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How to Use ETF Database

by on July 18, 2014 | Updated August 15, 2014

Here at ETF Database, we offer a suite of tools and resources to help you make better, informed decisions when it comes to your investments. In an effort to help you take full advantage of everything we offer, below we outline some of our most popular and useful features below: [click to continue…]

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Seasoned market veterans know the importance of the business cycle and how it influences investors’ sector preferences depending on the prevailing and expected economic conditions. The proliferation of ETFs has made the application of sector rotation strategies easier for self-directed investors given the unparalleled liquidity, ease-of-use, and cost efficiency that is associated with these financial instruments. 

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ETFs have found their way into countless portfolios over the years thanks to the efficiency of the exchange-traded product structure; day traders have embraced these funds for their unparalleled liquidity and precision, while investors have taken advantage of the low-cost and diversification features. While there’s more than a handful of reasons why ETFs are better than mutual funds, at […]

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It’s called the Coppock Curve – a rarely spoken of indicator that works quite well at providing long-term buy and sell signals for ETFs linked to major indices, which provide an easy way for investors to access a basket of well-known stocks. Using the Coppock Curve in conjunction with major index ETFs provides a simple solution […]

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An expanding number of ETFs, combined with the computational power to find seasonal tendencies in the stock market, means ETF traders can utilize these tendencies for trade selection and timing. Seasonal tendencies occur for varying reasons, such as an elevated mood heading into Christmas, seasonal changes, or short-term phenomenon such as one day of the […]

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A growing number of traders are looking to technical analysis tools to help them trade the ETF universe, which now extends to almost every financial niche imaginable. The Fibonacci Retracement tool is available on most charting platforms and can help traders find entry points in ETFs. Like any indicator, it shouldn’t be used in isolation, […]

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The up and downs on Wall Street have fascinated and frustrated countless investors over the years, rewarding only those with a keen eye for opportunity. Discipline has always been one of the key ingredients in successful portfolio management, although even the most seasoned of veterans have been rattled by the markets’ volatility at times. Arming […]

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With ETFs linked to nearly every commodity imaginable, previously hard-to-invest-in commodities now have the potential to be house-hold investments. While you used to need a futures trading account to trade oil, now anyone with an equity trading account can buy an oil ETF; same goes for gold as well as a host of other commodities […]

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With ETFs available for almost every financial niche imaginable, more and more traders are looking to technical analysis tools to help them trade the ETF universe. The Fibonacci Extension tool is available on most trading platforms and can help ETF traders establish profit targets and isolate potential price reversal areas. Like any indicator, it shouldn’t […]

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As 2012 came to a close last year, we sat down and picked out some of the most promising ETF investments for the coming year. While few could have predicted just how far 2013′s bull-run would take us, we placed our ideas in various corners of the market to give investors of all shapes and […]

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Whether you’re trading stocks, bonds, ETFs, or commodity futures, being able to gauge the sentiment of “the crowd” is an undeniably powerful skill to hone. Quantifying how market participants feel is no easy feat, although there are some tools out there that help simplify this process. Sentiment indicators are valuable tools for helping investors quantify […]

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Talk to anyone who has lived to see (and survive) a bear market and allude to “leverage” and “margin.” Now watch them cringe. Trading on margin is a high-risk strategy that has been around for ages, helping seasoned veterans to multiply their profits and enticing rookies to empty their pockets in hopes of profits. While […]

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