Stocks Rally, Notch 3% Gains for the Week

U.S stocks followed Europe higher on Friday as investors piled in on the post-Trump-election rally while the euro weakened against the dollar as investors continued to digest the European Central Bank’s Thursday decision to extend economic stimulus.



An Alternative Rising Rate ETF Play for Income Investors

As many try to position their investment portfolios for a rising interest rate environment ahead, income-minded investors may look to business development companies and related exchange traded funds. For example, the VanEck Vectors BDC Income ETF (NYSEArca: BIZD) tries to reflect the performance of the MVIS US Business Development Companies Index, which includes publicly traded…

How Safe Is Your 403(b)?

403(b) plans are not as risky as you may think. They can serve retirement savers well, but they're not without possible problems. Learn more about your investment options within your plan and be sure to choose low-fee investments that are likely to deliver growth


Why Investing in ETFs is Right for You

When filling out an investment portfolio, investors can turn to exchange traded funds to gain broad, diversified exposure to various assets in the U.S. and around the world. ETFs have become an increasingly popular way to access markets due to their easy accessibility, cheap costs and passive exposure to widely observed benchmark indices. “It’s happening…


Spin-Off ETFs Have Been an Outstanding Play

Companies have spun off departments as a popular way to unlock shareholder value, potentially creating more focused and higher quality brands. Investors can also tap into this segment of the market specialized exchange traded funds. Spin-off stocks have been among the best performing areas of 2016. Year-to-date, the Guggenheim Spin-Off ETF (NYSEArca: CSD) rose 16.0%…