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New Highs & Lows January 25th Edition

by on January 25, 2014

Here is a look at all of the ETFs that have posted new one-year highs and lows over 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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Wall Street finally took a breather today, as mixed economic reports had investors curbing recent bullish momentum. The National Federation of Independent Business reported that its small-business optimism index topped analysts expectations for the month of February; however, the reading also showed that more business owners were reporting declining sales. In the U.K., manufacturing output fell 1.5%, while Germany’s Economy Ministry said the economy was closer to recovery. China’s central bank also made headlines today, after it signaled that it would implement more monetary tightening [see Free Member Report: How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time].

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The global rally was put on hold today as weak economic data sent markets lower. As of late, markets have been propped up by the latest slew of central bank plans from around the globe. The new money pumping programs have essentially created a backstop in equity markets, allowing stocks to rally to multi-year highs […]

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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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After starting out 2012 with a bang, economic uncertainties are once again creeping in from both sides of the Atlantic and equity markets around the globe appear to be losing steam and heading lower back towards where they started off the year. With Euro zone debt drama back in the spotlight, investors have seemingly brushed aside all […]

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The impact of the recent global economic slowdown was first felt by consumers around the world who were forced to cut back on purchases in order to endure the recession. While some consumer segments such as the wealthy, have begun to spend again, the events of the last two years have also had a profound, […]

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ProShares, the largest issuer of leveraged and inverse ETFs, has filed for SEC approval on several additional products. The proposed funds include:

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How To Fix the Leveraged ETF Mess

by on June 26, 2009 | Updated August 12, 2009

Leveraged ETFs have quickly become the hot-button issue in the ETF industry, dividing investors and observers into two distinct camps. On the one side are sophisticated day traders who believe these funds, which use derivatives and other complex financial instruments to provide amplified daily returns on a target index, are the greatest thing since sliced bread. And on […]

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