ETF Battles: What’s the Better High Income Dividend ETF? JEPI vs NUSI vs DIVO!

In this episode of ETF Battles, Ron DeLegge @ETFguide referees an audience requested contest between high dividend income ETFs from Amplify ETFs (DIVO), J.P. Morgan Asset Management (JEPI) and Nationwide (NUSI). Program judges Todd Rosenbluth with CFRA Research and Eric Balchunas at Bloomberg judge the ETF match-up, sharing their investing research insights. Each ETF is …

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ETF Battles: Which Natural Gas ETF is the Best Choice? Watch FCG vs GAZ vs UNG!

In this episode of ETF Battles, Ron DeLegge @ETFguide referees an audience requested contest between natural gas ETFs from First Trust (FCG), Barclays iPath (GAZ) and USCF Investments (UNG). Program judges Mike Akins with ETF Action and Dave Kreinces with ETF Portfolio Management judge the ETF match-up, sharing their investing research insights. Each ETF is …

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Gearing Up for Higher Volatility and Higher Inflation – Getting Your Investments on Track!

In this episode of First Look ETF Extra, Arianne Alcorta @ETFguide chats with Edward Egilinsky, Managing Director at Direxion Investments. Topics covered include how to get tactical exposure to inflation hedging strategies, buffering your portfolio against rising stock market volatility, and a comparison of growth vs. value equity strategies. ********* To learn more, visit Direxion …

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Growth Stock ETFs Like ARKK and QQQ are Falling – Now What?

In this episode of Spotlight, Ron DeLegge @ETFguide chats with Dave Kreinces, the Founder and CIO at ETF Portfolio Management about the recent downturn in growth stock ETFs like ARKK and QQQ. Also up: Areas of the stock market, like energy ETFs, that are providing bullish upside. ********* You are invited to a Zoom webinar …

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ETF Battles: Energy Stocks are HOT! Which is the Top ETF? Watch XLE vs. VDE vs. XOP

In this episode of ETF Battles, Ron DeLegge @ETFguide referees an audience requested contest between energy ETFs from State Street Global Advisors (XLE and XOP) and Vanguard (VDE). Program judges Mike Akins with ETF Action and Dave Kreinces with ETF Portfolio Management judge the ETF match-up, sharing their investing research insights. Each ETF is judged …

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ETF Battles: Who has the Better Growth Stock Fund? Watch Fidelity vs. Vanguard!

In this episode of ETF Battles, Ron DeLegge @ETFguide referees an audience requested contest between two heavyweights: the Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Stock Fund (FBGRX) and the Vanguard Mega Cap Growth Index ETF (MGK). Program judges Athanasios “Tom” Psarofagis with Bloomberg Intelligence and John Davi with Astoria Portfolio Advisors judge the ETF field, sharing their …

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First Look ETF: Focus on Tax-free Investing, Analyst Stock Ratings and Thematic Strategies

In this episode of First Look ETF, Stephanie Stanton @ETFguide explores new ETFs that use a macro thematic investing strategy (SAMT) and global policies approach(SAGP), tap into the power of analyst stock ratings (TMFE and TMFX) and target tax-free income (MINO). The guest lineup for this episode includes: –Douglas Yones, ChFC, Head of Exchange Traded …

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Investing in Farmland: An Investor’s Guide to this Overlooked Part of the Real Estate Market

In this episode of Spotlight, Laura Kantor @ETFguide talks about the future of farmland investing with Artem Milinchuk, the Founder and CEO of FarmTogether. Topics covered include: –Why farmland is a compelling investment vs. other assets like stocks –How farmland has delivered strong historical results with lower volatility –The future of farmland investing and how …

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ETF Battles: Which Real Estate ETF is the Winner? Watch REET vs SCHH vs VNQ!

In this episode of ETF Battles, Ron DeLegge @ETFguide referees an audience requested contest between three real estate equity ETFs. With shaky stock prices thus far in ’22, more investors are looking to boost their bottom line with dividend income from yield paying industry sectors like real estate. In this particular ETF bout it’s a …

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Why Commodities like Copper are Poised for Huge Growth Ahead

In this episode of Spotlight, Laura Kantor @ETFguide talks with Kurt J. Nelson, Managing Partner at SummerHaven Investment Management about surging inflation, how to combat it and commodities that are benefiting from it. The ETF tickers mentioned in this episode include: –USCF Gold Strategy Plus Income Fund (Ticker: GLDX) –CPER United States Copper Index Fund …

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ETF Battles: Which Growth ETF is Superior? Watch QQQ vs SCHG vs VOOG!

