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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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  • Vanguard Takes on Developed Markets

    VEA is Vanguard’s third-largest fund by assets under management at $44.46 billion, and its 0.09% expense ratio is less than a quarter of the average ratio for similarly allocated funds.

  • Snap Back: Is the Correction Over?

    Since last week’s severe drubbing in stocks, the market has made a notable comeback, but does this mean that the correction is over? I dare say not.

  • This Bargain ETF Covers the Entire Market

    Following last week’s introduction to exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider Vanguard and its low-expense-ratio funds, we turn our attention today to an offering with a 0.05% expense ratio.

  • The Easiest Way to Get to the Exits

    With everyone seemingly packing up and rushing to get out of equity positions, things are getting rather crowded at the exits.

  • Low-Cost Vanguard Attracts Billions in Assets

    Vanguard, one of the world’s largest mutual fund companies, also has carved out a strong niche as a provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that fit the investment firm’s focus on keeping its management expenses low.

  • Global Growth Shakes up Investors

    On Tuesday, the IMF lowered its global growth forecast for 2015, while also issuing a warning about the risks posed by increasing geopolitical tensions, as well as by an equity market trading at what it described as “frothy” levels.

  • PowerShares Fund Screens Quality Holdings for You

    A typical ETF weights its holdings based on market capitalization, while a smart beta fund is weighted according to less visible, though still important, criteria.

  • The Shifting Tides of the Third Quarter

    To be a good surfer, you need to know how to read the sea. When it comes to your money, similar knowledge makes you a better investor.

  • This Exchange-Traded Fund is All about Revenues

    Over time there is nothing better than investing in companies bringing in big bucks, and that’s precisely what the RevenueShares Large Cap Fund (RWL) has been designed to do.

  • Global Climate Change, ETF Style

    Over the weekend, we got several reports out of China that indicated that the world’s second-largest economy now is backsliding on its targeted growth rate in the 7.5% annual range. Then there’s the continued slowdown in Europe, which has put downward pressure on the region’s economy and on the equity markets of the European Union (EU).

  • Sail Smoothly with This Smart Low-Volatility Fund

    Volatility, the potential for the market or a stock to swerve sharply in value, serves as a deterrent for many prospective investors.

  • A Trip Around the World with Four Key ETFs

    All we need to look at is four key ETFs that will tell us what need to know about what’s going on in the major markets around the globe.

  • 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.