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High-Yield Prospects: November 9th Edition

by on November 9, 2014

Here is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive income opportunities. The high-yield candidates included in this list meet two sets of criteria. First, each of these funds is deemed to be a high yield prospect because it boasts an annual dividend yield upwards of 5%. [click to continue…]

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High-Yield Prospects: September 21st Edition

by on September 21, 2014

Here is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive income opportunities. The high-yield candidates included in this list meet two sets of criteria. First, each of these funds is deemed to be a high yield prospect because it boasts an annual dividend yield upwards of 5%. [click to continue…]

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Buy On The Dip Prospects August 26th Edition

by on August 26, 2013

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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Investors were in for another lackluster day of trading, as markets closed narrowly mixed after drifting near the flat line throughout the session. A string of mixed economic data and earnings reports had investors on edge, resulting in trading volumes and market activity to remain at their low summer slump levels. The New York Federal […]

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ProShares announced last week an expansion to its lineup of 3x leveraged ETFs, rolling out a fund that delivers -3x daily exposure to long-term U.S. Treasuries. The new UltraPro Short 20+ Year Treasury (TTT) will seek to deliver daily results that correspond to -300% of movements in the Barclays Capital U.S. 20+ Year Treasury Index, a […]

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How To Play A Treasury Bubble With ETFs

by on March 19, 2012 | Updated March 21, 2012

U.S. Treasuries were the talk of the town in 2011 as this asset class shielded investors from the rampant volatility that ripped through equity markets as debt woes on both sides of the Atlantic ocean intensified. However, encouraging economic data releases on the home front have paved the way higher for stocks in recent months, leading some […]

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Investors have taken up an increasingly bearish outlook towards fixed income in recent month, as inflationary pressures continue to build and an ongoing economic recovery has increased the likelihood of rate hikes before the end of 2011. The last several weeks have seen ETF issuers roll out a number of products designed to offer inverse […]

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Direxion, one of the largest issuers of 2x and 3x leveraged ETFs, announced the launch of three products offering daily inverse exposure to fixed income benchmarks. The new -1x Direxion ETFs include:

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ProShares, the Maryland-based firm known for a suite of leveraged and inverse ETFs, has launched the first ETF offering daily inverse exposure to junk bonds. The ProShares Short High Yield (SJB) will seek to deliver daily results that correspond to -100% of the daily change in the iBoxx $ Liquid High Yield Index. That index […]

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Direxion, one of the largest providers of leveraged ETFs, has been extremely active on the product development front in 2010, rolling out a number of products that offer investors an opportunity to double down (or triple down) on various asset classes. But the company’s product line will shrink a bit in coming weeks, as firm […]

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JPMorgan, the financial behemoth responsible for the first exchange-traded product offering exposure to the MLP sector, expanded its ETN lineup on Tuesday by introducing two products offering inverse leveraged exposure to Treasuries. The new ETNs, the Double Short U.S. Long Bond Treasury Futures ETN (DSTJ) and the Double Short U.S. 10 Year Treasury Futures ETN […]

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With lingering uncertainty over the outlook for the global economy, safe havens have generated a tremendous amount of interest this year. While much of the attention has focused on gold and its continued run to new record highs, it is another asset class that has stolen the show in 2010. Long-term Treasuries have climbed steadily […]

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