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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  • This Fund Gives You Diversity and Dividends

    Today’s featured fund, BDC Income ETF (BIZD), pools together a collection of BDCs and offers a high dividend yield.

  • A Q2 ETF Roundup

    So, how did things shake out during the first half of the year? How about during the second quarter?

  • Diverse Dividends Offer Broad Appeal

    Conventional wisdom explains that it is vitally important for any investor to diversify his or her holdings. This is intended to minimize risk from movements or events that disproportionately hurt one type of investment. A fund that offers a way | Read More »

  • The ‘Big 3’ ETF Segment Divergence

    We are just days away from 2015’s halftime, and that’s a good excuse for us to take a look at how what I call the “Big 3” exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have performed this year.

  • Dividend Fund Provides Superb Income

    It seemed inevitable to me that an exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider sooner or later would pool together the best worldwide dividend-paying companies into a single fund.

  • Why Currency-Hedged ETFs are All the Rage

    the most recent data from May compiled by State Street Global Advisors, the company behind the Spiders, or SPDR ETFs, shows a distinct migration into international ETFs — more specifically, into currency-hedged ETFs.

  • Tap Dividend and Income Payouts with Multi-Asset Fund

    Some people might want high or rising dividend opportunities specifically, while others may choose investments that also are likely to appreciate in share price.

  • China’s Deferrals, S&P’s Sideways Drift and Yields Climb

    MSCI Inc., whose MSCI Emerging Markets Index is the most widely tracked benchmark of share-price performance outside the developed world, said it would add China A-shares to the index — just not quite yet.

  • A Sea of Dividends Awaits Thoughtful Investors

    With current equity valuations, there is some sentiment that the United States may not offer the best potential for stock market returns right now.

  • Vanguard Gets Cozy with China A-Shares

    Chinese stocks, particularly the stocks traded in Mainland China known as A-shares, have been on fire this year.

  • This Fund Pays Dividends

    Since ETFs typically do not pay high dividends, the funds that do so set themselves apart from the growing rabble of choices.

  • Don’t Fall for the China Bubble Chatter

    My recommendation to you, especially if you have money in Chinese stocks, is to not fall for what I consider to be the false narrative that there is a China equity bubble.

  • Boxing in Potential Bond Profits

    LQD gives exposure to a range of domestic investment-grade corporate bonds, primarily to large and well-known companies.

  • The ‘New Normal’ Won’t Last

    We shouldn’t fool ourselves into thinking that somehow the recent market highs represent a “new normal” of sorts for the markets.

  • You Can Bank on This Financials Fund

    Companies in the financial sector include banks, real estate firms, investment fund providers, insurance companies and more.

  • MoneyShow Musings from the Front Lines

    The most dominant theme/takeaway for me this year is the apparent lack of investor exposure to international equities.

  • Learning to Appreciate Dividends

    The virtual guarantee of collecting a higher nominal return each year is intrinsically appealing, and companies that boost their dividends regularly can cultivate a clientele of investors who appreciate the income in return for deploying their capital with a proven performer.

  • Goldilocks in the Jobs Forest

    The biggest data point on tap this week came early Friday morning before the opening bell, and it was the “official” April employment report.

  • Just Another Low-Risk Bond Fund

    This week’s ETF Talk addresses another bond-focused exchange-traded fund (ETF), iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF (AGG).

  • Behold the April Commodities Surge

    Both oil and gold stocks were up huge last month, and now we need to watch these trends to see if and/or when they might start really affecting other markets.