Your Portfolio is Calling: Do You Own These Telecom Stocks?

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The Telecom sector ranks fifth out of the 10 sectors in the first quarter of 2015 and receives our Neutral rating. The Telecom sector as a whole underperformed the S&P 500 in 2014, rising 4 % to the S&P 500’s 12%.

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True Fund Costs: Telecom Services Sector

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

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Telecom Services Sector

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The Telecom Services sector ranks fifth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report.

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How To Find the Best Sector 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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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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Telecom Services Sector

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The Telecom Services sector ranks sixth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Telecom Sector

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The Telecom 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 4 ETFs and 12 mutual funds in the Telecom sector as of October 10th, 2013. Prior reports on the best & worst ETFs and mutual funds in every sector are here.

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Rating Breakdown: Best & Worst ETFs & 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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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: Telecom Sector

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The Telecom sector ranks seventh 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 4 ETFs and 13 mutual funds in the Telecom sector as of July 10, 2013.

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Rating Breakdown: Best & Worst ETFs & 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 Find the Best Sector ETFs

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Finding the best ETFs is an increasingly difficult task as there are more and more to choose from every day.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Telecom Sector

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The Telecom sector ranks seventh 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 four ETFs and 12 mutual funds in the Telecom sector as of April 19, 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.

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Rating Breakdown: Best & Worst ETFs & 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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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: Telecom Sector

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The Telecom sector ranks eighth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 4 ETFs and 13 mutual funds in the Telecom sector as of October 11, 2012.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Telecom Services Sector

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The Telecom Services sector ranks ninth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my sector roadmap. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 5 ETFs and 12 mutual funds in the Telecom sector as of April 17, 2012

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Some Good In Telecom Sector ETFs

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Broadband HOLDRS (BDH) is our top pick for telecom sector ETFs. We also rate the investment merit of the top-3 telecom sector ETFs. Per our first-quarter-2011 review of U.S. Equity Sector ETFs, the telecom sector is one of five sectors that gets our “neutral” rating. Figure 2 shows how the telecom sector’s stocks and the…

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Telecom Sector ETFs Are Best Left Alone

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We recommend investors avoid Telecommunication Sector ETF as that sector is one 4 sectors to our “dangerous” rating.

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