True Fund Costs: Energy Sector

BW-Final-3rd1

This report focuses on providing investors the true costs incurred when investing in Energy ETFs and mutual funds.

Continue Reading →

Stock Picking Grades for Energy Sector Fund Managers

BW-Final-3rd1

This report shows how well Energy ETFs and mutual fund managers pick stocks.

Continue Reading →

How To Avoid the Worst Sector ETFs

BW-Final2

Picking from the multitude of sector ETFs is a daunting task.

Continue Reading →

How To Avoid the Worst Sector ETFs

BW Final

Picking from the multitude of sector ETFs is a daunting task. In any given sector there may be as many as 45 different ETFs, and there are at least 183 ETFs across all sectors.

Continue Reading →

Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Energy Sector

BW-Final-3rd1

The Energy sector ranks eighth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 19 ETFs and 86 mutual funds in the Energy sector as of January 15th, 2014. Prior reports on the best…

Continue Reading →

How To Avoid the Worst Sector ETFs

Screen shot 2013-11-01 at 3.46.59 PM

Picking from the multitude of sector ETFs is a daunting task. In any given sector there may be as many as 44 different ETFs, and there are at least 183 ETFs across all sectors.

Continue Reading →

Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Energy Sector

BW-Final-3rd1

The Energy sector ranks eighth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 18 ETFs and 63 mutual funds in the Energy sector as of July 10, 2013.

Continue Reading →

Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Energy Sector

BW-Final-3rd1

The Energy sector ranks eighth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 18 ETFs and 73 mutual funds in the Energy sector as of April 23, 2013.

Continue Reading →

Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Energy Sector

BW-Final-3rd1

The Energy sector ranks fifth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 20 ETFs and 73 mutual funds in the Energy sector as of January 25th, 2013.

Continue Reading →

How To Avoid the Worst Sector ETFs

WorstSectorETF_Fig1

Why are there so many ETFs? The answer is: because ETF providers are making lots of money selling them. The number of ETFs has little to do with serving investors’ best interests. Here are three red flags investors can use to avoid the worst ETFs…

Continue Reading →

Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Energy Sector

BW-Final-3rd1

The Energy sector ranks fifth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my sector rankings for ETFs and mutual funds. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 20 ETFs and 79 mutual funds in the Energy sector as of October 10, 2012.

Continue Reading →

Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Energy Sector

BW-Final-3rd1

The Energy sector ranks seventh out of the ten sectors as detailed in my sector roadmap. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 20 ETFs and 89 mutual funds in the Energy sector as of April 17, 2012.

Continue Reading →

Cutting Thru the Smoke in the Energy Sector

BW-Final-3rd1

Two of the three stocks added to our large/mid cap Most Dangerous stocks list for November are from the energy sector. Those stocks are Energy XXI (Bermuda) Ltd. (EXXI) and Superior Energy Services (SPN) – both get my very dangerous rating as do all of the Most Dangerous stocks.
All of the energy sec­tor ETFs get a dan­ger­ous rat­ing, which means you should sell them.

Continue Reading →

Energy Sector ETFs Could Incinerate Your Savings

EnergyFigure1

I recommend investors avoid all energy sector ETFs. There are no ETFs in the energy sector with an attractive-or-better rating from my methodology at New Constructs. None of the ETFs rank better than the S&P500.
Investors should sell all dangerous-rated energy sector ETFs. The five ETFs below are the worst-rated of all energy sector ETFs:

Continue Reading →