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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


5 ETFs For The Small Cap Rally
After lagging their large cap counterparts for most of the past few years, small caps are back in the lead again.
Three Dividend ETF Ideas To Start Your Week
Dividend seekers should stick to tried and true strategies that have delivered results over time and don't count on quirky gimmicks to improve yield and limit risk. Here are three dividend ETFs to keep an eye on in the near future.
This Week’s ETF Launches: Pacer Debuts Military-Friendly ETF
ETF providers have been paying increasing attention to the socially conscious investing space. While assets haven’t exploded in the way fund managers may have hoped, it hasn’t stopped providers from trying to fill this need for interested investors.
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.


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SPHD PowerShares S&P 500 High Div Portfolio



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RT michaelbatnick: The market cap of the top 5 S&P 500 companies: $4,095,058,706,432 The market cap of the bottom 282 S&P 500 compa...

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A new smart beta bond ETF from FlexShares - the FlexShares High Yield Value-Scored Bond Index Fund. Yield of 7.3% would put it near the top of the high yield bond ETF category. $HYGV

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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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