There is one singular reason that I invest in ETFs instead of mutual funds. That reason is transparency. I like the fact that I can look at an ETFs website and/or prospectus and in relatively short order know exactly what it will cost me (expense ratio), how much it will cost to buy and sell it (transaction costs) and what’s in it (holdings). As a new financial blogger, it was brought to my attention that I may not be transparent enough myself. Most folks probably haven’t heard of the PowerShares DWA Energy Momentum Portfolio ETF PXI, and definitely wouldn’t know why The Deep Value ETF Accumulator invests in it. That will be my purpose today; to look under the hood of PXI and discover why I see value in this ETF. Continue reading “Looking Under the Hood of the PowerShares DWA Energy Momentum Portfolio ETF (PXI) $PXI”
PowerShares FTSE RAFI Developed Markets ex-U.S. Small-Mid Portfolio
3 Extended Market ETFs To Round Out Your Portfolio
How would you like to own a fund that has outperformed the S&P 500 by over 3% compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) over the last 18 years? Wouldn’t it be even better if you could purchase such a fund at a 28% discount from it’s all-time-high (ATH). Can such a fund be found in today’s raging bull market? The answer is a definite yes. The fund I’m talking about is The Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF XLE. (see also PXI & VDE) Continue reading “Discovering Value in the Top 3 Energy ETFs”
The Deep Value ETF Accumulator invests in the Invesco PowerShares PKW ETF for U.S. Large Cap blend equity exposure.
This article can be read at Seeking Alpha here: http://seekingalpha.com/article/4045496-dividends-matter