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Doug Fabian is the editor of Successful Investing and High Monthly Income, and is the host of the syndicated radio show, "Doug Fabian's Wealth Strategies." Taking over the reigns from his dad, Dick Fabian, back in 1992, Doug has continued to uphold the reputation of the newsletter as the #1 risk-adjusted market timer as ranked by Hulbert’s Investment Digest. For more than 30 years, Successful Investing (formerly the Telephone Switch Newsletter) has produced double-digit annual gains. Doug has become known for his expert knowledge and timely use of innovative tools like Exchange Traded Funds, bear funds and Enhanced Index funds to profit in any market climate.
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  • Consider Investing in Dividend Dandies

    A key reason a person might invest in a smart beta fund would be to use the fund’s formula to invest more heavily in quality equities that are underrepresented in a typical market-cap-weighted exchange-traded fund (ETF). One quality indicator in a stock is whether or not it issues a dividend.

  • A Red-Hot August for ETF Inflows

    What can you say about the world of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) besides the fact that they are just red hot?

  • Demystifying ‘Smart Beta’ Funds

    Although “smart beta” funds also follow a passive index like other ETFs, the smart beta funds do so in ways besides the traditional market-cap-weighted approach.

  • Will September Bring Back the Volatility?

    Back to work means back to big trading volume, and I suspect that means we could see a return of volatility.

  • Leveraging Bulls and Bears in Russia

    Investing in a way that is counter-cyclical to other investors’ fears can bring great profits, particularly when investing through a triple-leveraged fund.

  • My Three Red-Hot MoneyShow ETFs

    Now, since our last Weekly ETF Report, there hasn’t been much of a sense of disaster in the markets. In fact, it’s been quite the opposite, which actually is a worry in itself.

  • Russian Small Caps are a Contrarian Pick

    Due to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s shenanigans and the ongoing Ukraine situation, many Western investors are fleeing Russia. However, contrarian investors view this as an excellent opportunity to enter the Russian market on the cheap.

  • Your Exclusive MoneyShow ETF Presentation Sneak Peek

    Today I have an exclusive sneak peek of three presentations I have on the slate for the next several days at the MoneyShow.

  • Building Your Portfolio with Brazil’s Infrastructure

    As the fifth-largest country in the world in terms of both square mileage and population, Brazil places great importance on its infrastructure.

  • Bond Yields Drop While Non-Correlated Assets Soar

    When a major benchmark in the market falls to near-historic lows, you had better pay attention.

  • Brazil Features Consumer-Sector Growth

    Brazil has the highest gross domestic product (GDP) in South America, whether measured nominally or by purchasing power parity. In effect, the Brazilian consumer is poised to buy.

  • These ETFs are Rocking as the Market Rolls over

    The fall of European equities, as well as the recent downtrend in U.S. markets, might make you think that the bear has invaded the entire globe. Well, if you thought that, then you haven’t been looking far enough to the east.

  • Eyeing Brazilian Small Caps

    I thought it would be fruitful to once again focus on Brazil. But this time, we will feature a smaller component of the country’s stock market: small caps.

  • The Fed Tapers While GDP Surges

    I think what today’s GDP print tells us is that the Federal Reserve will almost certainly continue the taper of its bond-buying program.

  • Take a Close Look at China

    We featured FXI, a general Chinese exchange-traded fund (ETF), a little more than a month ago, and that fund’s upward climb warrants us looking at other ETFs focused on that huge emerging market.

  • Innovation: Another Reason to Choose ETFs

    These days, there’s an ETF for just about every flavor of investor, not just the ones who like the taste of vanilla.

  • Asia Offers Regional Emerging Market Opportunity

    The mix of frontier, emerging and developed economies in Asia creates a geographic region with an enticing combination of raw materials, markets to sell goods and both cheap and skilled labor.

  • Sorting out Your Situation with ETFs

    I think that now is as good a time as any to make sure you fine-tune your focus for the second half of what has so far been a most unusual year.

  • India is Poised for Potential Growth

    India, one of the most populous nations on Earth, is an interesting country for investors because it holds the promise of significant growth potential.

  • Do You Have the Right ETFs for Your Goals?

    This time of year — essentially the halfway point — is a great opportunity for you to do a little post-analysis of your investment holdings to see where you are, and to see if where you are is where you want to be.