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Nasdaq Drop Is A Major Buying Opportunity

April 15th, 2014

nasdaqJon Markman: Stocks have been under pressure in the past couple of weeks over concerns that central banks around the world are backing away from their commitment to monetary stimulus at a time when the global economy has still not sufficiently Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NYSE:XLK

Stay Hedged With Precious Metals Against Geopolitical Tensions and Monetary Policies

April 8th, 2014

gold and silver: It has been slightly more than two weeks since the price of gold soared to over $1380 an ounce on due to tensions between the US, Europe and Russia over Crimea. As to be expected the event did not escalate into a major global war Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV

Euro ETF Impact On Surprise ECB Rate Cut

November 11th, 2013

europeThe European Central Bank (ECB) surprised the global market on Thursday with its decision to cut its interest rates. The bank slashed its benchmark interest rate by a quarter percentage point to a record low 0.25% in order to support Euro zone growth. Read more…

NYSE:ERO, NYSE:FXE

Two Unresolved Issues Challenging The Case For European Stocks

September 12th, 2013

europeInvestors appear to be embracing Europe again. Flows into the region have increased in recent months on signs the eurozone economy is stabilizing. And as I wrote last month, I now believe that investors underweight European equities should raise Read more…

NYSE:FXE, NYSE:VGK

Has Hope Run Out For Eurozone ETFs?

June 21st, 2013

europe: The economic slowdown in the eurozone continues to take a toll on the global economy. It’s causing major economies like China to suffer severely due to anemic demand. Sadly, looking ahead, there’s really no light at the end Read more…

NYSE:EPV, NYSE:EWI

ECB Bond-Buying: The Rape of Europe Continues

November 12th, 2012

Jeff Nielson: In the summer of 2011, I wrote a four-part series entitled Economic Rape of Europe Nearly Complete”. In that extended piece; I detailed how the combination of three malevolent forces was decimating the economies of Europe one-by-one. Read more…

NYSE:IEV, NYSE:VGK

World Reserve Currency: Why The U.S. Dollar Is Under Attack

October 7th, 2012

Michael Snyder: Most Americans have no idea what a tremendous advantage the United States possesses by having the primary reserve currency of the world, Read more…

NYSE:AGQ, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IAU, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:UUP

SPDR Gold ETF Technicals Point To More Upside (GLD)

September 25th, 2012

Christian Magoon: The SPDR Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:GLD), has been on a roll lately as the Federal Reserve, European Central Bank, China and even the Bank of Japan have announced new liquidity moves over the last few months. Here’s the GLD performance breakdown Read more…

NYSE:GLD

QE4? Why The Wall Street Banks Will Still Want More

September 24th, 2012

QE3 has barely even started and some folks on Wall Street are already clamoring for QE4.  In fact, as you will read below, one equity strategist at Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Read more…

NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:TNA, NYSE:TZA, NYSE:XLF

Investing In Dividend ETFs: Want Super Yield? Try These (SDIV, DWX, BP, PG, REM, NLY, AGNC, CIM)

September 24th, 2012

Money Morning Staff: With the U.S. Federal Reserve intent on keeping interest rates low until at least late 2014, investing in dividend ETFs (exchange-traded funds) is necessary for income investors who are all but forced to consider asset classes Read more…

NYSE:DWX, NYSE:SDIV

Jim Rogers On QE3, Gold, Silver and Oil (GLD, SLV, USO, IAU, OIL, DBS)

September 18th, 2012

Diane Alter: The U.S. Federal Reserve is ready to launch a third round of quantitative easing, dubbed QE3 or QE Forever – but legendary investor Jim Rogers is shaking his head. Read more…

NYSE:DBS, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IAU, NYSE:OIL, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:USO

Are The Troubled European ETFs Back On Track? (GREK, EWP, EWI)

September 11th, 2012

Eric Dutram: This year hasn’t exactly been a great one to be heavily allocated to European ETFs or stocks, as worries over a euro breakup or continued recession have dashed hopes for growth and a return to normal in the region. Still, despite the gloom and doom Read more…

NYSE:EWI, NYSE:EWP, NYSE:GREK

European Central Bank Move: Is Mario Draghi’s Plan Inflationary? (EWI, EWP, EWG, VGK, EUO)

September 7th, 2012

Jeff Harding: The European Central Bank (ECB) has decided to bailout its bankrupt members, mainly Italy (NYSEARCA:EWI) and Spain (NYSEARCA:EWP), by buying their shorter-term bonds ( 1 to 3 years) with newly created money. The idea is to drive down Read more…

NYSE:EUO, NYSE:EWG, NYSE:EWI, NYSE:EWP, NYSE:VGK

The 8th Largest Economy In The World Is Being Overwhelmed By A Tsunami Of Debt (EWI, EWP, EWG, VGK, EUO)

September 6th, 2012

Guess who is going to need a bailout right after Spain (NYSEARCA:EWP)?  The Italian economy is the 8th largest economy on the entire planet and right now it is being absolutely overwhelmed by a tsunami of debt.  In an attempt to address this problem Read more…

NYSE:EUO, NYSE:EWG, NYSE:EWI, NYSE:EWP, NYSE:VGK

Expect A Stronger Dollar, More Volatility Heading Into September (UUP, UDN)

September 3rd, 2012

Elliott Gue: Recent economic data unambiguously shows that the European Union (EU) has slipped into a recession, with little sign that a turnaround will occur soon. Read more…

NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP




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