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New Highs & Lows December 14th Edition

by on December 14, 2013

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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The Chinese economy has carved out its presence on the global stage and this Asian bellwether continues to offer lucrative growth potential while much of developed world lags behind. China’s rapid expansion has been, and continues to be, fueled by favorable demographic trends; an ever-expanding middle class coupled with increasing rates of urbanization are just two of the factors bolstering economic growth overseas. Thanks to the evolution of the ETF industry, mainstream investors have been easily able to tap into China’s red hot economy for several years now [see also Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio].

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With snow now blanketing a big part of the country and 2012 just a few weeks away, looking back at the past year becomes a popular activity. For many portfolios, 2011 has been marked by big swings that seem to be leaving investors right about where they started; there has been plenty of activity over […]

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With jobless claims finally coming in below 400,000 for the first time in a while, investors are starting to breathe a sigh of relief. Stocks surged in Thursday trading on this news while good earnings from Cisco the day before also helped to boost market sentiment and send most shares roaring higher on the day. […]

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With oil once again approaching $100/bbl., investors are becoming increasingly bullish on everything alternative as solar, wind, and clean tech companies have all seen 2011 start off much better than 2010 ended up. This renewed optimism for clean tech investing has caused many investors to take another look at some of the industries most vital […]

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Last week saw the end of a year that was relatively kind to investor portfolios, as most major asset classes managed to post strong results in 2010. As the calendars flip to 2011, the outlook remains uncertain; lingering obstacles in the form of high unemployment and bloated debt loads certainly pose problems, but rapidly-expanding emerging […]

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Over the past year, interest in commodities has skyrocketed as countless commodities from gold to wheat have surged to fresh highs. This trend has put renewed focus on not only physically-backed commodity ETFs, but commodity producing equities as well. At last count, there were 25 ETFs in the Commodity Producers ETFdb Category, with five funds […]

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With the health of the global economy still riding in the balance, leaders from twenty of the most powerful and important economies in the world will meet in Seoul, South Korea this week to discuss a number of critical issues. The G-20 organization, which consists of 19 countries around the world as well as the […]

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As the ETF industry has exploded in recent years, observers have had some very different takes on the pace and nature of the expansion in the product lineup. Some have cheered every first-to-market product, noting that the current offerings have only scratched the surface of what the ETF industry can offer. Others have pointed to […]

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Interest in hard assets as an investment opportunity has surged in recent years, thanks in large part to the introduction of several ETFs that allow investors easy access to a diversified basket of companies engaged in the extraction and production of various commodities. Funds investing in gold miners, silver miners, and lithium production have popped […]

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