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ETF Rank Guide

Our Zacks ETF Ranking system was designed specifically for Exchange-Traded Funds in order to help you pick the best product for your investing needs. Not only does this system take into account asset class forecasts, but it looks at several ETF specific factors, such as expense ratios and bid-ask spreads, to give investors a comprehensive account of a fund's investment profile.

This Ranking method is built for a one year outlook and seeks to find ETFs that are likely to outperform. The funds are ranked on the traditional Zacks Rank scale of #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell), and we currently evaluate a variety of funds across asset classes including equities, commodities, fixed income and currency.

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What Investors Need to Know about Biotech ETFs

What Investors Need to Know about Biotech ETFs

Smaller biotech stocks are outperforming this year; learn more about biotech ETFs best positioned to benefit. (IBB, XBI, FBT). IShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index Fund: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/IBB/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID SPDR S&P Biotech ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/XBI/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/FBT/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Follow us on StockTwits: stocktwits.com/ZacksResearch Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/ZacksResearch Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ZacksInvestmentResearch

Smaller biotech stocks are outperforming this year; learn ...

2 New Sector ETFs that Soared in Q2

2 New Sector ETFs that Soared in Q2

We highlight two new “evolved” sector ETFs that use machine learning algorithms to classify companies. (IETC, IEME, AMZN) IShares Evolved U.S. Technology ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/IETC/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Amazon: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/AMZN?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID IShares Evolved U.S. Media And Entertainment ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/IEME/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Follow us on StockTwits: stocktwits.com/ZacksResearch Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/ZacksResearch Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ZacksInvestmentResearch

We highlight two new “evolved” sector ETFs that ...

Can the Top Performing Single Country ETF Continue Its Surge

Can the Top Performing Single Country ETF Continue Its Surge

Saudi Arabia stocks are soaring this year ahead of Aramco’s IPO and with recent upgrades, this trend could continue. (KSA, EEM). IShares MSCI Saudi Arabia Capped ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/KSA/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID IShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/EEM/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID

Saudi Arabia stocks are soaring this year ahead ...

Why Retail ETFs are Rising This Year

Why Retail ETFs are Rising This Year

Here is what investors need to know about the three most popular retail ETFs that are outperforming the broader market (XRT, IBUY, RTH). SPDR S&P Retail ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/XRT/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Amplify Online Retail ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/IBUY/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID VanEck Vectors Retail ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/RTH/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Follow us on StockTwits: stocktwits.com/ZacksResearch Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/ZacksResearch Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ZacksInvestmentResearch

Here is what investors need to know about ...