From the monthly archives:

March 2014

Sell On The Pop Prospects March 31st Edition

by on March 31, 2014

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 March 31st Edition

by on March 31, 2014 | Updated April 7, 2014

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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Mixed economic reports from across the globe combined with rising geopolitical tensions in Ukraine weighed heavily on the markets in March. Investors digested several key political moves this month, with President Obama announcing sanctions against key individuals in Putin’s inner circle, as well as the U.S.’s willingness to impose additional sanctions should Russia not reverse […]

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High-Yield Prospects March 30th Edition

by on March 30, 2014 | Updated April 4, 2014

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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Best & Worst Weekly Performers March 29th Edition

by on March 29, 2014 | Updated April 4, 2014

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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U.S. equities struggled to build momentum again this week, as mixed economic reports weighed on the markets. Also adding to looming uncertainty, investors digested President Obama’s statement concerning the possibility of additional sanctions against Russia. To help investors keep up with markets, we present our ETF Scorecard, which takes a step back and glances at the […]

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As markets jostle back and forth, investors have been prepping themselves for what appears to be a sideways pattern in major indexes. Though stocks have been relatively busy as of late, the ETF world was relatively quiet last week, with no new launches. The past few days, however, have seen things pick up as an […]

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While the Federal Reserve (Fed)’s announcement last week of further tapering was widely expected, investors were temporarily taken aback – at least for a day – by the prospect of an earlier-than-expected rate hike.

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Stock splits and reverse splits are a commonplace practice in the investing world and have been in place for quite some time. A company may choose to split their stock to make the price more affordable and attractive to potential investors or may reverse split to stay on a particular trading exchange (a number of […]

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In the space of three years, emerging markets have gone from a key strategic asset class, one favored by many investors, to persona non grata.

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The evolution of the exchange-traded product structure has opened up the doors to the foreign exchange market in ways that were previously impossible. Through the use of a single ticker, investors can now seamlessly, and in a cost-efficient manner, establish exposure to the most traded currencies around the globe. As with any asset class, every […]

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Sell On The Pop Prospects March 24th Edition

by on March 24, 2014

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 […]

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