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Traders Place Near-Record Bets Against Crude Oil

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From Tyler Durden: During a week that saw WTI crude prices erase all post-OPEC-production-cut-deal gains, after the Saudis admitted 'cheating' (but rapidly back-pedalled), oil speculators added almost 80,000 contracts to their short positions - the 2nd most in 34 years.
NYSE:USO March 19, 2017 8:07am

Major REIT ETFs Are Holding Up Well, Despite Fed Rate Hikes

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From Zacks: With the Federal Reserve raising the benchmark rate on Mar 15 by a quarter of a point for the second time in three months, the market is anticipating a capital flight from interest rate sensitive sectors like real estate investment trust (REIT). But things don’t appear too bad for REITs.
NYSE:VNQ March 19, 2017 7:44am

If Gold Can’t Hold The $1,200 Level, There’s Massive Downside Ahead

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From Taki Tsaklanos: The price of gold is up 8 percent since the start of the year. However, from last year’s highs at $1380, gold is down almost 11 percent.
NYSE:GLD March 19, 2017 7:32am

Bitcoin’s Price Plunges Back Below Gold Amid China Regulatory Concerns

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From Tyler Durden: Having rebounded rapidly from the ETF-decision disappointment, Bitcoin suffered another major setback overnight as Chinese regulators are circulating new guidelines that, if enacted, would require exchanges to verify the identity of clients and adhere to banking regulations.
NYSE:GLD March 18, 2017 7:29am

Uranium ETF Is 2017’s Best Performer So Far, And May Only Be Getting Started

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From Sean Brodrick: Gosh, not very long ago, it sure seemed like the uranium market was dead. 2016 saw uranium prices crumble to 12-year lows. Today, prices are off that bottom, but only a little.
NYSE:URA March 18, 2017 7:20am

Here’s What Kept Oil Prices Low This Week

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From Matt Smith: It was quadruple witching day in the markets Friday, and accordingly, oil prices were scared stiff, hardly budging.
NYSE:USO March 18, 2017 7:14am

S&P 500 Wraps Up The Week With A Small Fed-Fueled Gain

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From Jill Mislinski: Following Wednesday's Fed hike announcement, the S&P shot up over the next few hours until its close. Thursday's index dropped after its open and oscillated within a smaller range. It opened Friday within that same range and closed the week with a 0.24% gain week over week and a 0.13% loss from Thursday.
NYSE:SPY March 18, 2017 7:06am

A Closer Look At A Unique Multi-Strategy ETF Gathering Impressive Assets

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Chicago-based Hull Tactical Asset Allocation entered the ETF market as a sponsor in late June of 2015, and its lone fund at the moment, HTUS (Hull Tactical Fund, Expense Ratio 1.00%), has made a name for itself in raising more than $100 million in assets to date.
NYSE:HTUS March 17, 2017 12:28pm

Popular Gold Mining ETF In Focus Amid Options Expiration

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which wraps up an eventful week with even more outflows from corporate bond funds, along with an important note on a major gold mining fund.
NYSE:GDX March 17, 2017 12:21pm

BlackRock: Don’t Underestimate European Investment Opportunity

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From BlackRock: We believe markets appear too pessimistic on Europe’s outlook—a big reason why we are positive on European stocks. Jean Boivin explains.
NYSE:VGK March 17, 2017 11:31am

Apple Inc. To Open More Chinese Research Centers As iPhone Sales Wane

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From StockNews.com: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is doubling down on its investments in China-based research hubs, today announcing two more research centers, as it attempts to stave off waning iPhone sales in the world’s largest smartphone market.
Nasdaq:AAPL March 17, 2017 11:22am

Here’s Why Interest Rates Aren’t Going Anywhere, Despite Fed Hikes

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From Bill Hall: On Wednesday, the Federal Open Market Committee announced – as expected – its decision to raise the benchmark federal funds rate by .25%, bringing it to .75%.
NYSE:AGG March 17, 2017 11:06am

Wall Street Is Inexplicably Still Bullish On Oil

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From Nick Cunningham: Oil prices have given up some of the gains achieved since the OPEC deal was agreed to in late November, and confidence in the buoyancy of crude prices is starting to falter.
NYSE:USO March 17, 2017 10:27am

Weak Transports Issue A Warning For The Dow Jones Industrial Average

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From Sean Brodrick: Do you believe in Dow Theory? If so, then the fact that the Dow Transports are not confirming the rally in Dow Jones Industrials should be setting your Spidey Senses tingling. It’s a warning of potential ugliness.
INDEXDJX:.DJI March 17, 2017 10:07am

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