The Best ETFs to Buy Now

Finding the best ETFs to buy in an uncertain market environment can seem like a tall task, but these five picks are a good place to start.

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Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) offer investors a variety of different strategies to prepare for whatever the market throws at them – Federal Reserve moves, election uncertainty, economic instability and just about everything else under the sun. We kept all of these in mind as we built this list of the best ETFs to buy now. 

With the second quarter of 2024 well underway, we're still left wondering exactly what kind of year it will be. Most economic statistics point to a robust economy. The second reading of Q1 real GDP (gross domestic product) showed the economy grew at a healthy 1.3%, following the fourth quarter's even stronger 3.2%. Unemployment remains near historic lows. 

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Charles Lewis Sizemore, CFA
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Charles Lewis Sizemore, CFA is the Chief Investment Officer of Sizemore Capital Management LLC, a registered investment advisor based in Dallas, Texas, where he specializes in dividend-focused portfolios and in building alternative allocations with minimal correlation to the stock market.