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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. [click to continue…]

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Long-term investors aren’t the only ones to have embraced ETFs in recent years for their simplicity and cost-efficiency; active traders have also taken advantage of the exchange-traded product structure thanks to the unparalleled liquidity, ease-of-use, and sheer variety of instruments offering exposure to virtually any asset class around the globe [see also 7 Rules ETF Day Traders Must Know]. 
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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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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 […]

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We are recommending a new short  position for the month ahead, which looks to take advantage of the recent drop in volatility levels on Wall Street. 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 […]

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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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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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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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This year has shaped up to be quite kind to investors as major equity indexes are holding onto double-digit gains ahead of the anticipated Santa Claus rally. Much to the bears’ frustration, the U.S. economy has continued its slow and steady expansion while the Federal Reserve’s commitment to an accommodative monetary policy continues to resonate […]

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Move Over VIX (VXX): A Better Way to Measure Volatility?

by on November 19, 2013 | Updated December 11, 2013

The  S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN debuted in early 2009 and has been one of the most polarizing funds ever since. Tracking futures on the VIX, which is often dubbed “The Fear Index,” VXX has offered traders hefty volatility and the potential for significant gains (or losses). Trading an average of 13.2 million shares […]

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Buy On The Dip Prospects October 7th Edition

by on October 7, 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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Looking Back At Our Rapid Fire ETF Ideas for 2012

by on December 18, 2012 | Updated February 26, 2013

This time of year is when many choose to reflect on what they have done over the last 12 months, and what they hope to achieve in a new year. Here at ETFdb we are doing the same, by looking back at our 12 Rapid Fire ETF Ideas For 2012 and what we expected from […]

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