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Best & Worst ETFs and Mutual Funds: All Cap Blend Style

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The All Cap Blend style ranks third 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 36 ETFs and 704 mutual funds in the All Cap Blend style as of July 12, 2013.

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Best & Worst ETFs and Mutual Funds: All-cap Blend Style

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The All-cap Blend style ranks third 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 35 ETFs and 708 mutual funds in the All-cap Blend style as of May 1, 2013.

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How To Find the Best Style ETFs

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Finding the best ETFs is an increasingly difficult task in a world with so many ETFs to choose from.

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Best & Worst ETFs and Mutual Funds: All Cap Blend Style

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The All Cap Blend style ranks third out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in my style rankings for ETFs and mutual funds. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 31 ETFs and 753 mutual funds in the All Cap Blend style as of October 18, 2012.

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Best & Worst ETFs and Mutual Funds: All-cap Blend

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The all-cap blend style ranks third out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in my style roadmap. It gets… Read more >>

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Own These Stocks If You Must Be Long

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Not everyone has the luxury of or stomach for being net short as I recommended in my last article.
So, I offer some of my top picks for those that must be long.

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ETFs vs Mutual Funds: The Winner Is…

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The radically higher number of US equity mutual funds (4,700+) versus ETFs (380+) is not indicative of better stock selection from active management. On the contrary, the vast majority of actively-managed funds do not justify the higher fees they charge. They do not, in terms of stock selection and expected returns, add value versus passively managed benchmarks.

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Blue-Light Special: Wal-Mart Stock

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If you are looking for a good, safe stock in this volatile market, Wal-Mart is one of the best.

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PowerShares Leads The “Most Attractive” ETFs

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PowerShares Buyback Achievers (PKW) is the #1 “most attractive” ETF out of the 375+ ETFs we ranked according to our predictive rating system.

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Lorillard’s Profits Require No Smoke and Mirrors

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I am not a smoker or tobacco user, and I do not like to be around smokers. However, that prejudice does not blind me from the fact that Lorillard, Inc. (LO) is a “very attractive” stock. I recommend investors buy it as well as the following ETFs because of their large allocations to LO and their attractive-or-better investment ratings…

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