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Why This Industrial ETF Belongs In Your Portfolio

January 8th, 2014

ETFs2013 can easily be labeled as a period of broad-based global recovery especially in the developed corner of the world. The U.S. market gained considerable strength prompting the Fed to approve a modest dial-back in its ‘QE’ program starting this month. Read more…

NYSE:FXR, NYSE:IJR

Dow Jones Industrial Average: What Can We Learn From The 1987 Stock Market Crash?

October 15th, 2013

crashChris Ciovacco: The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) was trading in an up and down fashion Tuesday as the negotiations in our capital dragged toward the October 17 deadline. From Bloomberg: Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:IJR, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:VTI

Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500: Traders Get Positioned Before Big Government Events

September 29th, 2013

wall streetChris Ciovacco: Worst Week Since 2008 Financial Crisis: Below is a quick refresher course on the 2011 events that led to the “most volatile week in stocks since the 2008 financial crisis”. From Wikipedia: Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:EFA, NYSE:IJR, NYSE:SPY

Dow Jones Industrial Average: Will The D.C. Standoff Derail The Bulls?

September 24th, 2013

bearbullChris Ciovacco: Never A Dull Moment. You can say a lot of things about working in the money management business, but you cannot include the words dull or boring in your commentary. The markets finally got past the overly anticipated Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NYSE:FXI, NYSE:IJR

Why This Low Risk Small-Cap ETF Belongs In Your Portfolio

September 6th, 2013

new etfsThe growing fear about the health of the international economy, especially the emerging nations, has led investors to shift their focus to the U.S. economy, which although not entirely immune to the challenges, has still shown promise since Read more…

NYSE:IJR, NYSE:IWM

Dow Jones Industrial Average: Is Tapering Good or Bad For The Markets?

August 23rd, 2013

Ben_BernankeChris Ciovacco: Since Ben Bernanke uttered the word “taper” before the summer kicked-off, the tone in the financial markets has been markedly different. Even though taper has been the hot term on Wall Street for three months, the market’s Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:IJR, NYSE:SPY

Fed Tapering: Not If, But When

August 22nd, 2013

ben bernankeChris Ciovacco: As we noted recently, the Federal Reserve has explicitly mentioned tapering in their recent communications, and President Obama has commented numerous times on avoiding another round of asset bubbles. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:IJR, NYSE:MDY, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TLT

Dow Jones Industrial Average: Fed Minutes Could Spook Markets

August 20th, 2013

Federal reserveChris Ciovacco: The Federal Reserve knows the market examines every word from a governor’s mouth or included in a formal policy statement. Therefore, when the Fed starts making explicit references Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NYSE:DIA, NYSE:IJR, NYSE:MDY, NYSE:SPY

S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average: Tapering Bets Could Backfire For Stock Bears

July 15th, 2013

bearbull21Chris Ciovacco: Dual Mandate Says No Major Changes Coming: In 1977, Congress amended The Federal Reserve Act, stating the monetary policy objectives of the Federal Reserve are “to promote effectively the goals of maximum Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NYSE:DIA, NYSE:IJR, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLF

Why You Should Buy Small Cap Stocks On Any Dip

July 11th, 2013

money surgeDavid Fabian: Over the last several years, many investors have been favoring large blue chip dividend paying companies that offer solid returns and steady income. The thinking is that these stalwart stocks have proven business models Read more…

NYSE:IJR

Robots Are An Unstoppable Trend (NASDAQ:PSCD, NYSEARCA:IJR)

June 17th, 2013

roseyrobotjetsonsOne of my favorite television series as a child was The Jetsons. Its creators worked to give us their vision of life in 2062 – a full century from the show’s debut in 1962. We’re halfway there. But many of the gadgets in the show still seem Read more…

NASDAQ:PSCD, NYSE:IJR

ETF Picks For 3 Of America’s Best Small Companies

November 20th, 2012

Carolyn Pairitz: Through the development of ETFs, investors are not only able to apply them as a great diversification tools, but these funds also grant access to niche markets and businesses often overlooked in large portfolios. Small businesses are typically included in ETFs Read more…

NYSE:FYC, NYSE:IJR, NYSE:IJT, NYSE:IWO, NYSE:SLY

3 Simple All-ETF “Core” Portfolios

November 9th, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov: The proliferation of exchange-traded funds over the past few years has opened up the doors to previously difficult-to-reach corners of the global market, making it easy and cost-effective for mainstream investors to tap into virtually any asset class. Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:IEMG, NYSE:IJR

iShares Debuts “Core” ETF Lineup (IXUS, IEMG, IEFA, AGG, IJR, IVV, ITOT)

October 23rd, 2012

Michael Johnston: iShares, the largest ETF issuer by total assets, announced the launch of its “Core Series” of ETFs this week. The move involves the launch of a handful of new ETFs, changes to the names and prices of some of the most popular iShares ETFs, and tweaks to the indexes of others. Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:IEFA, NYSE:IEMG, NYSE:IJH, NYSE:IJR, NYSE:IVV, NYSE:IXUS

iShares Cuts Fees on Six ETFs, Debuts Four Low Cost Funds (AGG, IJH, IJR, ISI, IVV, BLV, GLJ)

October 21st, 2012

Eric Dutram: Thanks to the immense popularity of ETFs in recent years, there has been a race to the bottom in the exchange-traded fund business on the cost front for gaining Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:BLV, NYSE:IJH, NYSE:IJR, NYSE:ISI, NYSE:IVV




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