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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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Why Aerospace & Defense ETFs are Soaring in 2019

Why Aerospace & Defense ETFs are Soaring in 2019

Progress in trade talks and better-than-expected earnings have benefited aerospace & defense companies. IShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/ITA/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Invesco Aerospace & Defense ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/PPA/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/XAR/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Boeing: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/BA?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Lockheed Martin:https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/LMT?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID United Technologies: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/BA?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Raytheon: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/RTN?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

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ETFs vs. ETNs: Why You Need to Know the Difference

ETFs vs. ETNs: Why You Need to Know the Difference

Investors need to understand the risks associated with exchange traded notes before investing in them. IPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/VXXB/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Proshares Short VIX Short-Term Futures ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/SVXY/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID IPath Series B S&P GSCI Crude Oil Total Return Index ETN: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/OIL/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID JPM-ALERN MLP: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/AMJ/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID SPDR S&P 500 ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/SPY/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

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Should You Buy Bank ETFs After Q4 Earnings?

Should You Buy Bank ETFs After Q4 Earnings?

Bank ETFs have rallied this year, after better-than-expected earnings. Here’s what investors need to know. ' SPDR S&P Bank ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/KBE/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Invesco KBW Bank ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/KBWB/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Bank of America: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/BAC?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID JPMorgan-Chase: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/JPM?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Wells Fargo: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/WFC?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Citi: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/C?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID US Bank: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/USB?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

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High Quality ETFs for 2019

High Quality ETFs for 2019

Stocks with excellent earnings growth and strong balance sheets deliver better risk adjusted returns over the long term. IShares Edge MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/QUAL/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Invesco S&P 500 Quality ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/SPHQ/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Johnson & Johnson: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/JNJ?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Apple: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/AAPL?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Mastercard: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/MA?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Exxon-Mobil: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/XOM?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Microsoft: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/MSFT?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Procter and Gamble: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/PG?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Chevron: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/CVX?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

Stocks with excellent earnings growth and strong balance ...