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Sell On The Pop Prospects: December 8th Edition

by on December 8, 2014

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 2012 came to a close last year, we sat down and picked out some of the most promising ETF investments for the coming year. While few could have predicted just how far 2013′s bull-run would take us, we placed our ideas in various corners of the market to give investors of all shapes and sizes something that could fit their objectives. There has certainly been a lot of activity this year, as the S&P 500 notched its best annual performance in a decade, helping a lot of investments climb during the 12-month stretch. [click to continue…]

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With major U.S. equity indexes continuing to push into uncharted territory, 2013 has undoubtedly brought back bullish momentum in full force. As investors pile back into equities, certain corners of the market that were once hammered by the 2008 financial crisis are now finally showing signs of life. Cyclical industries in particular have benefited significantly from this […]

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Financial markets across the globe got off to a rocky start this week as news on the latest developments in the Cyprus saga hit the streets. The small island nation agreed to impose taxes on bank deposits of more than 100,000 euro in the country’s largest banks. Commentary from the head of Eurogroup reflected investors […]

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Despite the recent worries about the fiscal cliff and the outcome of the Presidential election, 2012 has been a generally strong year for the U.S. markets. Most broad indexes have surged and produced returns in the double digits over the last year. While many of the best performers–such as technology or biotech stocks–are not that […]

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This past year shaped out to be quite the roller coaster ride for many investors; equity markets persevered through tumultuous, and seemingly never-ending, eurozone debt drama, while the economic recovery at home remains slow and steady at best.  Heading into 2013, clouds of uncertainty continue to threaten investors’ confidence as the outcome of the much feared “fiscal cliff” has […]

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The Euro zone debt crisis has been at the forefront since late 2009 when it became apparent that Greece was struggling to curb its towering deficit. Greece unsuccessfully implemented several austerity meassures aimed at restoring financial stability, ultimately succumbing to a bailout package in early May of 2010. History has repeated itself since then seeing as […]

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The last few weeks have been a rocky stretch for the financial sector in the U.S., with another massive bankruptcy filing coming as negative sentiment towards big financial institutions is reaching new heights. After a stellar month in October, a wave of risk aversion in November has dealt a blow to the financial sector, with […]

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The first half of 2011 is officially in the books, and many investors find their portfolios in approximately the same place as they were to start the year (though a furious rally in the final week of the quarter gave a nice boost at an opportune moment). Most major equity indexes are up slightly on […]

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As the investment picture has become more clouded over the past few months thanks to mounting obstacles throughout the developed world, many investors have looked to those “experts” with a history of navigating through challenging environments. One increasingly popular economist who has seen his stock soar in the past few years is Nouriel Roubini, a […]

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For much of 2010 the euro zone has taken center stage, giving directions to equity markets around the world as the debt-laden continent did its best to stave off a potentially devastating fiscal crisis. In recent weeks, a number of positive indications have emerged, giving investors hope of a rally not only in Europe but […]

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Friday’s ETF To Watch: European Financials ETF (EUFN)

by on July 23, 2010 | Updated June 13, 2011

After a rough day in the markets on Wednesday, equities soared on Thursday as investors cheered the results from a host of companies who reported a strong quarter and managed to increase earnings by maximizing top line growth instead of cutting costs. Among the biggest gainers on the day was industrial manufacturer Caterpillar which raised […]

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