In this episode of ETF Battles, Ron DeLegge @ETFguide referees an audience requested contest between three U.S. growth equity ETFs. Even though growth stocks are in the midst of a correction, there’s still plenty of interest in this investing style. In this particular ETF contest, it’s the Invesco Nasdaq QQQ (QQQ), vs. the Schwab US …

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First Look ETF: Why Stocks in Emerging and Frontier Markets are Poised for Major Growth

In this episode, Arianne Alcorta @ETFguide talks with Kevin Carter, Founder & CIO at EMQQ about important investing trends in both frontier and emerging markets. At the forefront are e-commerce, greater internet connectivity and how overseas consumers are upgrading their lifestyles. Plus, you’ll find out why a sector focused approach to investing in emerging and …

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Dividend Paying Value Stocks vs. Growth Stocks: Positioning Your ETF Portfolio for Change

In this episode of Spotlight, Arianne Alcorta @ETFguide talks with Lance McGray, Head of ETFs at Advisors Asset Management about dividend income strategies in the ETF marketplace. Whether your an individual investor or financial advisor, you’ll get fresh insights into combating higher inflation, rising interest rates and how dividend income could buffer stock market volatility. …

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ETF Battles: What’s the Top Commodities ETF? It’s DBA vs. DBC!

In this episode of ETF Battles, Ron DeLegge @ETFguide referees an audience requested contest between two commodities ETFs linked to agriculture and another to energy, metals, corn and broader commodities as a group. This time it’s an intramural showdown between a pair of Invesco ETFs linked to agriculture (DBA) and broader commodities (DBC). Who wins …

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ETF Investing: Energy and Dividend Income Take Center Stage

In this episode of Spotlight, Laura Kantor @ETFguide chats with Paul Baiocchi, CFA & Chief ETF Strategist at SS&C ALPS Advisors. Topics covered include how to get tactical exposure to fast moving energy markets, dividend income strategies and the sentiment swing between growth vs. value equity investing. ETF ticker symbols discussed in this episode are: …

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First Look ETF: Plant-based Technology, Impact Investing & Vice Stocks Take Center Stage

In this Season 2 debut of First Look ETF, Stephanie Stanton @ETFguide explores new ETFs that help families of the U.S. military (FLDZ), focus on plant-based innovation (EATV) and invest in stocks that target the alcohol, drugs and gambling industry (BAD). The guest lineup for this episode includes: –Douglas Yones, ChFC, Head of Exchange Traded …

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ETF Battles: Looking for the Best Momentum Stock ETF? It’s MTUM vs. MTMM vs. JMOM vs. VFMO!

In this episode of ETF Battles, Ron DeLegge @ETFguide referees an audience requested quadruple-header duel between 4 momentum focused stock ETFs. This time it’s iShares (MTUM), SPDRs (MTMM), JPMorgan (JMOM) and Vanguard (VFMO) going head-to-head. Who wins the battle? Program judges Dave Nadig with ETF Trends and Todd Rosenbluth from CFRA Resarch judge the ETF …

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ETF Battles: Which Emerging Markets ETF is the Best Choice? AVES vs EWX vs FEMS Triple-Header!

In this Season 3 debut of ETF Battles, Ron DeLegge @ETFguide referees an audience requested triple-header match-up between three emerging markets ETFs. Program judges Dave Nadig with ETF Trends and Todd Rosenbluth from CFRA Resarch judge the ETF field, sharing their investing research insights. Each ETF is judged against the other in key categories like …

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2022: What Should Investors Expect from Bitcoin, Ethereum and QQQ stocks?

In this episode, Ron DeLegge @ETFguide chats with ETF Battles judge and financial advisor Dave Kreinces, about his 2022 view on bitcoin, ethereum, and technology stocks. ETFs and related tickers mentioned are: SPXL, SOXL, TECL, TQQQ, TSLA, GBTC and ETHE. Check out Dave’s latest book: Investable Benchmarks: A Guide To ETFs, Technology and Leverage ********* …

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ETF Battles: Special Edition Recap of Season II in 2021

In this special episode of ETF Battles, Ron DeLegge @ETFguide reflects with program judges on Season II from 2021 and what comes next in 2022. Program judges Jessica Ferringer from ETF.com, Todd Rosenbluth from CFRA Resarch, Eric Balchunas at Bloomberg and Dave Kreinces from ETFPM.com share their favorite moments from ETF Battles plus what investment …

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