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Safe Haven No More: Swiss Franc ETF Collapses On Peg To Euro (FXF)

September 7th, 2011

Eric Dutram:  Over the past few months, the Swiss franc has attracted considerable interest from traders and long term investors alike as concerns continue to mount over other major currencies such as the dollar and the euro. Thanks to this, the value of the franc has surged against the euro Read more…

NYSE:FXF

A Currency Markets Primer With Four Ways To Pocket A Profit

September 1st, 2011

Larry D. Spears:  If you haven’t traded in the currency markets, you’re missing out on the largest financial market in the world. Read more…

NYSE:FXF, NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP

Time To Overhaul The U.S. Dollar Index? (GLD, UUP, FXF, FXC, FXE)

August 31st, 2011

Justice Litle:  The U.S. Dollar Index hasn’t been updated in years, and other vehicles give a broader perspective of how the greenback is doing. Read more…

NYSE:FXA, NYSE:FXC, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:FXF, NYSE:FXM, NYSE:FXS, NYSE:FXY, NYSE:UUP

Top Three Currency ETFs Of 2011 (UUP, FXF, BNZ, ERO, EU)

August 31st, 2011

Jared Cummans:  This past year has been marked by uncertainty and instability; what started off as a strong 2011, quickly turned into a wild ride for investors. As equities have been tossed back in forth in recent weeks, investors have their eyes fixed on major indexes and other indicators to judge the Read more…

NYSE:BNZ, NYSE:ERO, NYSE:EU, NYSE:FXF, NYSE:UUP

RYDEX|SGI CurrencyShares Cross $4 Billion in Assets

August 17th, 2011

Rydex|SGI, a leading asset manager, today announced that assets in its CurrencyShares® product lineup reached an all-time high of $4 billion, as of August 9, 2011. Read more…

NYSE:FXC, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:FXF

The Swiss Franc Still Trumps the Dollar and the Euro (FXF)

August 12th, 2011

Last week, I wrote a little about the Swiss franc’s historical strength against the dollar and the euro. I made a prediction that went a little something like this: “However, if you’re using the Swiss franc as a safe harbor, it might not be the perpetual gift that keeps on giving. Because of its historic strength against the dollar and euro, the Swiss cabinet is on the lookout for a possible economic slowdown in the next 12 months. The cabinet Read more…

NYSE:FXF

The Swiss Franc Trumps Both the Dollar and Euro (FXF)

August 2nd, 2011

You won’t read any Switzerland “neutrality” jokes here. However, the Swiss franc is a safe harbor for investors terrified of the sovereign debt problems faced by the United States and the Europe Union. It’s risen 30 percent against the U.S. dollar so far in 2011. While the euro is down 15 percent against the franc over the last year. So why does Switzerland seem so attractive and why is there confidence that if one places his money in Read more…

NYSE:FXF

Yen Dominates As Treasury Ramps Up Contingency Plans (FXF, FXY)

July 29th, 2011

Tim Seymour:  Between rumbling about a new downgrade for Spain and the struggle in the U.S. to avoid default, neither the euro nor the dollar are looking good today.  Read more…

NYSE:FXF, NYSE:FXY

The Best ‘Currency’ For A New America (FXF, SLV, GLD, UDN, UUP, USO)

July 27th, 2011

Michael Sankowski:  You don’t have to look far to find terrifying headlines:

  • The U.S. government — the most powerful institution in world history — will default on its debt next week unless the debt ceiling is raised. Read more…

NYSE:FXF, NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP

Long Short Commodity & Currency ETFs Can Be Useful To Diversify Your Portfolios (DBP, DBB, DBA, DBO, FXE, FXY, FXA, FXF)

June 21st, 2011

Recent market volatilities reminded investors that risk is heightened. For a long term retirement investor, diversification among assets is the first step. On the other hand, some long short strategies in alternative asset classes such as commodities and currencies can be used to further Read more…

NYSE:DBA, NYSE:DBB, NYSE:DBO, NYSE:DBP, NYSE:FXA, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:FXF, NYSE:FXY

Three ETFs To Watch This Week: (CNDA, FXF, PPLT, GLD, USO)

May 30th, 2011

American equity markets finished the final full week of May on a relatively strong note, as most major benchmarks moved off of their lows from earlier in the week to finish Friday in the green. Read more…

NYSE:CNDA, NYSE:FXF, NYSE:PPLT

Currency ETFs: Aussie Dollar, Swiss Franc and Swedish Kroner Lead The Pack

May 2nd, 2011

Currencies can be a major element of any portfolios. Currencies can be used as a predictive indicator for stocks and other assets. The dollar – the single major currency holds almost 60% of Read more…

NYSE:FXA, NYSE:FXB, NYSE:FXC, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:FXF, NYSE:FXS, NYSE:FXY

Three ETFs To Watch This Week: (DXJ, XLE, FXF)

March 14th, 2011

Last week domestic equities were confined to a volatile trading range. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones both slid lower by over a percentage point each, while the NASDAQ took a much larger hit and lost Read more…

NYSE:DXJ, NYSE:FXF, NYSE:XLE

Swiss Franc ETF: The Overlooked Safe Haven (FXF, SPY, EWL)

March 7th, 2011

In times of turmoil investors tend to run for the exits of equities and other risky assets. Some investors are happy simply to park assets in cash until the storm clouds clear, while others Read more…

NYSE:EWL, NYSE:FXF, NYSE:SPY

ETFs: Caution Advised As All Currencies Jump (FXS, FXF, FXA, FXC, FXB, FXM, UDN, FXE, FXY, DBV, CYB, BZF)

March 6th, 2011

MyplanIQ tracks currencies using the following  currency ETFs (FXS), (FXF), (FXA), (FXC), (FXB), (FXM), (UDN), (FXE), (FXY), (DBV), (CYB), (BZF) to Monitor the trend for bellweather currencies. Read more…

NYSE:BZF, NYSE:CYB, NYSE:DBV, NYSE:FXA, NYSE:FXB, NYSE:FXC, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:FXF, NYSE:FXM, NYSE:FXS, NYSE:FXY, NYSE:UDN




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