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Sell On The Pop Prospects October 14th Edition

by on October 14, 2013

Here is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive short selling opportunities. The ETFs included in this list are rated as sell candidates for two reasons. First, each of these funds is deemed to be in a downtrend based on the fact that it is trading below 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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Sell On The Pop Prospects October 7th Edition

by on October 7, 2013

Here is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive short selling opportunities. The ETFs included in this list are rated as sell candidates for two reasons. First, each of these funds is deemed to be in a downtrend based on the fact that it is trading below 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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As we enter September, the fear of the Fed taper continues to nag markets, resurfacing every few days to keep benchmarks in check. While equities have been one of the major focuses of the taper, mainly because of the all-time highs that benchmarks hit this year, the bond market also has a number of investors […]

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Sell On The Pop Prospects August 12th Edition

by on August 12, 2013

Here is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive short selling opportunities. The ETFs included in this list are rated as sell candidates for two reasons; first, each of these funds is deemed to be in a downtrend based on the fact that it is trading below its 200-day and 50-day moving averages, which […]

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Want A Simple, 3-ETF Portfolio? Here Are 25 Of Them

by on July 24, 2013 | Updated February 25, 2014

Exchange-traded products have found their way into countless portfolios as investors of all walks have embraced these financial instruments for their ease-of-use, cost-efficiency, and unparalleled transparency.

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Total bond market ETFs have found their way into countless portfolios as they offer unparalleled simplicity and cost-efficiency for investors looking to gain broad, diversified fixed income exposure. Through the purchase of a single ticker, investors can beef up their portfolios’ current return all the while tapping into the major segments of the bond market, including government […]

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12 Cheap ETFs Every Trader Must Know

by on March 20, 2013 | Updated December 8, 2014

The popularity of ETFs–for their transparency, diversity across asset classes and low fees–have created a lot of competition between ETF providers to attract volume. One way ETFs attract volume is through a low expense ratio (ER). The ER is the fee charged to manage your funds on a yearly basis, expressed as a percentage. While […]

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As the ETF landscape continues to evolve, investors can now gain cheap and easy access to nearly every corner of the investable universe. From hyper-targeted options to products that cast a much wider net, the over 1,400 funds in the ETF lineup continue to fill the demands and objectives of practically every investor. In recent […]

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IndexIQ, the firm behind some of the first hedge fund replication ETFs, expanded its lineup last week with the debut of another product designed to deliver low volatility and low correlations to traditional asset classes. The IQ Hedge Market Neutral Tracker ETF (QMN) will seek to replicate an index that consists of both long and […]

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Winning Trades In A Choppy Week

by on August 25, 2012

Major equity indexes drifted lower throughout the week as resurfacing worries over Europe brought back the bear on Wall Street. Nonetheless, U.S. markets managed to end the week on a very positive note as better-than-expected durable goods orders data bolstered equity benchmarks higher. FOMC minutes surprisingly rattled the bulls despite talks of more stimulus to come; this […]

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Set Your Stops And Targets Tight

by on August 20, 2012

Rain clouds gathered over the bull parade this weekend as Germany’s Bundesbank reiterated its concerns over the European Central Bank’s proposal to buy back government bonds. Profit taking pressures kicked off trading as uncertainty returned back to the markets after seemingly fading away in the last two weeks. Overseas markets will look for a definitive […]

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As many had expected, the first half of 2012 saw the continuation of an aggressive expansion of the ETF industry. More than 120 new exchange-traded products began trading during the first six months of the year, including several innovative and first to market ideas. At first glance, it appears as if the new wave of […]

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