Their 5G investments position you for gains

Both AT&T and Verizon have long known which direction the wind was blowing: consumers are increasingly ditching their telephone landlines for cellphones and they’re increasingly using those wireless devices to stream content.
For these two telecom leaders, the question has been how to ensure they, and… Read More

We’re keeping track of your dividend payers

T. ROWE PRICE GROUP INC., $124, is a buy for the Financial sector portion of your portfolio. The company (Nasdaq symbol TROW; High-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares o/s: 236.5 million; Market cap: $29.3 billion; Divd yield: 2.5%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Highest; www.troweprice.com) is a leading seller of… Read More

iShares Edge MSCI Min Volatility USA ETF and Invesco S&P 500 Low Volatility ETFs offering market-like returns with lower risk

iShares Edge MSCI Min Volatility USA ETF and Invesco S&P 500 Low Volatility ETFs offering market-like returns with lower risk

ETF managers aim to produce portfolios with lower risk than the overall stock market while keeping up with overall gains.

These two ETFs are good examples of applying low-volatility stock-picking strategies without sacrificing return.


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ISHARES EDGE MSCI MIN VOL USA ETF (New York symbol USMV) provides investors… Read More

These value ETFs set you up for portfolio gains

As their name implies, value stocks trade lower than their fundamentals would suggest. Investors perceive them as undervalued with the potential to rise. Even so, it’s best for you to zero in on the shares of quality companies with a consistent history of sales and… Read More

Low volatility ETFs look to cut investor risk

ETF managers employ various strategies to produce portfolios that have lower volatility, or risk, than the overall stock market. At the same time, they also aim to keep up with overall market gains despite the lower risk.
Below we analyze three ETFs with lower volatility portfolios… Read More