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Four ETFs That Have Held Their Ground During Crisis (EWL, VGK, EZU, GULF, EGPT, HYLD, LSC)

August 16th, 2011

The recent economic crisis has led to a frenzy of activity on Wall Street, as we have seen dramatic swings in both directions on a regular basis. Starting with a debt deal that did little to reassure investors, markets began to drop. Next came the downgrade from S&P, the first ever from a Read more…

NASDAQ:GULF, NYSE:EGPT, NYSE:EWL, NYSE:EZU, NYSE:HYLD, NYSE:LSC, NYSE:VGK

A Relative Strength ETF Portfolio For May

May 2nd, 2011
I previously detailed here and here how an investor can use ETFReplay.com to screen for best performing ETFs based on momentum and volatility.  I originally created a portfolio of 22 ETFs Read more…

NYSE:DBC, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:LSC, NYSE:WIP, NYSE:XLE

Packaged Managed Futures Aren’t – Mostly (DBC, LSC, ALT)

April 28th, 2011

Brad Zigler:  While commodity prices soar, some investors—remembering similar run-ups in 2008—grow more and more uncomfortable about the prospect of another blowoff top. Read more…

NYSE:ALT, NYSE:DBC, NYSE:LSC

Relative Strength ETF Strategies For April

April 3rd, 2011

I previously detailed here and here how an investor can use ETF Replay to screen for best performing ETFs based on momentum and volatility.  I originally created a portfolio of 22 ETFs Read more…

NYSE:DBC, NYSE:LSC, NYSE:VNQ, NYSE:WIP, NYSE:XLE

Commodity Investing: Long Short (S&P Commodity Trend Indicators) vs. Long Only (DBA, GLD, DBC, GSG, SPY, LSC)

March 13th, 2011

Last week’s market volatility is a good reminder on how precarious it is in commodity investing. For the week, broadbase commodity index ETF (NYSE:DBC) dropped 3.09% while Gold (NYSE:GLD) Read more…

NYSE:DBA, NYSE:DBC, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:GSG, NYSE:LSC, NYSE:SPY

Using ETFs To Access Alternatives (VIXY, VIXM, WDTI, ALT, RALS, GRV, LSC, HDGE, XVIX, QAI, MNA, CSMA, MCRO)

February 8th, 2011

The introduction and rapid expansion of the ETF industry has no doubt been a very positive development for investors big and small. The low fees characteristic of the Read more…

NYSE:ALT, NYSE:CSMA, NYSE:GRV, NYSE:HDGE, NYSE:LSC, NYSE:MCRO, NYSE:MNA, NYSE:QAI, NYSE:RALS, NYSE:VIXM, NYSE:VIXY, NYSE:WDTI, NYSE:XVIX

A Contrarian ETF Portfolio For 2011 (UNG, GAZ, JJE, DXJ, DBU, LSC)

January 16th, 2011

In Mebane Faber’s The Ivy Portfolio: How to Invest Like the Top Endowments and Avoid Bear Markets he discusses a contrarian strategy that invests for a year after losing money in two or three Read more…

NYSE:DBU, NYSE:DXJ, NYSE:GAZ, NYSE:JJE, NYSE:LSC, NYSE:UNG

Ten Worst Performing ETFs Of 2010 (UNG, ERO, LSC, NIB, VXX, EWI, KWT, EWP, PWND, TAN, ICLN, GAZ, FAN, UNL, VXZ, GEX, FXE, EU)

December 28th, 2010

In general, 2010 has been a pretty solid year for most portfolios. Despite lingering concerns about unemployment and mounting debt burdens, most global equity markets have moved higher on the Read more…

NASDAQ:ICLN, NASDAQ:PWND, NYSE:ERO, NYSE:EU, NYSE:EWI, NYSE:EWP, NYSE:FAN, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:GAZ, NYSE:GEX, NYSE:KWT, NYSE:LSC, NYSE:NIB, NYSE:TAN, NYSE:UNG, NYSE:UNL, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

Wheat and The Commodity ETF Space (JJG, RJA, DBC, GRU, LSC)

August 5th, 2010

Anyone with even a passing interest in commodities has no doubt taken notice that the worst drought in Russia in at least 50 years, coupled with climatological excesses around the globe which Read more…

NYSE:DBC, NYSE:GRU, NYSE:JJG, NYSE:LSC, NYSE:RJA

Five Things BusinessWeek Didn’t Tell You About Commodity ETFs (GLD, SLV, DJP, LSC)

July 31st, 2010

As a long-time subscriber to BusinessWeek, I generally enjoy their content and find their stories both informative and interesting. However, last week’s cover story entitled Read more…

NYSE:DJP, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:LSC, NYSE:SLV

LSC Long-Short Commodities ETF Struggling Mightily (LSC, RJI, DJP)

July 31st, 2010

Launched in June 2008, the ELEMENTS S&P Commodity Trends Indicator ETN (NYSE:LSC) was an immediate hit with retail investors, attracting a considerable volume, offering Read more…

NYSE:DJP, NYSE:LSC, NYSE:RJI

Which Is Better: A Commodity Mutual Fund Or An ETP?

July 29th, 2010

Getting A Closer Look At The iShares Diversified Alternatives ETF

January 28th, 2010

technical-lookMost analytical outfits, such as Morningstar or Lipper, wait to collect three years of monthly data before declaring a fund or exchange-traded product “seasoned.” Until that point, they won’t publish Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS, NYSE:ALT, NYSE:GCC, NYSE:GSG, NYSE:LSC

ETF’S: Equities And Commodities Will Decouple

October 8th, 2009

decouplingDaniel Harrison From Hard Assets Investor Reports:  In the past year, currencies everywhere have taken on an inverse relationship to equity prices, relative to what they were doing earlier in the decade Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS, NYSE:GDX, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:LSC, NYSE:USO




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