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Sell On The Pop Prospects: November 17th Edition

by on November 17, 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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The SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) was in for a wake-up call in 2013. Until that calendar year, the ETF had never suffered an annual loss, only to see 2013 drag the fund down by nearly 30%. GLD has bounced back this year, but investors still appeared to be spooked, as the precious metal ETF continues to hemorrhage assets. Meanwhile, the iShares Silver Trust (SLV) has managed to attract inflows despite a poor performance, as investors appear more comfortable with the cheaper precious metal [for more ETF news and analysis subscribe to our free ETF Daily Roundup]. [click to continue…]

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ETF Pick of the Month: Bottom Fishing in Metals

by on September 4, 2014

We are recommending a new long  position for the month ahead, which looks to take advantage of a beat down corner of the commodities market. Below, we outline our investment thesis and outlook for the new recommendation, and as always, investors of all experience levels are advised to use stop-loss orders and practice disciplined profit-taking techniques.

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A Brief History of Commodity ETF Spikes

by on July 30, 2014 | Updated April 8, 2015

Commodity investing has long been known for its volatility, attracting traders who seek large daily movements to generate returns. After the ETF industry made investing in these hard assets more accessible, the popularity of utilizing these assets reached new highs. Over the past few years, commodity ETFs have seen a number of wild rides, as […]

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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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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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The PureFunds ISE Junior Silver ETF was the first of its kind, offering exposure to the small cap silver mining world. Though it struggled in 2013, the fund has come roaring back this year, outdoing much of its competition and catching the eye of investors everywhere. We had the opportunity to speak with Andrew Chanin […]

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Sell On The Pop Prospects January 21st Edition

by on January 21, 2014 | Updated February 3, 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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Major equity indexes kicked off 2013 with a bang as politicians on Capitol Hill steered the nation away from the fiscal cliff in the nick of time. The bull train chugged along full steam ahead with little interruption until late May when Federal Reserve officials rudely reminded investors that they are considering scaling back on […]

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2013 was a great year for broad markets, as it was largely dominated by a relentless bull-run that saw equities touch all-time highs. However, while some assets prospered, the commodity world struggled. This was best evidenced by the DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund , which tracks futures on the 14 most popular commodities in the […]

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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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