How To Avoid the Worst Sector ETFs 2Q15

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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. Below are three red flags you can use to avoid the worst ETFs:

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Stock Picking Grades for Consumer Staples Sector Fund Managers

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

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Consumer Staples Sector

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The Consumer Staples sector ranks first out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report.

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How To Avoid the Worst Sector ETFs

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

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Rating Breakdown: Best & Worst ETFs and Mutual Funds by Sector

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This report focuses on my top picks and pans for all sector funds. I will follow this summary with a detailed report on each sector.

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How To Avoid the Worst Sector ETFs

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

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Consumer Staples Sector

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The Consumer Staples sector ranks first 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 10 ETFs and 9 mutual funds in the Consumer Staples sector as of April 3, 2014.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Consumer Staples Sector

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Check out my sector overview on Reuters Insider here. The Consumer Staples sector ranks first 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 10 ETFs and nine mutual funds in the Consumer Staples…

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How To Avoid the Worst Sector ETFs

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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.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Consumer Staples Sector

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The Consumer Staples sector ranks first out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Attractive rating, which is based on an aggregation of ratings of eight ETFs and eight mutual funds in the Consumer Staples sector as of October 3, 2013. Prior reports on the best & worst ETFs and mutual funds in every sector are here.

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How to Avoid the Worst Sector ETFs

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Fund holdings affect fund performance more than fees or past performance. Why are there so many ETFs? The answer is: because ETF providers are making lots of money selling them.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Consumer Staples Sector

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The Consumer Staples sector ranks first out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Attractive rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 9 ETFs and 9 mutual funds in the Consumer Staples sector as of July 8, 2013.

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How To Avoid the Worst Sector ETFs

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Picking from the multitude of sector ETFs is a daunting task. In any given sector there may be as many as 43 different ETFs, and there are at least 171 ETFs across all sectors.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Consumer Staples Sector

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The Consumer Staples sector ranks first out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Attractive rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of nine ETFs and nine mutual funds in the Consumer Staples sector as of April 16, 2013.

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ETF Pair Trade to Maximize Gains in the Consumer Staples Sector

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The consumer staples sector may be a less volatile sector than most, but that does not mean it is immune to market volatility. Buying XLP and shorting PSCC (or PBJ) puts investors in a position to profit no matter which way the sector goes.

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Danger Zone 3/26/13: PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples Portfolio (PSCC)

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Despite the Consumer Staples Sector being ranked #1 in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report, PSCC is one of the worst sector ETFs I cover.

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How To Avoid the Worst Sector ETFs

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

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Consumer Staples Sector

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The Consumer Staples sector ranks first out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and mutual funds. It gets my Attractive rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of nine ETFs and eight mutual funds in the Consumer Staples sector as of January 23rd, 2013.

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How To Avoid the Worst Sector ETFs

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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…

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Consumer Staples Sector

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The Consumer Staples sector ranks first out of the ten sectors as detailed in my sector rankings for ETFs and mutual funds. It gets my Attractive rating, which is based on an aggregation of the ratings of 9 ETFs and 9 mutual funds in the Consumer Staples sector as of October 9, 2012. Reports on the best & worst ETFs and mutual funds in every sector and style are here.

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