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Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio ETF Is A Ticking Time Bomb

Published Thu, 09 May 2019 01:13:58 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

I am not a fan of ETF investing. I think market-cap weighted fund readjustment that buys shares high and sells low is not a good recipe for investment. ETFs and CEFs do have their benefits, such as diversification and ease, but they are by definition not going to beat the underlying indices. We have spent the effort and energy to come to this site to read and write in order to achieve Alpha, the investment returns above what we could expect from the market at large (Wins Above Replacement for a baseball approach). My preferred way of doing this is by researching and buying shares of undervalued singular companies/stocks, reinvesting the dividends, and either trimming when it appears overvalued or holding for the long term.
Depending on your specific account, your investing style may change. For example, in my work-sponsored retirement account we can only choose from mutual funds or ETFs, and are limited to a small number of adjustments per year. In that fund, I simply contribute to, hold, and DRIP shares of the Vanguard Institutional Index Fund (VIIIX). It is the only choice available to me that is not a low return, high expense ratio, proprietary piece of garbage. My Roth IRA consists of a handful of stocks that I feel confident enough to hold for the long term. This includes stocks like Digital Realty Trust (DLR), Dominion Energy (D), and Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY). My taxable brokerage account is more for regular additions and swing trading good deals. Sometimes this involves... Read more


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