Friday Hot Reads: These ETFs Might Make Your New Year Happy

Stock returns touted by marketers may not be what they seem.
Reviewed by: Staff
Edited by: Staff

Here's what we're reading this morning:

These ETFs Could Make Your 2017 A Happy New Year (MarketWatch)
Picks include calls on the banking sector, emerging markets, and defined-maturity bonds.


Investors Flipping From Mutual Funds To ETFs (MarketWatch)

Outflows from equity mutual funds continue at a brisk pace, while investors buy into equity ETFs.


6 ETF Ideas Most Favored By Issuers In 2016 (Zacks)
Dividend, low-vol, ESG, and multi-factor ETFs were some of the key ETF themes that issuers focused on this year.


The 3 Best Vanguard ETFs to Buy Now (InvestorPlace)
Vanguard ETFs offer more than just cheap expenses.


The 3 Best Fidelity ETFs to Buy (InvestorPlace)
With its lineup growing, here are some of the best Fidelity ETFs to consider


Nymex Trading Pits Shut Down (WSJ)
Decision by parent CME to close Nymex’s open-outcry trading floor is latest step in inexorable shift toward electronic trading.


Stock Returns May Not Be What They Seem (Morningstar)
Investment returns are frequently misstated by marketers. Buyers, very much beware.


The Year's Top Stock Picker Didn't Follow the News (Bloomberg)
The No. 1 U.S. stock picker of 2016 paid scant professional attention to the biggest event of the year.


Stock Buybacks Slowed In Q3 (CNBC)
Corporations purchased $112 billion of their own shares in the third quarter, down 25.5% from a year ago. is the single source for ETF intelligence. We provide real-time ETF news and analysis to educate investors and drive financial knowledge in the space. Our personalized and accurate information, alongside industry-leading financial tools, are depended upon to develop winning investment and financial decisions. At, we strive to serve both the individual investor as well as the professional financial advisor to educate and grow the ETF community.