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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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  • A Fund You Can Track on the Ticker Tape

    The PowerShares QQQ Trust (QQQ) focuses on the Nasdaq 100 Index.

  • International vs. Domestic ETFs

    At the outset of the year, I argued that international equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) likely would outperform domestic equity ETFs.

  • A Global Fund Emerges

    While my previous ETF Talk covered the entire American market, this week’s fund differs by giving investors exposure to a swath of developing nations’ markets.

  • And the Volatility Comes Roaring Back

    It’s baaack! That’s right, the volatility in the markets is back.

  • A Fund That Spans All American Stocks

    The market’s fourth-largest ETF is simply one to invest in when you think times are good and things are looking up across the board in the United States: Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI).

  • January’s Not-So-Pretty Domestic ETF Picture

    The final week of January ushered in a host of corporate earnings reports and, for the most part, those earnings were a mixed bag.

  • Set Sail with the Biggest Overseas Fund

    Today’s ETF is the third-largest ETF on the market and the most popular way to invest overseas: iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (EFA).

  • The ETF Tailwind of ECB QE

    By far, the biggest market-moving event this week was the European Central Bank’s (ECB) decision to implement the Old World version of quantitative easing (QE).

  • Featuring Another Giant S&P 500 Fund

    Today’s ETF Talk will examine the second-largest ETF in existence.

  • Beware the Currency Market Turmoil

    There have been two big trends influencing the markets during the past several months, particularly since early December.

  • New Year, Big Volatility

    If the first six trading days of 2015 are any harbinger of what’s to come for the entire year, then strap on your seatbelts and get ready for an “A-ticket” rollercoaster ride.

  • The World’s Most Popular ETF

    The S&P 500 is a well known stock market index that follows a changing selection of 500 companies, and SPY is the most common way to tether your investing results to the index.

  • Featuring the Biggest ETF Kids on the Block

    This list of 20 out of the thousands of ETFs available represents 40% of all assets invested in ETFs!

  • 10 Ways to Be a Better ETF Investor in 2015

    While I can’t really help you with common resolutions like eating better or exercising more, I can help you to be a better exchange-traded fund (ETF) investor in 2015.

  • The Biggest Surprises of the Year

    Every year has its surprises, and 2014 definitely is no exception. This year brought about what I call the “big four surprises.” I call them that because A) each was truly a big development that influenced the entire global market, | Read More »

  • International REIT Offers Diversification

    This week’s ETF Talk introduces an international real estate investment trust (REIT) fund, the Vanguard Global ex-U.S. Real Estate ETF (VNQI), which complements the domestic REIT we featured last week. While last week I suggested that domestic REITs might be a good | Read More »

  • This ETF is Designed to Shelter Your Portfolio

    As a real estate investment trust (REIT), VNQ’s investments are in the currently stable real estate market.

  • Setting up a Successful 2015

    Here’s my shortlist for things to ponder about the markets during the holidays.

  • Vanguard Offers Low-Fee Bond Fund

    BSV is the smallest fund of all of those we have addressed in our series.

  • Wet and Wild in California, and the Markets

    Policymakers in Washington, at central banks around the world and even just regular investors tend to react to circumstances they can’t control.