Zacks Market Edge Highlights: Vanguard S&P 500, Schwab Broad Market ETF, iShares Core Moderate Allocation, PureFunds ISE Cybersecurity ETF and BlueStar TA-BIGITech Israel Tech ETF

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Chicago, IL - February 02, 2017 - Zacks Market Edge is a podcast hosted weekly by Zacks Stock Strategist Tracey Ryniec. Every week, Tracey will be joined by guests to discuss the hottest investing topics in stocks, bonds and ETFs and how it impacts your life. To listen to the podcast, click here: ( )

These ETFs Are the Hottest Thing on Wall Street

Welcome to Episode #68 of the Zacks Market Edge Podcast.

Every week, host and Zacks stock strategist, Tracey Ryniec, will be joined by guests to discuss the hottest investing topics in stocks, bonds and ETFs and how it impacts your life.

In this episode, Tracey is joined by Eric Dutram, Zacks ETF Strategist, and the Editor of ETF Investor , to discuss the world of ETFs.

Eric just attended the yearly ETF Insider ETF conference in Florida, which now attracts thousands of people in the ETF industry. Tracey was eager to hear all the juicy gossip about what ETFs were hot for this year.

But first, she wanted to know how an investor could create an ETF portfolio from basic ETF funds and then how to incorporate some of these "hot" niche products into it.

Tracey and Eric discuss the ways an investor could buy a broad market index like the Vanguard S&P 500 (NYSEARCA: VOO - Free Report ). Eric also likes the Schwab indexes because they have the lowest expense ratio in the business at just 0.03%. He likes the Schwab Broad Market ETF (NYSEARCA: SCHB - Free Report ).

If you want to include bonds in the mix, there are ETFs that combine both stocks and bonds, including the iShares Core Moderate Allocation (NYSEARCA: AOM - Free Report ).

But Tracey really wants to know about the hot ETFs. What should she be looking at in 2017?

The Hottest ETFs in 2017

1.PureFunds ISE Cybersecurity ETF (NYSEARCA: HACK - Free Report ) has been one of the more popular niche ETFs for the last year. It remains a top choice in 2017. Eric also provides 3 other technology-related ETFs that you should keep an eye on this year.

2.BlueStar TA-BIGITech Israel Tech ETF (NASDAQ: ITEQ - Free Report ) puts all of Israel's high-tech companies into one place. The country has been at the forefront of cybersecurity and drones.

What ETFs are on the Horizon?

Tracey and Eric also talk about a few ETFs that may be launching in 2017 in areas like short squeeze trading. And what about the illustrious marijuana ETFs? Is there any chance of one of those in 2017?

Tune into this week's podcast to find out all about the hot ETF world.

Interested in ETF Investing But Don't Want to Go it Alone?

Eric manages an ETF-only portfolio called the ETF Investor which holds about 16 ETF positions in a variety of areas.

Use Eric's expertise on ETFs to get into those that can cash in on current market conditions. Also, don't miss his weekly market commentary. Take a look at it today.

Tracey Ryniec manages the Insider Trader and Value Investor portfolios at She hosts 2 weekly podcasts: Zacks Market Edge Podcast and the Value Investor Podcast . You can also catch her on Twitter at @TraceyRyniec .

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