Doug Fabian

Posted October 02, 2015

The Chinese market was very strong in the first half of 2015, so it is no surprise that the silver medalist for emerging-market exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in that time period was another Chinese fund: Harvest CSI 500 China A-shares Small Cap ETF (ASHS).

Posted September 29, 2015

The Federal Reserve decided on Sept. 17 to leave interest rates unchanged, citing recent global economic and financial developments that may restrain economic activity somewhat and are likely to put further downward pressure on inflation in the near term.

Posted September 25, 2015

This weeks ETF Talk moves on to another new category of top-performing exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Posted September 22, 2015

The third-best-performing exchange-traded fund (ETF) in the international equity category during the first half of 2015 has a different focus than its counterparts.

Posted September 21, 2015

The Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged Thursday. Though a slight majority of pundits were predicting that the Fed would do just that, I dont think many had anticipated the reason why the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) kept rates at near-zero.

Posted September 14, 2015

I am a huge fan of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). In fact, there may be no bigger advocate of these products than me. I love ETFs for multiple reasons, including their transparency, ease of use, low cost and diversity.

Posted September 14, 2015

As with the rest of the market, GWX is not performing as well in recent months. When market vital signs are better than they currently are, this fund may rebound.

Posted September 07, 2015

This ETF Talk rounds out the category of the top-performing domestic dividend-paying exchange-traded funds (ETFs) for the first half of 2015 with Cambria Shareholder Yield ETF (SYLD).

Posted September 05, 2015

The latest bout of selling in equity markets has been compared to the big drop below the 200-day moving average that occurred in October 2014.

Posted September 02, 2015

To describe last week as anything but the epitome of craziness would be the height of understatement.

Posted September 01, 2015

Even in market areas that are underperforming, there always are some stocks and funds that hold up better than the rest, demonstrating remarkable relative strength.

Posted August 24, 2015

This article will focus on the top-performing U.S. domestic dividend equity fund for the first half of 2015, following our recent series on top international dividend exchange-traded funds (ETFs), DFE, DLS and IHDG.

Posted August 21, 2015

Theres no Goldilocks in the markets right now. There are only the three bears and those bears are growling with ferocity.

Posted August 18, 2015

Todays column features the third-best performer among international dividend funds for the first half of 2015: WisdomTree International Hedged Dividend Growth Fund (IHDG).

Posted August 10, 2015

Its August, and its hot in my hometown here in Southern California. Its even hotter in Las Vegas, where Im writing to you today while attending a business conference.

Posted August 10, 2015

The WisdomTree International SmallCap Dividend Fund (DLS) is an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that invests in non-U.S. dividend-paying securities.

Posted August 04, 2015

One of the most startling charts Ive seen in a long time is the DB Commodities Tracking Index Fund (DBC).

Posted August 03, 2015

The appeal of a dividend-oriented strategy is clear and established.

Posted July 31, 2015

This article features First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF (FV), the third-ranked U.S. equity exchange-traded fund (ETF) for the first half of 2015.

Posted July 21, 2015

Although success has been difficult to find in the market for the first half of 2015, some exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have eked out impressive gains.