The Energy sector ranks eighth 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 19 ETFs and 87 mutual funds in the Energy sector as of April 3, 2014.Read More
Picking from the multitude of sector ETFs is a daunting task. In any given sector there may be as many as 45 different ETFs, and there are at least 183 ETFs across all sectors.Read More
Check out this week’s Danger Zone interview with Chuck Jaffe of Money Life and MarketWatch.com.
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Picking from the multitude of style mutual funds is a daunting task. In any given style there may be as many as 949 different mutual funds, and there are at least 6,260 mutual funds across all styles.Read More
Why are there so many mutual funds? The answer is because mutual fund providers are making lots of money selling them. The number of mutual funds has little to do with serving investors’ best interests.Read More
The Large Cap Blend style ranks first out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in my Style Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 31 ETFs and 955 mutual funds in the Large Cap Blend style as of July 11, 2013.Read More
Investors who want exposure to this sector should buy a basket of Attractive-or-better rated stocks and avoid paying undeserved fees. Get the list of my top 20 Energy stocks to build your own portfolio.Read More
Finding the best ETFs is an increasingly difficult task in a world with so many ETFs to choose from.Read More
As one financial scandal follows another, it seems the good guys are having a tougher time catching the bad guys. Recent revelations about MF Global’s ponzi scheme are another reminder of how our regulatory and oversight systems seem to let whales pass through their net.Read More
Two of the three stocks added to our large/mid cap Most Dangerous stocks list for November are from the energy sector. Those stocks are Energy XXI (Bermuda) Ltd. (EXXI) and Superior Energy Services (SPN) – both get my very dangerous rating as do all of the Most Dangerous stocks.
All of the energy sector ETFs get a dangerous rating, which means you should sell them.
I recommend investors avoid all energy sector ETFs. There are no ETFs in the energy sector with an attractive-or-better rating from my methodology at New Constructs. None of the ETFs rank better than the S&P500.
Investors should sell all dangerous-rated energy sector ETFs. The five ETFs below are the worst-rated of all energy sector ETFs: