The Best Performing Dividend ETFs & How to Find Them

The “bird-in-hand” theory suggests that, due to uncertainty of the future, investors prefer stock dividends to potential capital gains. While good in principle, that’s not always the case in practice. So if you value a bird in the hand, but at the same time want a chance at those in the bush, what investment vehicles … Continued

5 Weak Links of the Broken Global Supply Chain

Empty shelves, higher prices, longer shipping times, and even weeks-early Black Friday deals have thrown the relationship between consumers and producers into limbo. The often-cited reason? A global supply chain in crisis. The definition of supply chain is “the sequence of processes involved in the production and distribution of a commodity.” Each party involved in … Continued

The Reddit Trader Short Squeeze: 3 Things for Advisors to Communicate to Clients

How is it that the most shorted stocks—or the most bet-against—have generated some of the highest year-to-date returns in 2021?  Modify in YCharts | Download Visual Thanks to millions of Reddit users who congregated in forums like r/WallStreetBets that are dedicated to conjuring up trading ideas, an army of individual investors has formed to buy … Continued