How To Avoid the Worst Style ETFs 3Q15

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Why are there so many ETFs? ETF providers tend to make lots of money on each ETF so they create more products to sell. The large number of ETFs has little to do with serving your best interests. Here are three red flags you can use to avoid the worst ETFs.

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Mid Cap Value Style

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The Mid Cap Value style ranks ninth out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in my Style Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report.

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Mid Cap Value Style

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The Mid Cap Value style ranks seventh out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in my Style Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report.

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Mid Cap Value Style

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The Mid Cap Value style ranks tenth out of the twelve styles as detailed in my Style Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 11 ETFs and 184 mutual funds in the Mid Cap Value style as of January 28th, 2014.

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How to Find the Best Style ETFs

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Finding the best ETFs is an increasingly difficult task in a world with so many to choose from.

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Best & Worst ETFs and Mutual Funds: Mid Cap Value Style

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The Mid Cap Value style ranks ninth out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in my Style Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 12 ETFs and 190 mutual funds in the Mid Cap Value style as of October 22, 2013.

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Best & Worst ETFs and Mutual Funds: Mid Cap Value Style

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The Mid Cap Value style ranks ninth out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in my Style Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 12 ETFs and 187 mutual funds in the Mid Cap Value style as of July 18, 2013.

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Best & Worst ETFs and Mutual Funds: Mid-cap Value Style

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The Mid-cap Value style ranks ninth out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in my Style Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 12 ETFs and 189 mutual funds in the Mid-cap Value style as of May 3, 2013.

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How To Avoid the Worst Style ETFs

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Picking from the multitude of style ETFs is a daunting task. There are as many as 40 in any given style and at least 217 ETFs across all styles.

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Danger Zone 12/31/2012: iShares S&P MidCap 400 Growth Index Fund (IJK)

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Check out my latest Danger Zone interview with Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch.com.
iShares S&P MidCap 400 Growth Index Fund (IJK) is in the Danger Zone this week.

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Best & Worst ETFs and Mutual Funds: Mid-cap Value Style

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The mid-cap value style ranks tenth out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in my style rankings for ETFs and mutual funds. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 12 ETFs and 176 mutual funds in the mid-cap value style as of October 22, 2012.

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