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Index Funds vs. Active Funds: Who’s Winning?

Who’s winning the performance race? Is it indexes or actively managed funds? In this episode, Ron DeLegge @ETFguide chats with Ben Johnson, CFA and Director of Global ETF Research at Morningstar about their latest Active/Passive Barometer Report which examined more than 4,000 funds with $16 trillion under management. Fund categories covered in the analysis include …

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PROFIT from $2 Trillion in Infrastructure Spending – Which of these 3 ETFs is the Better Trade?

Are you ready to rumble? There’s a $2 trillion U.S. infrastructure spending bill on the table. And in this timely episode you’ll see a battle between 3 infrastructure ETFs: iShares Global Infrastructure ETF (IGF), Global X U.S. Infrastructure Development ETF (PAVE), and the FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (NFRA). Ron DeLegge @ETFguide referees …

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STOCKS HIT All-Time Highs! Watch these ETF Trends for Next BIG Move

In this episode, Ron DeLegge @ETFguide provides updates on stocks at all-time highs including top ETFs like the SPDRs (SPY), Dow Industrials (DIA) and Nasdaq-100 (QQQ). Also up: Ron examines the IPO and SPAC market, commodities and the 11 S&P 500 industry sectors PLUS a look ahead at stock market catalysts for April. GET your …

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The #1 Reason Why Index Funds/ETFs are SUPREME

What’s the #1 reason why index funds/ETFs are SUPREME? It’s NOT because they’re cheaper and it’s definitely not because they’re more diversified. (These are all valid reasons BTW, but they aren’t the #1 reason.) In this episode, Ron DeLegge @ETFguide shares key highlights from a 17-year study from S&P Dow Jones Indices about the performance …

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ETF Battles: 4 Value ETFs Duke it Out in a QUADRUPLE HEADER!

Are you ready to rumble? Value stocks have been beating growth stocks thus far in 2021. And in this timely episode you’ll see a skirmish between 4 value stock ETFs: the Alpha Architect US Quantitative Value ETF (QVAL), Roundhill Acquirers Deep Value ETF (DEEP), iShares MSCI USA Value Factor ETF (VLUE) and the Vanguard Value …

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A Better Way to Protect Yourself During a Market Downturn – Part II

In this episode, Ron DeLegge @ETFguide shares fresh new visuals for strategies to protect your investments and wealth during a market downturn. Ron explains key strategies like “Margin of Safety” and why all investors – especially those nearing or in retirement should have a large cushion to weather the storm and avoid running out of …

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Can Technology Stocks Catch up with the Rest of the Stock Market?

In this episode, Ron DeLegge @ETFguide shares charts and analysis on technology stocks vs. other sector ETFs, stocks vs. bonds along with the Fear & Greed Index. Ron shares charts on key S&P 500 industry sectors including technology, energy and financials. With major yardsticks like the Dow Industrials and S&P 500 crossing above all-time highs, …

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Here’s Why this Investing Legend Keeps $10 Million in his Checking Account

In this episode, Ron DeLegge @ETFguide tells you why a certain investing great keeps $10 million in his checking account at all times and the super important habit it teaches all investors. In each episode of “Habits of the Investing Greats” you’ll get ONE crucial habit to imitate, ONE investing great tied to that habit …

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$1.9 Trillion COVID Bill: Why Government Overspending is Leading to Crisis

The latest COVID Relief Bill is in the history books. It’s another $1.9 Trillion spent and it gets added to the long list of other items contributing to runaway government spending. In this episode, Ron DeLegge @ETFguidehelps you to understand why the U.S. government is on an unsustainable fiscal path leading straight to crisis and …

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What Sector ETFs are Saying about the Stock Market

In this episode, Ron DeLegge @ETFguide analyzes the stock market via sector ETF performance along with the Fear & Greed Index. Ron shares charts on key S&P 500 industry sectors including technology, energy, real estate, financials and healthcare. With major yardsticks like the Dow Industrials, Nasdaq and S&P 500 still trading near all-time highs, Ron …

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ETF Battles: GBTC vs. SOXX vs. SMH – A MASSIVE Triple Header Clash!

Are you ready to rumble? In this episode of ETF Battles, you’ll watch a MASSIVE triple header showdown between: Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC), iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (SOXX) and the Van Eck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH) . Bitcoin and the semiconductors both need each other. Which is the better play and who wins the battle? …

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A Better Way to Protect Yourself During a Market Downturn

All bear markets start the same way: with a stock market correction. And the stock market has gone from “HAPPY-VILLE” to “PUKE-VILLE” in the first stock market correction of 2021. How bad will it get? In this episode, Ron DeLegge @ETFguide shares proven strategies for protecting your wealth during a stock market downturn. Ron explains …

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ETF Battles: 4 Blockchain ETFs Clash in a Quadruple Header – Who Wins?

Are you ready to rumble? Season II of ETF Battles is in full swing and in this episode you’ll watch a quadruple header between BLOK, BLCN, LEGR and KOIN. As the adoption of blockchain technology grows, which of these stock ETFs is best positioned to benefit? Who wins the battle? Ron DeLegge @ETFguide referees this …

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Portfolio Report Card: A $671,459 Retirement Plan with Taxing Problems

In this new and first episode of the Portfolio Report Card, Ron DeLegge, Founder at ETFguide analyzes and grades a $671,459 retirement portfolio for B.L. in Spokane, WA. Many investors still don’t understand the difference between an architecturally sound investment portfolio versus one that’s not. And the Portfolio Report Card is designed to identify strengths …

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