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Author Archive - David Fabian

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Preferred Stock ETFs Face New Test

Preferred stocks offer the distinction of being unique hybrid instruments with qualities of both stocks and bonds. In that manner, they offer healthy......(read more)
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3 Active Vanguard Funds That Would Make Great ETFs

Vanguard ETFs have become a juggernaut in the world of passive investment management. They are widely used across retail, institutional, and retirement......(read more)
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Are High Yield ETFs Becoming Too Hot To Handle?

Love is in the air this Valentines week and many income investors are smitten with the returns of their high yield investments. The steady march higher......(read more)
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3 CEFs For Tax-Efficient Total Return

Income investors with large taxable accounts are consistently focused on maximizing their total return and minimizing the impact of taxes on their nest......(read more)
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3 Core Bond ETFs That Are Coping Well With Rising Rates

A reader recently sent me a question asking why you would own a bond fund when interest rates are on the move higher. This type of sentiment is more than......(read more)
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4 BlackRock ETFs For Steady Retirement Income

Retired investors are often looking for core exposure in funds that demonstrate low costs and steady income. These two attributes are key to maintaining......(read more)
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3 Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing The Perfect Closed-End Fund

The closed-end fund marketplace is one of over 500 offerings that span virtually every global asset class. This makes the landscape both ripe with opportunity......(read more)
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Life Is Good For Mortgage REIT ETFs

Real estate stocks have taken a beating in recent months as rising interest rates derail the momentum of this beloved income sector. Yet despite the dip......(read more)
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State Of The Market In 7 Charts – November 2016 Edition

It feels like we have almost packed a full year’s worth of stock market price action into just the last two weeks. With so many diverging market sectors......(read more)
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Why You Need A Plan For All That Cash In Your Portfolio

A hoard of cash in your portfolio is always a double-edged sword. It provides security, comfort, and the flexibility to deploy in virtually any asset......(read more)
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Enhancing Your Income Portfolio With Dividend Growth ETFs

Investors who have entered the retirement phase of their life cycle or place great importance on income often have tunnel vision for high yield investments......(read more)
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Interest Rates Rattle Muni Bond Fund Investors

Municipal bond funds are typically held for their tax-free income properties and low risk profile rather than their growth prospects. These investments......(read more)
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CEF 101: Don’t Buy Funds At Abnormal Premiums

Investors in closed-end funds have to contend with different risks and analysis criteria than ETF or open-ended mutual funds.  Those that have spent......(read more)
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RiverNorth and DoubleLine Release New Strategic Bond CEF

The arrival of new strategies within the closed-end fund (CEF) universe is always an interesting event. There are much fewer new CEFs released on an annual......(read more)
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How To Properly Utilize Growth and Value ETFs

One of the tremendous benefits of using exchange-traded funds (ETFs) is the ability to customize your exposure to target a specific theme.  This flexibility......(read more)
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The Fear Trade Is Falling Apart

The fear trade has been one of the most successful avenues for investors to take part in this year. Treasury bonds, gold, utilities, consumer staples,......(read more)