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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  • The Three Vital Signs to Watch in 2014

    As a market advisor, I am constantly asked about what investors should be paying attention to in order to sidestep potential speed bumps in the financial markets.

  • Will Commodities Start to Shine?

    Commodities have had a volatile go of it in 2013. Yet the recent rebound in the global economy that, in part, led to the Fed’s decision to taper, means that commodities could be on the road to recovery in 2014.

  • Triple X Bears in Japan

    If the Japanese stock market retreats, one exchange-traded fund (ETF) that you may want to consider is the Direxion Daily Japan Bear 3X Shares (JPNS), which is designed to capitalize on any drop in that market.

  • The Fed Will Taper in 2014

    Although the taper won’t begin until 2014, the early sign from Wall Street is that traders love the decision.

  • Triple Down on Japan

    An aggressive way to capitalize on continued Japanese market gains is the Direxion Daily Japan Bull 3X Shares (JPNL).

  • What Can Go up 20% in 2014?

    I suspect that stocks will not have the kind of relatively care-free year they had this year, but that doesn’t mean the bulls are going to run and hide.

  • New Japanese Small-Cap ETF Fund Is Promising

    Take advantage of Abenomics and the Bank of Japan’s plan to create inflationary, yen-weakening pressures in the Japanese economy to spur exports and growth.

  • Equity Market Bubble Talk, But No Stock Collapse Yet

    The big question is whether we are in an equity market bubble, and when that bubble will burst and send stocks collapsing the way they did in 2008.

  • China’s Expanding Middle Class May Propel Profits

    The Chinese government has an explicit policy to refocus its economy towards domestic consumption, rather than infrastructure investment.

  • Giving Thanks for ETFs

    I am thankful that I live in a country where, despite its flaws, success and the achievement of one’s goals are still possible.

  • When it Comes to China, Think Small

    One of the appeals of investing in small-cap funds is an opportunity to beat institutional investors, such as mutual funds.

  • Meet the New Fed Boss, Same as the Old Boss

    Yellen seemed to discount any notion that the Fed’s massive quantitative easing, or QE, programs will create asset bubbles, either in the housing market or the equity market.

  • Wading into the Wild, Wild East

    China represents a phenomenal investment opportunity . However, it leaves something to be desired in the rule of law and ethical transparency.

  • Waiting on Yellen

    Nobody knows for sure what the prospective new Fed chief actually will do.

  • Consider a Broad Investment in China

    China’s growth is assured by its rising population, which already is the world’s largest.

  • Divergence is Another Word for Opportunity

    When I look at the strong gains in the domestic equity market over the past year, I tend to feel a bit ambivalent. On the one hand, this market has proven resilient to threats of all kinds, and has continued to march higher in the face of a lot of adversity

  • ETF Talk: China’s New Silk Road

    Much like traders long ago who followed the Silk Road to prosperity in China, you too have the opportunity to profit from equities in the Far East. With capital flowing into China from throughout the world, investing in this Asian giant is something you may want to consider.

  • And the Easy Money Keeps on Rolling

    The money spigot is going to be open for a lot longer. According to most market watchers, including me, do not expect to see any kind of tapering until the spring of 2014.

  • ETF Talk: These Chinese Red Chips are Really Blue

    China’s astonishing growth in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) during the past several years has been driven in no small part by infrastructure investment, economic liberalization and rising living standards. As China has de-regulated its banking and investment sectors, opportunities continue to abound for Chinese and foreign investors alike. One way to dip your toe into this market is via …

  • The Yellen Destiny

    The government shutdown and the debt ceiling are off the minds of traders, at least for another few months. Now the markets can turn to more fundamental factors such as earnings, jobs and Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Well, at least that’s what many would like to think is moving the markets.