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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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Get our free, detailed ETF reports on some of the most popular and in focus funds in the market to conveniently stay informed regarding holdings, performance, and fund history.

SPDR S&P 500 ETF(SPY) View Analyst Report
SPDR Gold Shares(GLD) View Analyst Report
WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund(DXJ) View Analyst Report
Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund(XLF) View Analyst Report

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With more than 1,500 ETFs currently on the market, how do you narrow down the list? Use one of our ETF screens to find the cheapest, most popular and highest yielding funds on the market today.

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New to the world of Exchange-Trade Funds? Learn the basics you'll need to get started with Zacks ETF Education tips.

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Time to Buy the Beaten-Down EM ETFs?

Time to Buy the Beaten-Down EM ETFs?

Some investors are rotating out of technology into cheap emerging market stocks. Should you buy EM ETFs now? IShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/EEM/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID IShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/IEMG/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/VWO/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

Some investors are rotating out of technology into ...

Can Low Volatility ETFs Protect Your Portfolio?

Can Low Volatility ETFs Protect Your Portfolio?

Low volatility ETFs are designed to perform well in a volatile market environment, here is what investors need to know. IShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/USMV/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Invesco S&P 500 Low Volatility ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/SPLV/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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Aerospace & Defense ETFs: Can the Outperformance Continue?

Aerospace & Defense ETFs: Can the Outperformance Continue?

Increase in defense spending and rising global air traffic has boosted aerospace & defense companies. What lies ahead? 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/stock/quote/SO?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/UTX?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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Top-Ranked Healthcare ETFs for Long-Term Investors

Top-Ranked Healthcare ETFs for Long-Term Investors

Healthcare is now the best-performing sector of 2018. We highlight two top-ranked ETFs suitable for long-term investors. SPDR S&P 500 ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/SPY/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/XLV/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Vanguard Health Care ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/VHT/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Pfizer: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/PFE?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Johnson & Johnson: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/JNJ?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID United Health: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/UNH?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

Healthcare is now the best-performing sector of 2018. We ...