Doug Fabian is the editor of Successful Investing and High Monthly Income, and is the host of the syndicated radio show, "Doug Fabian's Wealth Strategies." Taking over the reigns from his dad, Dick Fabian, back in 1992, Doug has continued to uphold the reputation of the newsletter as the #1 risk-adjusted market timer as ranked by Hulbert’s Investment Digest. For more than 30 years, Successful Investing (formerly the Telephone Switch Newsletter) has produced double-digit annual gains. Doug has become known for his expert knowledge and timely use of innovative tools like Exchange Traded Funds, bear funds and Enhanced Index funds to profit in any market climate.
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  • New Japanese Small-Cap ETF Fund Is Promising

    Take advantage of Abenomics and the Bank of Japan’s plan to create inflationary, yen-weakening pressures in the Japanese economy to spur exports and growth.

  • Equity Market Bubble Talk, But No Stock Collapse Yet

    The big question is whether we are in an equity market bubble, and when that bubble will burst and send stocks collapsing the way they did in 2008.

  • China’s Expanding Middle Class May Propel Profits

    The Chinese government has an explicit policy to refocus its economy towards domestic consumption, rather than infrastructure investment.

  • Giving Thanks for ETFs

    I am thankful that I live in a country where, despite its flaws, success and the achievement of one’s goals are still possible.

  • When it Comes to China, Think Small

    One of the appeals of investing in small-cap funds is an opportunity to beat institutional investors, such as mutual funds.

  • Meet the New Fed Boss, Same as the Old Boss

    Yellen seemed to discount any notion that the Fed’s massive quantitative easing, or QE, programs will create asset bubbles, either in the housing market or the equity market.

  • Wading into the Wild, Wild East

    China represents a phenomenal investment opportunity . However, it leaves something to be desired in the rule of law and ethical transparency.

  • Waiting on Yellen

    Nobody knows for sure what the prospective new Fed chief actually will do.

  • Consider a Broad Investment in China

    China’s growth is assured by its rising population, which already is the world’s largest.

  • Divergence is Another Word for Opportunity

    When I look at the strong gains in the domestic equity market over the past year, I tend to feel a bit ambivalent. On the one hand, this market has proven resilient to threats of all kinds, and has continued to march higher in the face of a lot of adversity

  • ETF Talk: China’s New Silk Road

    Much like traders long ago who followed the Silk Road to prosperity in China, you too have the opportunity to profit from equities in the Far East. With capital flowing into China from throughout the world, investing in this Asian giant is something you may want to consider.

  • And the Easy Money Keeps on Rolling

    The money spigot is going to be open for a lot longer. According to most market watchers, including me, do not expect to see any kind of tapering until the spring of 2014.

  • ETF Talk: These Chinese Red Chips are Really Blue

    China’s astonishing growth in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) during the past several years has been driven in no small part by infrastructure investment, economic liberalization and rising living standards. As China has de-regulated its banking and investment sectors, opportunities continue to abound for Chinese and foreign investors alike. One way to dip your toe into this market is via …

  • The Yellen Destiny

    The government shutdown and the debt ceiling are off the minds of traders, at least for another few months. Now the markets can turn to more fundamental factors such as earnings, jobs and Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Well, at least that’s what many would like to think is moving the markets.

  • ETF Talk: Vietnam is another Asian Alternative

    The past few weeks have taken us on a tour of investment opportunities in Asia and we now turn to Vietnam. The country is an agriculturally based, developing economy. Despite massive government interference, Vietnam is on-track for 5.65% growth this | Read More »

  • It’s the Reaction, not the Details, that Matter

    For more than two weeks there has been a partial shutdown of the federal government, as Republicans and Democrats in the House of Representatives, the Senate and in the White House battle over the budget and how much of our | Read More »

  • Controlling the No Control Frustration

    If you feel frustrated, perplexed and downright pissed off about the shenanigans going on in Washington, D.C., right now, then you’re not alone. The partial government shutdown, the potential fiscal damage it could have and the even more fiscally dangerous | Read More »

  • ETF Talk: The Philippine Tiger Cub with a Roar

    The Philippines is among the group of populous, newly industrialized Asian nations known as the “tiger cubs” that may follow in the path of the Asian tigers: Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. Emerging markets, such as the tiger | Read More »

  • ETF Talk: Indonesia is an Interesting Asian Alternative

    For the past 50 years, many Asian countries have risen swiftly in world economic rankings. Among these is the archipelagic nation of Indonesia, which ranked #38 on this year’s list, compared to #50 in last year’s rankings. Indeed, my colleague | Read More »

  • The Government-Dominated Market

    This week’s market action has been dominated by — you guessed it — the political showdown in Washington and the government shutdown. Wednesday marks day two of the partial federal shutdown. As of this writing, both Democrat and Republican leaders | Read More »