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David Dierking is an analyst and writer focusing primarily on ETFs, mutual funds, dividend income strategies and retirement planning.

He is a current contributor for Seeking Alpha, ETF Daily News,, and In the past, he has contributed to Motley ... more


HDV: Is This The Right Dividend ETF For An Uncertain Market?
Investors are probably looking for ways to protect themselves much more than they were a week ago. Whether positioning themselves with a more defensive portfolio or shifting from growth into value, there are a lot of different ETF options.
E Best New ETF Of 2017 Picks From The Inside ETFs Conference
Taking a look at some of the best new ETFs of 2017 from the Inside ETFs conference in Florida.
ETF Watchlist: Week Of January 15, 2018
Perhaps the hottest word in the tech sector right now is “blockchain”. Blockchain, a sort of digital ledger for cryptocurrency transactions, is most commonly associated with bitcoin, but could have an immense number of other technology applications.
ETF Watchlist: Week Of January 8, 2018
If there’s one thing to prepare yourself in 2018, it’s higher volatility. A market this calm is a significant outlier, and it’s appropriate to expect the equity markets to begin bouncing around more at some point in the near future.
ETF Watchlist: Week Of December 11, 2017
As we get ready to wrap up 2017, many investment houses have already begun turning their attention to 2018.
This Week’s ETF Launches: Betting On The Demise Of Retail
Here are this week’s new fund launches: CLIX and EMTY.


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This Week’s ETF Launches: The Dow 30 And Russell 1000 Get Alternative Weighting Strategies
Lately, fund providers have been launching new products that use alternative methods of weighting their portfolios. Two new ETFs debut this week that do just that.
Dividend Raises & Cuts - 2/7/16
Companies that announced dividend raises and cuts on 2/7/16.
A Potential Buy Signal For Cybersecurity ETFs
Following Check Point Software's earnings and revenue beat, it could be time to pick up cybersecurity stock and ETF shares.

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