Avoid Trading ETFs Like SMH

                     Avoid Trading ETFs Like SMH     There are times when a trader is looking at what ETFs to trade and all they hear about is how great the market is performing and traders get that FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) feeling.  Traders seem to forget that right at the height of the FOMO there is huge risk for a turn to the downside.  For this article we decided to focus on a real time example of the SMH (Semiconductors) ETF.  We take a look at the SMH to…

Shopify Stock Rockets to All-Time High After Earnings

Shopify Stock Rockets to All-Time High After Earnings

Shopify Inc. (SHOP) stock is trading above $500 for the first time on Wednesday morning after the company beat fourth quarter 2019 earnings per share (EPS) and revenue estimates by healthy margins. Revenues rose an impressive 46.9% year over year to $505.16 million, crossing the $400 million and $500 million marks for the first time. Upside guidance for fiscal year 2020 completed a highly bullish presentation, solidifying Shopify’s reputation as a must-own growth stock. However, the stock has now exceeded most analyst targets after nearly doubling in price in just…

Best Blockchain ETFs for Q1 2020

Best Blockchain ETFs for Q1 2020

Blockchain exchange-traded funds (ETFs) own stocks in companies that have business operations in blockchain technology or in some way profit from it. Blockchain is made up of complex blocks of digital information, and increasingly is used in banking, investing, cryptocurrency and other sectors. While blockchain is a relatively new technology, many of the companies that operate in the space are well established. Some examples include International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), and German-based SAP SE (SAP). Many investors may be wary of risking an investment in blockchain due…

3 Charts Suggest Cybersecurity Stocks Are Headed Higher

3 Charts Suggest Cybersecurity Stocks Are Headed Higher

Cybersecurity has been dominant theme in the financial markets as well as the media so far in 2020. As the fundamental need for quality solutions across hardware, software, and services continues to rise, investors will be well suited to follow the charts from across the sector. Recent breakouts combined with nearby support levels are providing traders with interesting risk-to-reward setups and are pointing to higher prices over the coming months. PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF (HACK) Active traders who are looking to gain exposure to the niche segment of cybersecurity…

Best Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETFs for Q1 2020

Best Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETFs for Q1 2020

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are not reserved solely for equities. There are also bond ETFs that invest exclusively in fixed-income securities. This universe includes investment grade corporate bond ETFs, which buy the high quality debt of financially strong and stable companies. Some examples include Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), AT&T Inc. (T), and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM). These companies have high credit ratings that indicate a low risk of default. For this reason, these ETFs can provide a strong defensive addition to investment portfolios. The investment grade corporate bond ETF universe is…