Archives for: March 2011
Daily ETF Roundup: XLE Plunges As Crude Retreats, VXX Soars On Mideast Tensions

American equity markets fell off a cliff in Thursday trading as a number of factors–ranging from worries over Spain to unrest in the Arabian peninsula–sent stocks reeling. The Dow was down by over 228 points while similarly brutal losses we

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High Probability ETF Trading: 7 ETFs You Need to Know for Thursday (DBB, IXC, QQQQ, SMH, EWZ, FXI, GDX)

Energies are still on the retreat, and with the markets trading lower on Thursday, more and more exchange-traded funds are pulling back into oversold territory above the 200-day moving average

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How ETFs Have Democratized Investing

ETFs have been praised for improving the investing experience in a number of different ways. They have been the catalyst for a shift towards low cost indexing strategies, and have placed strong downward pressure on management fees throughout the invest

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So Does This Mean the Bull Market is Over?

Our job each morning isn’t to spend a lot of time gazing into a crystal ball or opining about what is likely to come next but rather to, as objectively as possible, identify what IS happening in the market. And from my perch, it appears that we’ve got a garden variety consolidation going on at the present time

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New Zealand ETF: Post-Quake Opportunity?

Last month a massive earthquake struck the New Zealand city of Christchurch on the country’s south island, killing more than 160 people and causing widespread destruction. The country’s equity markets took a beating in the wake of the natur

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