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Buy On The Dip Prospects March 31st Edition

by on March 31, 2014 | Updated April 7, 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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Behind XBI’s 2014 Tear

by on February 4, 2014

As we close out the first month of the year, 2014 is looking a lot less rosy than its predecessor. After last year brought on an insatiable bull run, it seems that markets were apprehensive to make a move higher. The last few sessions of January saw a harsh sell-off in a number of securities, with many starting the year in the red. There is one ETF, however, that has outdone many of its peers by a sizable margin, the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (XBI). In fact, XBI is the best performing biotech ETF of the year, leaving many scratching their heads as to what lifted this ETF to such highs [for more ETF news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter]. [click to continue…]

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Here is a look at the 25 best and 25 worst ETFs from 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 positions.

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Buy On The Dip Prospects December 30th Edition

by on December 30, 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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Wall Street analysts had low expectations for the second quarter earnings season’s results, but companies are coming out of it with more steam than before. Even though not all reports were positive, the U.S. market has continued through the summer months on a generally positive note. With this in mind, it is no surprise that […]

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Wall Street endured yet another day of fiscal cliff budget negotiations, after ongoing talks between President Obama and Speaker John Boehner have heated up over the last few days. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid however threw his hat into the commentary, stating that it will be nearly impossible for the split congress to come to a […]

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This past year has been marked by uncertainty (though nothing compared to recent years), prompting investors to return in droves from safe haven accounts to the U.S. stock market. Investors have their eyes fixed on major indexes and other indicators to judge the overall health of our economy, but another judge of booming markets is […]

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U.S. equities logged their biggest daily gain since the U.S. Presidential election today, as Wall Street breathed a collective sigh of relief over encouraging “fiscal cliff” talks in Washington. Overall, opening negotiations from both sides of the House were surprisingly productive, with the issue of tax hikes being brought out on the table. In other […]

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After a seesaw trading day, markets managed to claw their way into positive territory, as investors cooled off from the vicious post-election sell off. Equities lost most of their earlier gains today after the President gave his first speech since re-election. Obama indicated that he is “open to new ideas” on coming up with a […]

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While some American’s were elated with Obama’s re-election, Wall Street made it quite clear who it had voted for as markets took a sharp nosedive in a post-election sell off immediately following the President’s victory. To many investors, Obama’s re-election has placed looming concerns over the Fiscal Cliff to the forefront, as the automatic round of […]

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Take Profits In A Sideways Market

by on January 28, 2012

Equity markets endured another back-and-forth week as investors digested mixed earnings and lackluster economic data releases. Industry giants Apple and Caterpillar both surpassed analyst expectations, while AT&T, Verizon, and SanDisk all missed the mark. Investors also fretted over the latest new home sales report for the month of December, which came in below the previous […]

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Beware Of Earnings Volatility

by on January 23, 2012

The bulls took charge on Wall Street last week as investors reacted positively after a number of encouraging economic data releases. Home builders confidence and existing sales continue to point towards signs of a recovery in the battered down U.S. housing market. Better-than-expected jobless claims also helped restore confidence in the domestic economic recovery. Earnings […]

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