Stock Market Trends: Stepping Aside until Stocks Start Stepping Up

The NASDAQ is hovering slightly above its 200-day moving average of 2,975. For many chart watchers, the 200-day trend-line is considered one of the most important averages to watch. When an index or a stock is priced above the benchmark, then it is considered buyable. On the other hand, when either is trading below, it is interpreted as a sell

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Quantitative Easing Propels ETF Explosion

Investors interpreted Bernanke’s plan to buy $40 billion of mortgage-backed securities per month as a call to “buy everything.” This much is clear from last week’s best performing exchange-traded funds. Top 5 ETFs Last Week VelocityShares 3X Long Natural Gas ETN (UGAZ) 31.3% – Natural gas was this week’s winner. Natural gas logged several up

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Water ETFs Hold Everything…Except Water

Like life insurance to a newly-wedded couple, water ETFs are supposedly the best investment in the world. Water is a scarce resource – some 780 million people go without clean water every day of the week.  Not a day goes by that we don’t read about water-borne illnesses in the developing world, drought conditions in

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Trading ETFs: Homebuilders ETFs

Following Tuesday’s shake-up, stocks have responded after the indexes made contact with their respective 26-day averages. While some weak hands might have nervously banged their discount-broker’s sell button, the rebound wasn’t a shock to our newsletter readers. Our crack research team alerted our readers not to worry and to take advantage of the dip. Why was ETF Stocks so confident

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Sector Analysis: Targeting Rising Asset Prices Like Ben Bernanke

Sector Analysis Ben Bernanke’s testimony knocked stocks off the green rail up today. In short, the Federal Reserve Chairman said the economy is OK, but at risk to “substantial downside”. The jobs picture is stabilizing, but “remains far from normal”. Despite higher gas and food prices, inflation is “subdued”, and that housing “affordability has increased dramatically”. That’s the best spin

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Insiders Bullish on Certain Holdings of MDIV

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the Multi-Asset Diversified Income Index Fund (MDIV) shows an impressive 12.9% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months. Click here to find out 10 ETFs With Stocks That Insiders Are Buying » Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. (NYSE: IVR), which

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Insiders Buy the Holdings of MOAT ETF

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the Wide Moat ETF (MOAT) shows an impressive 15.3% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months. Click here to find out 10 ETFs With Stocks That Insiders Are Buying » Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE: CLB), which makes up 5.25%

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Insiders Buy the Holdings of DGRS ETF

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Growth Fund (NASD: DGRS) shows an impressive 10.6% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months. Click here to find out 10 ETFs With Stocks That Insiders Are Buying » Janus Capital Group Inc (NYSE:

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TrimTabs Insights: What “Float-Shrink” Means to Investors

The ongoing expansion and evolution of the exchange-traded universe has helped bring previously difficult-to-reach asset classes and strategies to the fingertips of self-directed investors. One of the more compelling strategies that has caught our atte

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Recent Political Crises and ETFs: A Brief History

From boom to bust to bubble, the ups and downs on Wall Street have proven to be a blessing for some investors’ portfolios and a curse for others. Calling the tops and picking the bottoms in the market is an easy chore, only in retrospect of cours

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