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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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The impact of the recent global economic slowdown was first felt by consumers around the world who were forced to cut back on purchases in order to endure the recession. While some consumer segments such as the wealthy, have begun to spend again, the events of the last two years have also had a profound, and perhaps lasting, impact on the business of investing and the methodologies that guide the portfolio construction process. As the growth gap between the world’s advanced and developing economies widens, many U.S. investors have tossed aside the conventional wisdom that called for making a significant allocation to domestic equities in favor of a more global approach. [click to continue…]

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ProShares, the largest issuer of leveraged and inverse ETFs, has filed for SEC approval on several additional products. The proposed funds include:

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The swelling controversy over the risks associated with leveraged ETFs has apparently caused its first casualty. St. Louis-based Edward Jones & Co., the prominent financial services firm, decided during a regular review of its products in June to stop selling leveraged funds, citing the fact that they are “one of the most misunderstood and potentially dangerous […]

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ProShares, a leader in the inverse and leveraged ETFs, today launched four new ETFs offering magnified exposure to international markets. The funds, which seek 200% of the daily returns of their target indexes, are: Ultra MSCI EAFE (EFO) Ultra MSCI Emerging Markets (EET) Ultra FTSE/Xinhua China 25 (XPP) Ultra MSCI Japan (EZJ) Commenting on the new […]

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