Carolyn Pairitz

Carolyn supports the ETFdb analyst team, and contributes articles to the daily newsletter along with managing Pro content such as the creation of ETFdb Portfolios and Edge. She also is a key member of both the sales and ETFdb membership support teams. She graduated with a Bachelors in Finance from DePaul University in the spring of 2013 and has a special interest in international ETFs.

Connect with Carolyn


email

google plus

Posts by author:

Carolyn Pairitz

As the U.S. market continues to recover, Ben Bernanke has announced his loose plan to ween the economy off the Federal money it has relied on heavily since 2008. While this is good news for the future of investing and will strengthen economic conditions in the long term, many investors have been overly flighty during transition discussions. In recent months, the dollar and bond rates have fallen a number of times before Bernanke has spoken, only to bounce back stronger than before once he finishes. While the dollar seems to finally be on the way up, this is not great news for all investors and has really affected the returns of a number of ETFs [for more ETF analysis, make sure to sign up for our free ETF newsletter].

[click to continue…]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

After another week in the global market, the ETFdb pop quiz returns with another round of questions about Junk Bonds, Jordan, and Jefferies.

As always, all answers can be found using the suite of free tools at ETFdb.com, including the ETFdb CategoriesETF screener and the ETF Analyzer.

[click to continue…]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

While stocks continue their ascent to all-time-highs during a better than expected earnings season, a number of smaller players are looking to get into the ETF game. Both Syntax Analytics LLC and RiverFront Global Allocation have filed paperwork with the SEC this week to bring their own products to market [for more ETF analysis, make sure […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Two years after removing Hosni Mubarak the Egyptian people have once again called for the removal of their President, Mohammed Morsi. Citing his and the Muslim Brotherhood’s promoting religious law in the constitution, the military deposed Morsi in early July, replacing him with the Chief Justice of the Supreme Constitutional Court. While this change of […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

After another week in the global market, the ETFdb pop quiz returns with another round of questions about Indonesia, Industrial Metals, and Inverse ETFs. As always, all answers can be found using the suite of free tools at ETFdb.com, including the ETFdb Categories, ETF screener and the ETF Analyzer.

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Stocks rallied this week after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke quelled fears of the Fed scaling back its massive bond-buying program, reassuring that the economy still needs “highly accommodative monetary policy for the foreseeable future.” With earnings season just underway and analyst expectations still low, this rally may not last long, but two ETF issuers […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Tesla Motors (TSLA) is having an outstanding year. With the launch of the Model S this Spring the stock price has nearly tripled, setting the growing company up to become the most recent addition to the NASDAQ 100. This index of 100 non-financial companies consistently outpaces other market indexes, such as the S&P 500 and […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Monday marked the unofficial start of Q2 earnings season with heavy hitter Alcoa (AA) setting the stage. Analysts were not surprised with the reported $119 million loss in the second quarter, with many analysts coming into earnings season with low expectations. The night following AA’s earnings announcement, investors turned their attention away from the U.S. to […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Since their inception, ETFs have made their way into countless portfolios, giving investors access to nearly every corner of the global market. In light of U.S. markets closing July 4th to celebrate Independence Day, we are looking into the historical battle for returns between U.S. markets and their British counterparts [check out the 25 Wild ETF […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

After a disappointing jobs report came out, with the market falling along with its release, Tuesday’s auto sales data were one of the few strong points in the U.S. market. Ford, General Motors and Toyota carried the blue chips through the day after beating analyst expectations. Even with a poor jobs report, when Monday’s ISM […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

June was a volatile month on Wall Street, with investors feeling a major change in the investment landscape. Though speculations of Fed tapering dominated the markets, emerging markets equities stole the spotlight after experiencing a massive exodus of funds towards the end of the month. The BRIC markets (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) were among […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

After another week in the global market, the ETFdb pop quiz returns with another round of questions about gold, GBP, and gaming. As always, all answers can be found using the suite of free tools at ETFdb.com, including the ETFdb Categories, ETF screener and the ETF Analyzer.

{ Comments on this entry are closed }