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Two ETFs made their trading debut this past week, with one continuing the trend of income for investors while another seeks similar exposure from an unfamiliar face. Below, we highlight these two new ETFs and what investors need to know about each [for more ETF news and analysis subscribe to our free ETF Daily Roundup]. [click to continue…]

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Sell On The Pop Prospects: September 8th Edition

by on September 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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Buy On The Dip Prospects January 6th Edition

by on January 6, 2014

Here is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive buying opportunities. The ETFs included in this list are rated as buy candidates for two reasons. First, each of these funds is deemed to be in an uptrend based on the fact that it is trading above its 200-day and 50-day moving averages, which are […]

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Major U.S. benchmarks settled into shallow green territory as Tuesday’s closing bell rang. Bullish pressures surprisingly prevailed despite mixed economic data releases on the day; small business confidence ticked higher in August while July’s retail sales expanded by 0.2%, falling short of the projected 0.3% as well as last month’s figure of 0.6% [see also Complete Visual […]

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Market Radar Week of July 29th

by on July 29, 2013 | Updated August 21, 2013

Stocks are off to a quiet start this week as more earnings reports and FOMC comments on Wednesday set the scene for a potentially wild week of trading on Wall Street. Furthermore, investors have their eyes set on the July employment numbers, which are slated to hit the street on Friday at the opening bell […]

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As we barrel towards the Niagara Falls of all fiscal cliffs, investors seem fairly certain that additional volatility is in store for the next few months. What is less clear, however, are the strategies that can be effective in insulating portfolios from a surge in uncertainty-related volatility over the next several weeks [see also Free Report: How […]

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The financial crash of 2008 has forever changed the way investors approach the market. After seeing bottom-line returns crumble before their eyes, many are now understandably wary of particularly risky asset classes. Portfolio allocation strategies have now become a game of musical chairs, as investors shift their assets to and from various sectors trying to park […]

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To put it mildly, Europe stocks have had a rough couple of years, as the Euro Zone sovereign-debt crisis continues to plague the continent. Although allocations to this sector have understandably diminished in recent years, European equities remain a key component of many long-term, buy-and-hold portfolios, seeing as how they nicely round out international exposure as […]

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UBS, the issuer behind one of the broadest lineups of ETNs available to U.S. investors, continued the aggressive expansion of its product lineup this week with the introduction of two unique offerings. The company rolled out a pair of blunt instruments designed to be used in high level “risk on / risk off” trades, a […]

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Caution, Bumpy Trading Ahead

by on September 5, 2011

Equity indexes crept up higher since the opening bell at the start of last week, although a grim jobs report on Friday quickly sparked a sell-off, with domestic equities broadly finishing in red territory for the week. The S&P 500 is now back below our outlined support at 1,200 and we advise stepping to the […]

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Today’s market environment has created a hazy outlook for equities as major equities have fallen into an unstable trend for much of 2011. While some remain bullish on the economic recovery, others feel that recent statistics point the other way, and that we are heading for a slowdown. As such, many investors have varying opinions […]

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Just when many investors thought that the world economy was finally back on track, European debt markets were rocked by a crisis of confidence that sparked fresh concerns of a double dip recession and prolonged period of economic contraction. The sovereign debt crisis began earlier this year in Greece, but in recent months has been […]

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