October’s Upbeat Home Sales Good News For Bears?

solar-homesJohn Whitefoot: Good news is not always what it seems. On the surface, October’s new U.S. housing market sales numbers came in well above the forecast. But dig a little into the foundation of the report, and you’ll find more than a few reasons to be skeptical.
NYSE:DRV December 6, 2013 6:08pm

Profiting On Existing U.S. Home Sales Whether They Soar or Sour

real estate: When it comes to the U.S. housing market, everything may look perfect on the surface, with homes being swept up at a rapid pace. However, this could all fall apart with the answer to one simple question: do existing-home sales numbers
NYSE:IYR September 23, 2013 4:53pm

3 ETFs To Bet Against A Top In Real Estate

real estateREITs performed quite well in the first four months of the year, as they were buoyed by strong demand for homes and surging confidence of investors on the sector. However, the sector suffered a huge sell-off in May, plunging close to double digits
NYSE:DRV July 29, 2013 1:11pm

Will The U.S. Housing Market See A Period of Stress Ahead?

residential real estate: The housing market in the U.S. economy has gained a significant amount of attention. Even my old friend, Mr. Speculator, who likes to make big bets for bigger gains, told me it’s a good time to buy a house, saying “the prices are cheap,
NYSE:IYR June 27, 2013 12:05pm

Is A Bubble Developing In Housing? SPDR S&P Homebuilders, Direxion Daily Real Estate Bear 3X ETF

housing4George Leong: Recently in these pages, I talked about how the government, the Treasury, and the Federal Reserve were creating an artificial economy that was supported by cheap money and low interest rates.
NYSE:DRV February 28, 2013 11:41am

Real Estate ETFs: Should You Dump Your REITs Now? (IYR, REK)

Mike Larson:  Right here in Money and Markets — in May 2007 — I issued one of my most important and prescient warnings ever. I proclaimed the multi-year run in the real estate investment trusts, or REITs, over. And I told you … in no uncertain terms … to dump every last
NYSE:IYK June 17, 2011 12:57pm

Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: KB Home, PulteGroup, ProShares Short Real Estate and UltraShort Real Estate ProShares (KBH, PHM, REK, SRS)

Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: KB Home (NYSE: KBH), PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM), ProShares Short Real Estate (NYSE: REK) and
NYSE:REK July 30, 2010 9:09pm

Wednesday, June 9th ETF Movers: ROB, IIH, EVX, IFNA, UBD, REK

In trading on Wednesday, the CLAYMORE/ROBB Report Global Luxury (ROB) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 3.14% on the day. Also up for the day are the Internet Infrastructure HOLDRS ETF (IIH) up 2.8%, Market Vectors
NASDAQ:IFNA June 9, 2010 4:41pm

These New ETFs Offer Interesting Opportunities That Have Been Previously Unavailable To Investors

New Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) come to market all the time while others die quiet deaths.  With the coming of spring,  several new ETFs have bloomed and now offer interesting opportunities that
NASDAQ:CU March 29, 2010 2:48pm

ProShares Launches First Single Inverse ETFs on China, Real Estate and Basic Materials Indexes Expands Nation’s Only Lineup of Single Inverse Equity and Fixed Income ETFs To 14

ProFunds Group, the world’s largest manager of leveraged and inverse funds,1 announced today that it is launching the first ETFs offering single inverse exposure to equity indexes on China, the U.S. Real Estate and the
NYSE:DDG March 18, 2010 11:21am

ProShares Set To Begin Trading The Short Real Estate ETF (REK) Tomorrow March 18

ProShares will begin trading their Short Real Estate ETF (REK) tomorrow March 18th. The ProShares Short Real Estate (the “Fund”) will seek investment results for a single day only, not for
NYSE:REK March 17, 2010 10:34am

ProShares Files For Short Real Estate ETF (REK)

ProShares has filed paperwork with the SEC for a Short Real Estate ETF (REK). The ProShares Short Real Estate (the “Fund”) will seek investment results for a single day only, not for longer periods
NYSE:REK March 11, 2010 12:08pm

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