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The ETF product structure has been embraced by traders and investors of all walks, because cost-efficiency, instant-diversification, and transparency are hard offerings to pass up. While passive, index-based strategies offering exposure to core asset classes undeniably command an overwhelming majority of the assets under management in the industry, investors have also started to get involved with the more targeted products out there [see our ETF Launch Center]. [click to continue…]

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Over the last 20 years, Wall Street has witnessed both the rise and fall of hundreds of exchange traded products. For the most part, many of the funds that struggled during their first few years of trading were forced to close their doors. In this piece, however, we take a look at five ETFs that managed to make a comeback after several seemingly disastrous performances. [click to continue…]

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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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10 of the Best ETF Trades of All Time

by on April 8, 2014 | Updated April 28, 2014

Timing the market has fascinated, frustrated, and confused the heck out of countless investors. We take a stroll down memory lane with perfect hindsight and look at some of the best ETF trades of all time, highlighting their performance as well as any noteworthy lessons from each case.

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Buy On The Dip Prospects January 21st Edition

by on January 21, 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 […]

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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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This year may have started off on shaky footing as our nation tiptoed near the fiscal cliff, but when we look in the rear view mirror its undeniable that the bulls prevailed from the beginning through the finals trading days of 2013. While a number of asset classes posted dismal returns, namely precious metals and […]

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In 140 characters or less: today is the day of the Twitter IPO. Trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol TWTR, Twitter is one of the most highly anticipated initial public offerings of the year. However, after last year’s Facebook IPO disaster, some investors are understandably leery. The fact that Twitter […]

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Big Volume Prospects October 22nd Edition

by on October 22, 2013

Here is a look at ETFs that are seeing a meaningful uptick in trading activity. The ETFs included in this list are rated as big volume prospects for two reasons. First, the five-day average trading volume for each of these funds exceeds its respective 200-day average trading volume.

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New Highs & Lows October 19th Edition

by on October 19, 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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Bubbles, sell-offs, and bear markets have become a part of our everyday vocabulary as the financial world has taken investors, as well as innocent bystanders, for quite the roller coaster ride this past decade alone. Whether you’re a stock guru or not, it’s no surprise that Wall Street has experienced some turbulent times over the […]

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From Facebook (FB) to LinkedIn (LNKD) to Groupon (GRPN) to Pandora (P), there is no denying that both Wall Street and the internet have forever changed thanks to the meteoric rise of social media. Not long ago, however, investors seemingly cast aside these companies, having deja vu of the Dot-com bubble in the ’90s, arguing […]

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