Posts Tagged ‘Eric Dutram’

Protect Your Portfolio With These Utility ETFs

October 7th, 2014

utility 300X600Eric Dutram:  There is no question any more, markets are on a shaky footing. Seemingly every sector is facing some degree of weakness, while concerns are building about global growth and the impact of a strong dollar as well. Read more…


ETF Impact On Russian Sanctions and Malaysian Plane Crash

July 18th, 2014

etfs etfsEric Dutram: Thursday was a volatile session for the markets as major benchmarks finished the day in the red. The S&P 500 was down more than 1% on the day, while volume was elevated too. However, the reason for the big swing wasn’t due to earnings Read more…


Impressive Mid Cap ETFs To Buy Now

July 14th, 2014

ETFsIf there is one part of the market that is always overlooked by investors, it is certainly mid caps. This capitalization level is passed over by investors looking for growth, while it is also shunned by those seeking stability in their equity portfolios. Read more…


Negative Interest Rates Put These European ETFs In Focus

June 11th, 2014

europeIn the European Central Bank’s latest meeting, they delivered another bout of firepower in their ongoing attempt to get Europe out of its malaise and prevent deflation from creeping back into the picture. Among its latest measures, the ECB announced Read more…


Inside The Volatility ETF Crash: Is A Rebound Coming?

June 9th, 2014

technical bounceDespite a GDP contraction, extreme measures by the ECB, and just good (not great) jobs numbers, U.S. stocks continue to slowly march higher. In fact, the S&P 500 hovering around 1,950, putting the key American benchmark within striking distance of the psychologically Read more…


ETFs To Invest Like Jim Rogers

June 3rd, 2014

jim rogersJim Rogers, the legendary investor best known for his commodity prowess, books, and work with the Quantum Fund, is back in the news discussing his latest investment picks. Per usual, Rogers is looking at emerging markets, and also to nations Read more…


Top ETF Picks That Are Trading Below $20

May 13th, 2014

new etfsMany investors have a strong preference for stocks that are below $20 a share. As a small investor myself, I can definitely relate. It can feel a little embarrassing almost to tell people that you only have two shares of this or four shares of that, even if you are putting Read more…


Corporate Bond ETF For Investors To Consider

May 6th, 2014

corporate bondThanks to rock-bottom interest rate of government backed bonds which offer safe haven opportunities, the U.S. corporate bond market has been on a rocky path as these normally yield higher than their Fed cousins. Also, a slow-but-steady U.S. market recovery Read more…


Financial ETFs To Watch On Bank Earnings

May 6th, 2014

financial banksThe financial sector, which accounts for around one-fifth of the S&P 500 index, had an outstanding 2013.  An improved asset market and sound balance sheet primarily helped the sector regain its ground lost five years bank in recession. Read more…


Smart Way To Play The Technology Sector With ETFs

May 4th, 2014

technology-etfThe technology sector delivered a stellar performance last year, but has been unable to provide meaningful support to earnings growth of the S&P 500 index of late, despite being the second Read more…


What Lies Ahead For The Platinum ETF

May 4th, 2014

platinum11After some rough trading last year, many commodities are seeing a nice comeback. In fact, commodities have outperformed equities to start the year for the first time in a while. Read more…


Recession Proof Sector ETFs For This Shaky Market

May 4th, 2014

etfsAfter a tremendous stock market rally in 2013, risk-off trade sentiment has taken the front seat in 2014. Nagging geo-political risks related to the Ukraine and Russia issue, Fed’s gradual withdrawal Read more…


What Lies Ahead For Technology ETFs?

May 4th, 2014

ETFsThe technology sector has seen terrible trading over the past few weeks on growing concerns over valuation and future earnings growth. In fact, the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index fell Read more…


Nickel ETFs Rally On Russian Concerns and Indonesia Ban

May 2nd, 2014

Nickel ETNWhile 2014 brought bad news for broad stock markets thanks to uneasiness over the QE taper and the resultant emerging markets concerns, geo-political issues and over valuation in stock markets, Read more…


Time To Flee The Vietnam ETF?

April 30th, 2014

VietnamThe Vietnam ETF was the second worst performer last week in the emerging market pack behind only the VelocityShares Russia Select DR ETF (RUDR). This was in sharp contrast to its extremely impressive performance in the first-two-and half months of the year Read more…


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