Joseph Lisanti

Joseph Lisanti, a Financial Planning contributing writer in New York, is a former editor-in-chief of Standard & Poor’s weekly investment advisory newsletter, The Outlook. 

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Given the potential for further ECB easing combined with Federal Reserve tightening in the near future, European stocks could perform well in the months ahead. Here are some European ETF choices for advisors and clients who favor dividend-paying equities.
Since 1945, the S&P 500 has risen 77% of the time in the fourth quarter. What’s more, the average move was a gain of 3.8%.
If second-guessing has begun, consider why you initially recommended the stock---that reason can still be valid even if prices are falling.
Currency-hedged ETFs give advisors lacking experience in this area an option.
Market corrections provide an opportunity to rebalance into equities at lower prices and glean dividend income.
Which firms on the S&P 500 have the most cash on hand?
Dividends that increase consistently over the long-term also have their pay-offs over shorter cycles.
There are benefits and drawbacks to using smaller, standalone ETFs. Here are seven that advisors may not know about.
Index funds are surging in popularity, but most advisors continue to favor a blend of active and passive investment strategies.
While payments to shareholders haven't fared well during the past six months, it's too soon to know for sure if this trend will continue.
For clients who want to benefit from M&A, one option is to invest in sectors that are in the hot areas of activity. Another is to buy ETFs that zero in on the stocks of companies engaged in acquisitions.
Here are six new dividend-oriented ETFs and how they can pay off for your clients.
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