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"In the investing blog, I seek to help you take sound investment decisions free from emotion by sharing my objective insights on markets, sectors, and companies."
Sam Subramanian PhD, MBA, Editor, AlphaProfit MoneyMatters

Self Directed Fidelity Retirement Plans and Educational Savings Accounts

A global leader in financial services, Fidelity Investments headquartered in Boston, MA, manages several hundreds of Fidelity funds. Fidelity also provides access to several thousands of mutual funds managed by other fund companies through Fidelity FundsNetwork. Fidelity customers can trade some of BlackRock’s iShares ETFs commission free through Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC. Whether you are a self directed… Read More »

Vanguard Sector ETFs: Invest in Best Vanguard Sector ETFs

Sector Investing Perspective on Vanguard Sector ETFs Vanguard Sector ETFs are administered by The Vanguard Group, a leading mutual fund company that manages several index mutual funds. Vanguard sector ETFs are set up as a separate class of shares of selected Vanguard index funds. Vanguard index funds that offer ETF shares have two classes of shares. The first… Read More »

SPDR ETF – Select Sector SPDR – SPDR Gold Shares

A Sector Investing Perspective on SPDR ETF, Select Sector SPDR ETF, and SPDR Gold Shares State Street is involved in the management and marketing of several exchange-traded funds (ETFs) through its subsidiary, State Street Global Advisors (SSgA). Sector ETFs, industry-group ETFs, and a commodity trust are offered. Breadth of Sector ETFs Ten sector ETFs are offered, nine under… Read More »

Fidelity Select Funds: Choose the Best Fidelity Sector Fund Consistently

Few investment products have as many fanatics as Fidelity Select funds do. Why? The Fidelity Select fund aficionados know that they can beat the market by judiciously selecting such funds. Here are the facts: The average Fidelity Select fund has outperformed the S&P 500 by 4.7% per year over the past 20 years. The stats get even better.… Read More »

New Mutual Fund Recommendations

The AlphaProfit No-Load, No-Transaction-Fee (NL-NTF) growth model portfolio is up 175% since 2009. In comparison, the model portfolio's U. S. & foreign stock combination benchmark is up 135%. The NL-NTF model portfolio will be reconstituted with new recommendations of best-of-breed mutual funds on Wednesday, November 20. Learn more about AlphaProfit's Free and Premium Service investment newsletters.