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The expansion of the ETF universe has brought forth countless strategies and previously hard-to-reach asset classes to anyone with an online brokerage account. While it’s true that most investors have embraced the traditional, index-based, or so-called “plain vanilla” funds, there is still growing demand for the more sophisticated and actively managed offerings out there [see our ETF Launch Center].

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Buy On The Dip Prospects January 27th Edition

by on January 27, 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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Buy On The Dip Prospects December 9th Edition

by on December 9, 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 […]

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New Highs & Lows December 7th Edition

by on December 7, 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 […]

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New Highs & Lows September 21st Edition

by on September 21, 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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New Highs & Lows September 14th Edition

by on September 14, 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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Ultimate Guide To The Spin-Off ETF (CSD)

by on March 19, 2013 | Updated March 22, 2013

Spin-offs may be somewhat common among publicly-traded corporations, but they tend to offer uncommon returns to savvy investors. According to a 25-year study entitled “Restructuring Through Spinoffs,” published in 1993 by Penn State University, spin-offs tend to outperform peers and the S&P 500 by approximately 10% per year in the first three years after the […]

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Quant-Based ETFs In Focus

by on December 30, 2011 | Updated July 9, 2014

ETFs initially became popular with advisors and individual investors as tools for harnessing beta, allowing low cost ownership of broad equity markets through a vehicle that provided transparency, intraday liquidity, and potential tax efficiency to boot. The “first generation” of exchange-traded products were exclusively plain vanilla funds that targeted well known stock and bond benchmarks, […]

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The universe of U.S.-listed exchange-traded products has grown at an impressive rate over the last several years, bringing the industry to a point where there are more than 1,100 products with aggregate assets exceeding $1 trillion. According to the ETF screener, there are nearly 800 equity ETFs available, an impressive total that allows investors to […]

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As the ETF world continues to expand at an impressive pace, a number of companies have sought to bring their own lineup of funds to the market in order to grab a piece of this rapidly-increasing pie. However, some have taken a different approach to gaining an ETF foothold, preferring to buy up existing issuers […]

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Equity markets have been enduring a rough patch lately, as fears over a double dip recession have returned. The problems appear to be more than isolated incidents, as weak job growth in the U.S., ongoing credit concerns in Europe, and higher rates in China have all emerged as cause for concern. This comes despite the […]

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One of the hottest topics in the industry at present is the future of actively-managed ETFs. The issue is also a very divisive one; some expect that widespread adoption of active ETFs is only a matter of time, while others believe mutual funds will continue to be the vehicle of choice for those interested in […]

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