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Best & Worst Weekly Performers 26th Edition

by on October 26, 2013

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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As the global markets continue to recover from the waves of recession, some investors are looking to regain their losses as quickly as possible, no matter the risk. The ETF space, with over 1400 different and niche funds, includes a number of offerings that fit this build, including high beta funds. This new breed of ETF is perfect for an investor that wants to make their money and leave, as long as they don’t mind taking a considerable gamble on unpredictable market moves   [see Visual History Of The S&P 500].

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PowerShares, the issuer behind the ultra-popular S&P Low Volatility ETF (SPLV), announced this week the launch of another factor-based fund that will offer exposure to large cap dividend paying stocks. The new S&P 500 High Dividend Portfolio (SPHD) will seek to replicate an index consisting of 50 stocks that have historically exhibited high dividend yields […]

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The ETF industry continues to steam ahead with February showing high levels of activity on the product development front. After a busy January, this month also saw the debut of a number of first-to-market products as well as several long-anticipated funds from both large and small issuers, making the total count for new launches in […]

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PowerShares, one of the pioneers of the factor-driven ETFs, announced this week an expansion of its suite of international products. The company has rolled out two new ETFs that will target high beta stocks in international stock markets, giving investors new tools for amplifying their exposure to volatile equities in markets beyond the U.S. The […]

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