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Buy On The Dip Prospects: December 15th Edition

by on December 15, 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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The growth of the ETF universe has spawned dozens of products that have helped to open up the doors to previously hard-to-reach asset classes for the average, self-directed investor. Through the use of a single ticker, anyone with an online brokerage account can now access virtually any asset class from around the world, whether it’s frontier markets, rare earth metals, or foreign bonds. 

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In some instances, strong GDP growth has fueled bull markets, while in other cases, these two seemingly-correlated investment factors have not behaved as many would expect.

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Amid the vast ETF landscape, investors are bound to run into seemingly-identical offerings from different issuers. In many of these instances, the differences between the products are often trivial; sometimes it’s just a few basis points in the expense ratio or slight differences when considering the underlying holdings. On the other hand, there are instances when […]

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Thanks to the proliferation of ETFs over the years, more and more investors have started to shed their home-country bias. Education and ease-of-use have been the driving forces that have prompted countless investors to geographically diversify their portfolio’s equity component with ETFs; now more so than ever, investors are being mindful of their regional exposure […]

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Sell On The Pop Prospects April 7th Edition

by on April 7, 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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2013 was largely dominated by a relentless bull market that saw the S&P 500 notch a gain of more than 30%, its best year in over a decade. But while many were focused on the gains of broad benchmarks, a number of funds and securities were having quite an interesting year – some good, some […]

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U.S. equities dipped into red territory for four out of five sessions last week as investors weighed positive economic data against the prospects of a Fed taper. In labor news,  215,000 private sector jobs were added last month, up from 130,000 in October and above the expected 178,000. The Commerce Department also reported initial jobless […]

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The story of 2013 has been one of soaring equity benchmarks smashing historical highs and raising the bar on a weekly basis. Investors have been cheering on developed equities all along the way, but the emerging market space has struggled to stay afloat. The SPDR S&P 500 ETF has gained over 25% this year while […]

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Investors continue to embrace exchange-traded funds as the preferred means of tapping into emerging markets due to their easy-to-use and cost-efficient nature. When it comes to accessing China, however, there are numerous nuances that make it challenging for U.S. investors to dip their toes in the nation’s lucrative equity market. Martin Kremenstein, America’s Head of […]

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In the 20+ years that ETFs have been around, we have seen a number of economic shifts all over the world. Among those have been some of the strongest bull markets in investing history. As a result, a number of ETFs have turned in impressive performances. We took a look back at the annual performance […]

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Investors were finally able to focus on Wall Street last week, after Senate leaders managed to reach a last minute deal on Wednesday to reopen the government and suspend the debt ceiling. On the earnings front, Goldman Sachs (GS) reported disappointing Q3 results, missing revenue estimates, while JP Morgan (JPM) reported a loss in the third […]

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