLP) units are one of the most attractive investment categories available to income focused […]

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Bonds are on a Roll

Bond ETFs have been in rally mode for months and investors need to understand the opportunities and implications of these moves. Who would have thought that between September 2, 2014 and January 29, the share price of the iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) would have soared 17.48 percent, while the share price […]

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The Best ETFs of 2014 and Potential Winners of 2015

Many ETFs had a great year and 2015 will likely produce winners that outpace the broad indexes. There was plenty of money to be made from investing in ETFs during 2014.  While many investors avoided ETFs, out of concern that the weaker-performing stocks could offset the gains made by the stellar stocks, many ETFs made […]

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