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Sell On The Pop Prospects: October 27th Edition

by on October 27, 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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Tablets are not a relatively new innovation in the tech world; Microsoft introduced the Tablet PC in 2000, but consumers remained uninterested in the computing innovation for a decade. With the release of the iPad in 2010 the true tablet wars began, with traditional software companies coming head to head with consumer-product producers looking to capture the market [see The Best Dividend ETF For Every Investment Objective].

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Interest in emerging market equities has grown rapidly over the years, as investors flock to this lucrative corner of the global market. In addition to providing diversification benefits, emerging market exposure also has the potential to produce uncorrelated returns for those willing to take on the higher level of risk. And while there are numerous […]

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As 2013 begins it seems that the global economy can no longer do wrong. Markets have been bullish since the first day of the year, the European Union and the United States are starting to turn their banks and governments in the right direction, and on top of all of this China reported record manufacturing growth in […]

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The proliferation of ETFs has opened up the doors to international markets, bringing investors closer to high growth opportunities along with all of the cost-efficiency and ease-of-use benefits associated with this product structure. While countless investors continue to shed their home country bias, the growing trend of diversifying overseas has inevitably spawned a number challenges for investors at home. […]

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Bull Train Hits Resistance Again

by on October 20, 2012 | Updated October 22, 2012

The bulls kicked off trading on Wall Street, but the bears certainly got the last laugh as major indexes settled just about where they started the week by Friday’s closing bell. Encouraging retail sales and housing market data collided with an uptick in weekly jobless claims along with a string of sour earnings from bellwethers […]

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Support Levels In Sight

by on October 15, 2012

U.S. stocks fell into the limelight last week as mixed earnings and continuing worries over the global recovery intensified after a number of bellwethers revised their outlook lower. Performance reports will continue to dominate headlines on the home front this week although key overseas developments may also become the center of attention. The Euro zone […]

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No one can argue just how far the ETF industry has come since the debut of the first ever exchange-traded fund in 1993. The investment landscape now boasts a lineup of nearly 1,500 offerings, allowing investors to gain cheap and easy access to nearly every corner of the investable universe. From the plain-vanilla funds to […]

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Unresolved eurozone debt drama and worries of sluggish growth on the homefront continue to weigh on investors’ confidence; in the equity market, this has prompted many to flee to large-cap corporations primarily based in the United States, as this asset class has long had appeal among those looking to scale back on risk exposure without entirely moving […]

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Consumer electronics giants Apple and Samsung have stolen the tech-sector headlines as the two behemoths have been waging a multi-billion dollar war over patents. Apple is demanding that Samsung pay up $2.5 billion for allegedly stealing the design technology for its smartphones at tables from the iPad and iPhone; on the other hand, Samsung is pointing the […]

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European Central Bank President Mario Draghi took the spotlight once again today, as investors cheered on the ECB’s commitment to shore up the troubled Euro Zone region. According to news reports, Draghi is scheduled to meet with the head of Germany’s Bundesbank sometime in the next few days to discuss a more aggressive stimulus package, which could […]

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U.S. equities extended their losing streak today, marking one of the longest slumps for the broad market in almost two months. Once again, positive U.S. data was quickly overshadowed as investors’ focus shifted towards more looming concerns over this quarter’s earnings season and the teetering state of the global economy. A better than expected decline […]

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