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Ian Young has been involved in the financial markets for over a decade, having worked as a financial advisor for Morgan Stanley, and a later a commodities trader and analyst. Ian earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Literature from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he got his start as a writer and editor for the Daily Bruin, transitioning to a content writer for Fox, and later earned an MBA from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business.

Recent Content By Ian Young
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Barclay's Confident 2020 Will Bring Fresh Highs For Stocks

U.S. markets broke to fresh highs once today, and now a more stable global manufacturing industry...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Cyclical ETFs May Get A Boost, Says Goldman Sachs

U.S. stocks have been on a tear lately, and Goldman Sachs now feels that the U.S. economy is...

Core ETF Channel

US Markets Roar Back For Trade Deal Confidence

U.S. markets are testing all-time highs once again this week amidst optimism that a phase one...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Should Bitcoin Climb Higher to be ETF Ready?

Could cyrptocurrency ETFs be too small to get SEC approval? That is what one crypto expert...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Markets Combine Amidst Impeachment and Fed Hearings

After struggling to reach new highs once again Wednesday, markets are pulling back some Thursday...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Is Coiled Volatility Suggesting Big Stock Move?

Options bets suggest that traders may be a bit too unnerved about the risks facing the stock...

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Crypto ETF: Will New Bitcoin Options Pave the Wave?

While Bitcoin ETFs have struggled with regulatory approval, the new year will usher in fresh...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Is The Stock Rally Just Getting Warmed Up?

The S&P 500 has rallied to fresh all-time highs today on the back of a new streaming service...

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Disney Plus: Is Disney Biting More Than It Can Chew?

On the launch day for Walt Disney Co.’s Disney+ (DIS) streaming service, the company already...

Core ETF Channel

Do Commission-Free ETF and Stock Trades Mean No Profits?

In its latest efforts to compete with other brokerage firms and to attract Millennials, a younger...

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Big Boeing 737 News Lifts Aerospace ETFs

Shares of Boeing (BA) climbed nearly 4% in early afternoon trading, adding more than 94 points to...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Markets Get Nervous After Trade War Winds Change

U.S. stocks sold off early Friday as optimism that had risen about the prospects of the U.S....

Core ETF Channel

T-Mobile Slides On Talks of CEO Leaving

Shares of T-Mobile (TMUS) slid 3% on the news that WeWork is conducting a search for a CEO and...

Thematic Investing Channel

Why The Greece ETF Can Keep Pushing Higher

The Global X MSCI Greece ETF (GREK C) has pulled back in recent days, but the lone Greece ETF...

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A Maritime ETF For Eco-Friendly Investors

With ecological conservation a more active force than ever, organizations have sought to...

Core ETF Channel

Markets Bounce Back & Close Week Near Record Highs

U.S. markets closed near record highs for the week, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 1.1%...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Could A Democratic President Be Bad For Markets?

While President Trump has affected markets with tweets and posturing, is it possible a Democratic...

Core ETF Channel

ETFs Reaching Natural Resistance Levels is Normal

Last week, U.S. stocks reversed all the gains from Wednesday, to trade back below Thursday’s...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Surprise Oil Build, Pipeline Delay Sends Market Lower

Crude oil prices are dropping today after the EIA released inventory data on Wednesday, showing...

Core ETF Channel

Amazon Drops on Earnings News But Cramer Says Buy Soon

(AMAZON) sorely disappointed analysts’ expectations in its latest earnings report, and now it has...

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Is Apple (APPL) Stock Still a Good Buy?

Apple (APPL) reported fourth-quarter earnings that bested analyst expectations on Wednesday, as a...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

The S&P 500 Posts Yet Another New High

With expectations of easier monetary policy and further progress in trade negotiations the...

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Healthcare ETFs Are The Top Performers for October

While the healthcare ETFs like the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (IBB B+) are pulling back...

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Beyond Meat Sinks On End Of Lock-Up

Wall Street was generally bullish on Beyond Meat (BYND) after the alternative meat producer...

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Tesla Rockets Higher on Unexpected Earnings Beat

American automotive and energy company, Tesla (TSLA), delivered a robust third-quarter earnings...

Thematic Investing Channel

Bitcoin Tumbles In The Middle Of Regulatory Issues

Bitcoin tumbled last week as members of Congress strove to underscore the downsides of the...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Boeing Tracks Trade War After Aircraft Production Cuts

Boeing (BA) has been closely watching the ongoing U.S. trade war with China, as heightened...

Core ETF Channel

Is the Market Storing Energy to Create New Highs?

There’s been no shortage of news regarding the trade war, Brexit, and impeachment investigations...

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Biotech ETF Rallies on Alzheimer Treatment Report

Shares of Biogen Inc. rocketed higher on Tuesday, headed for their strongest performance in 20...

