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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High-Yield Prospects: April 30 Edition

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 dividen

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Best & Worst Weekly Performers: April 29 Edition

Here is a look at the 25 best and 25 worst ETFs from the past 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 tak

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ETF Scorecard: April 28 Edition

To help investors keep up with the markets, we present our ETF Scorecard. The Scorecard takes a step back and looks at how various asset classes across the globe are performing. The weekly performance is from last Friday’s open to this week’s Thurs

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Trending: France’s Election Results Boost Market Optimism analyzes the search patterns of our visitors each week. By sharing these trends with our readers, we hope to provide insights into what the financial world is concerned about and how to position your portfolio.

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This Week’s ETF Launches: A Major Gold ETF Glitters in a New Way

We all know that exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have grown immensely in popularity over the last few years as investors value their passive natures and lower costs.

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