From the monthly archives:

September 2013

Sell On The Pop Prospects September 30th Edition

by on September 30, 2013

Here is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive short selling opportunities. The ETFs included in this list are rated as sell candidates for two reasons. First, each of these funds is deemed to be in a downtrend based on the fact that it is trading below its 200-day and 50-day moving averages, which are popular indicators for gauging long-term and medium-term trends, respectively. [click to continue…]

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Buy On The Dip Prospects September 30th Edition

by on September 30, 2013

Here is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive buying opportunities. The ETFs included in this list are rated as buy candidates for two reasons. First, each of these funds is deemed to be in an uptrend based on the fact that it is trading above its 200-day and 50-day moving averages, which are popular indicators for gauging long-term and medium-term trends, respectively. [click to continue…]

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When it comes to portfolio allocation, diversification is one of the key elements to any long-term, buy-and-hold strategy. An investor must fine tune their exposure to various corners of the market, as well as across the globe, to achieve a perfect balance and appropriate risk return profile. In recent years, one of the most popular […]

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Bullish momentum took a breather last week on Wall Street as investor concern over the Fed’s timeline for tapering weighed heavily on the market.  In Washington, tense budget negotiations also added to the woes on Wall Street, as Congress continues to argue over how they will avoid a government shutdown, as funding runs out on September 30, 2013. […]

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High-Yield Prospects September 29th Edition

by on September 29, 2013

Here is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive income opportunities. The high-yield candidates included in this list meet two sets of criteria. First, each of these funds is deemed to be a high yield prospect because it boasts an annual dividend yield upwards of 5%.

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Here is a look at the 25 best and 25 worst ETFs from the past trading week. Traders can use this list to find prospective candidates that have deviated too far from their longer-term trends, thereby serving as potential starting points for those looking to take on either short or long positions.

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New Highs & Lows September 28th Edition

by on September 28, 2013

Here is a look at all of the ETFs that have posted new one-year highs and lows over the past trading week. Traders can use this list to find prospective candidates that have deviated too far from their longer-term trends, thereby serving as potential starting points for those looking to take on either short or long […]

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We are adding a new position to the ETFdb Insider portfolio today, which looks to take advantage of a potential pullback on Wall Street that may occur as a result of debt-ceiling drama heating up in Congress. Below we outline our investment thesis and outlook for the new recommendation, and as always, investors of all experience […]

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Bullish momentum has cooled off a bit this week on Wall Street following the massive rally seen in response to the Federal Reserve delaying the much-feared “taper.” As such, with interest rates expected to remain suppressed in the foreseeable future, ETF issuers have once again started to ramp up activity on the product development front, […]

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U.S. equities started off on a sour note last week as investor concern over the Fed’s timeline for tapering weighed heavily on the market. The S&P 500 logged in its longest losing streak of the year, and slid nearly 2% from its record high of 1725.52 seen the week prior. In Washington, tense budget negotiations also […]

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Major domestic equity benchmarks drifted sideways with a downward bias for most of yesterday as bullish momentum failed to catch on given the mixed data releases on the day; weekly jobless claims came in at 305,000 compared to last week’s reading of 327,000, although pending home sales dipped 1.6% compared to last month’s contraction of […]

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From Facebook (FB) to LinkedIn (LNKD) to Groupon (GRPN) to Pandora (P), there is no denying that both Wall Street and the internet have forever changed thanks to the meteoric rise of social media. Not long ago, however, investors seemingly cast aside these companies, having deja vu of the Dot-com bubble in the ’90s, arguing […]

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