Relative Value Investing Channel

US Companies Face Beijing Hostility for Shared Opinions

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that it is “completely inappropriate” for China...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Yale Economist Says Trump Is Good For Market

With the constant back-and-forth of markets this year due to fluctuating news headlines, a...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Mixed Data Has Markets Trade Lower On Brexit Uncertainty

Markets are down slightly Wednesday and trading in a relatively narrow range so far, as investors...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Is The Fed Likely To Cut Rates At Next Meeting?

New evidence has been mounting that the Federal Reserve could soon take a break in its latest...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Rental Property Increase Fuels Home Buyer Demand

A large jump in interest rates last year, combined with all-time high home prices has made...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

How Might Divergence Impact Stocks, ETFs?

With earnings season off to a strong start and markets moving up handily once again this week,...

Core ETF Channel

Looking Under the Hood For Bank ETFs

One trend that has been happening lately in the ETF space is bigger banks have been out...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Consumer-Based ETF Options Amid Trade Uncertainty

With the broad market in constant vacillation recently do to trade war news, investors have been...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

US and China Could Have Different Definitions of ‘Deal’

U.S. markets rallied fiercely last week after President Donald Trump tweeted that “good things”...

Thematic Investing Channel

Are 5G Phones The Next Big Thing?

Despite their hype, consumers are not likely recognize an improvement in their phones when using...

Core ETF Channel

What The New SEC Rule Means For ETF Investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced late last month that it is has decided to...

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Healthcare, Technology Sectors Are 2019 Top Performers

While markets have had a choppy week, 2019 has revealed some outstanding performers in certain...

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Gold Looks Shiny for 4th Quarter, Say Experts

The third quarter of 2019 saw heavy inflows into defensive sectors of the market, especially into...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

3 Inverse Oil ETFs Gaining On Lowering Oil Prices

After rallying to over $62 a barrel 10 days ago, WTI crude oil prices slumped even more mid-week...

Core ETF Channel

Consumer Discretionary Continues To Drive Economy

With revised GDP numbers, the consumer discretionary sector, which has been driving the economy...

Core ETF Channel

2 Online ETF Plays for a Brick & Mortar Retail Slump

While Target, with its stellar second quarter earnings, is one of the few shining lights in...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Crude Oil's Steep Fall On Global News, Inventory Build

Oil prices fell nearly 2% on Thursday, extending the previous session’s 3% drop, to trade a...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Take-Two Is Reinvigorating the Video Game World

After taking a bashing toward the end of 2018, Take-Two Interactive (TTWO) stock has floated...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

U.S. Markets Surge as U.S. Delays Some China Tariffs

U.S. markets surged in early trading Tuesday with the Dow up 420 points (1.62%), the S&P 500...

Thematic Investing Channel

Good News for Cannabis Industry Ahead of Tilray, Canopy Earnings

While earnings season has been in the news, capturing investors’ attention as much of the broader...

Core ETF Channel

Look to These Sectors if Fed Cuts Interest Rates

With most investors anticipating a Federal Reserve rate cut this week as likely a sure thing,...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Could the VIX Be About to Explode?

After a monstrous rally in June and July so far, as the market recovered all of its May losses...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Majority of FANG Set to Report Earnings This Week

The majority of the FANG stocks, Facebook (FB), Amazon (AMZN), and Alphabet (GOOGL), which...

Core ETF Channel

Prime Day Spurred Competition for Amazon

Amazon’s (AMZN) Prime Day, the annual shopping holiday that’s exclusive to Prime subscribers, has...

Core ETF Channel

ProShares Retail ETF Could Be the Best Prime Day Deal

The online retail sector has taken off with companies like Amazon and Alibaba becoming household...

Thematic Investing Channel

Bitcoin Falters on Libra Comments

With U.S. governmental hearings on Facebook’s (FB) Libra cryptocurrency on July 16 and 17,...

Core ETF Channel

Amazon to Invest in Employee Development

Amazon (AMZN), which is getting ready to move thousands of its employees from its headquarters in...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Key Resistance Could Reveal True S&P Strength

It’s been looming up there for some time. The big one: 3,000. I’m talking about the S&P 500...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Equities And EMs Could Get A Boost From Rate Cuts

With all the back and forth in recent months due to global trade issues and generalized economic...

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ETF Model Portfolios Are Enhancing Advisor Practices

As financial advisors become more accustomed to exchange traded funds, many are looking into ETF...

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Does an Inverted Yield Curve Send False Recession Signal?

Investors got very familiar with the notion of an inverted yield curve in 2019, especially when...

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Early Data Suggests Online Shopping Sales Will Hit $4.4B

Early indications show that food comas on Thanksgiving couldn’t keep people from going online to...