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Morning Call: Futures Climb as Tech Leaders Looks to Rebound (RTH, XHB, QQQ)

April 17th, 2012

US stock futures point to a higher open Tuesday morning, with the Dow looking to add to yesterday’s gain and the Nasdaq looking to recover from heavy selling. It is a divergence we had not seen this year to-date, but something to keep an eye on. The Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NASDAQ:QQQQ, NYSE:RTH, NYSE:XHB, NYSE:XLF

Deborah Fuhr: Fixed-Income ETFs Seen to Become More Appealing (VIDEO)

April 11th, 2012

Deborah Fuhr, a partner at ETF Global Insight LLP, discusses investing in exchange-traded funds. She speaks with Maryam Nemazee on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.” Deborah discusses active funds versus index funds and Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NASDAQ:QQQQ, NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

“Too Big to Fail,” What the U.S. Can Learn From the Titanic

April 5th, 2012

While browsing the BBC’s news site on Tuesday, I stumbled on a piece about the Titanic. Since I’ve seen the movie – and therefore know everything about the big ship (including the fate of Rose DeWitt Bukater’s blue diamond necklace) – I’m not quite sure Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NASDAQ:QQQQ, NYSE:DIA, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:SPY

Morning Call: Market Enters Correction Mode!

April 5th, 2012

Markets have been under pressure since Tuesday when the Fed released minutes stating that they would be less accommodative with monetary policy. It doesn’t help that Spanish yields are rising and European negative headlines are growing  louder. Last week I mentioned Read more…

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Here’s Why the Bull Market is NOT Over…

March 23rd, 2012

It’s hard to argue with someone who just won’t see the facts for what they are. Over the weekend, I was talking to an acquaintance about the stock market. He said he didn’t believe we were in a bull market. “The stock market has doubled in Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NASDAQ:QQQQ, NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

Morning Call: Weak Overseas Data Weighs on Futures

March 22nd, 2012

S&P futures are down about 8-10 handles Thursday morning after more weak news out of China fuels more concerns for slower growth in the region. This time it was China Manufacturing Data providing the damper. There was also some concerning news out of Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NASDAQ:QQQQ, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TBT

Have Correlations Made Your Holdings One Color? (VTI, SPY, QQQ, DIA)

March 19th, 2012

Whether the proliferation of index funds and exchange-traded funds has helped drive increasing correlations and volatility in the market, has been the subject of some debate in the investment community during the past several Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NASDAQ:QQQQ, NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:VTI

3 Signs a Market Sell-Off Is Coming Soon (SPY, QQQ, DIA)

March 14th, 2012

Legendary traders are purported to make enormous profits based on nothing more than their instincts and the voices in their head. There are maybe five such superstars in the world and four of them are probably honest about it.   Those of us not blessed with

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NASDAQ:QQQ, NASDAQ:QQQQ, NYSE:DIA, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:SPY

Morning Call: Can the Market Break Out to New Highs This Week?

March 12th, 2012

Futures are slightly lower Monday morning, taking cues from overseas markets. A surprising China trade deficit and the wait for final approval of the Greek bailout have curtailed risk appetite slightly. Markets closed almost where they started last week, but Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NASDAQ:QQQQ, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:OIH, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XHB

Morning Call: Futures Fall Hard on Renewed Greece Concerns

March 6th, 2012

US stock futures are down are 0.9% Tuesday, following through on yesterday’s underlying weakness. The never-ending Greece saga is plaguing the market once again amid renewed concerns that the nation and its bondholders may not meet an Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NASDAQ:QQQQ, NYSE:DIA, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:OIH, NYSE:SPY

Robert Prechter: 2009 Lows Are on Their Way Back (SPY, QQQ, DIA, GLD, SLV)

March 5th, 2012

Where were you when stocks bottomed in March of 2009? As fate had it, I was in Denver debating whether or not the market could be Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NASDAQ:QQQQ, NYSE:DIA, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:SPY

Morning Call: Futures Slip as China Slashes Symbolic Growth Target

March 5th, 2012

US stock futures are lower Monday morning after China lowered its economic growth target. The symbolic 8% growth rate has been targeted for the past eight years in China, but over the weekend they lowered that rate to 7.5%. Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NASDAQ:QQQQ, NYSE:DIA, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:OIH, NYSE:SPY

Morning Call: European Growth Concerns Weigh on Futures

March 2nd, 2012

US stock futures point to a lower open after some soft news out of Europe raising some slow growth concerns. Yesterday’s action was impressive based on Wednesday’s distribution day as this market continues to be very resilient. Banks Read more…

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Morning Call: Market, Gold Looking to Shake Off Leap Day Selling

March 1st, 2012

Futures are bouncing a bit this morning after yesterday’s rare 2012 distribution day. When you get a “day to take notice” it is important to take note of the action over the next few sessions. Often they can lead to more weakness, but Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NASDAQ:QQQQ, NYSE:DIA, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SPY

Morning Call: Futures Climb After ECB Refinancing Operation

February 29th, 2012

Round two of cheap money from the ECB took place with high demand, and futures are slightly higher as a result. The take up was around 529.5 Euros, a bit more than expected. Some this say this is a sign of weakness, but I think these banks are just Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NASDAQ:QQQQ, NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY




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