Sudden Market Pullback Puts Leveraged Bear Funds In Focus

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We are seeing what looks like a “Sell The Dip” effect in equity markets in early trading on Wednesday, as the DJIA violated its 20 day SMA throughout the day, and most importantly on the close (by nearly 200 points).
NYSE:SPXU March 22, 2017 11:55am

Bullish Oil Funds Hammered As Crude Suffers Another Big Loss

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From Tyler Durden: After a sizable build in crude and draw in gasoline overnight from API, WTI and RBOB are lower (legged down on Libya production news).
NYSE:UCO

Oil Prices Tumble Again, As Saudi Production Ramps Up

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From Tyler Durden: Just as WTI was trying to record its first increase in 6 days, the latest, March, OPEC monthly report was released which revealed something surprising: while secondary sources claimed that Saudi Arabia production declined by 68kbpd to 9.797mmbpd, according to Saudi's own numbers, the kingdom ramped up production in February by a whopping 263kpb, back over 10 million barrels per day.
NYSE:UCO March 14, 2017 9:32am

Bearish Utilities Bets Bring Non-Traditional ETFs Into Focus

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The Utilities sector regains our focus again today, as we had previously mentioned the presence of downside put buyers in the largest Utility sector oriented fund XLU (SPDR Utilities Select Sector, Expense Ratio 0.15%, $6.8 billion in AUM) which involved the March 49 strikes prior to the end February.
NYSE:SDP March 7, 2017 11:47am

Profit From Plunging Oil Prices With These Inverse ETFs

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From John Ross Crooks III: Last week, a Reuters article suggested that OPEC production cuts would bring global crude oil supplies out of storage and onto the market.
NYSE:SCO March 6, 2017 9:54am

Financial ETFs Are Breaking Out To Hugely Bullish Levels

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From Corey Rosenbloom: Financials! We’re seeing financial stocks – seen fastest by the XLF Sector ETF – surge this week on a major breakout.
NYSE:FAS March 2, 2017 7:11am

Direxion To Complete Stock Splits On Several High-Performing Funds Soon

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In conjunction with a number of just-announced reverse splits for some price-challenged leveraged funds, ETF issuer Direxion will also perform traditional splits on several other ETFs that have seen huge price gains lately.
NYSE:SPXL March 1, 2017 11:06am

Direxion Announces A Number Of Reverse Splits For Its Leveraged ETFs

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ETF issuer Direxion announced it will complete reverse splits for a number of its leveraged funds this spring, including a couple of very popular gold mining ETFs.
NYSE:JNUG

Big Money Is Betting On A Renewed Bounce For Natural Gas Funds

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today focuses on relentless upside bets on financials, as well as major bets rolling in hoping for a big bounce in natural gas prices.
NYSE:UGAZ February 23, 2017 12:34pm

Analyst: Expect Even More Losses For The Euro This Year

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From Boris Schlossberg: To understand just how political currency markets have become, one needs to only look at the euro. Indeed, the currency is enjoying some of the best economic growth in years, yet remains mired within a few pennies of multi-decade lows.
NYSE:EUO February 22, 2017 6:24am

Leveraged Inverse Oil ETNs In Focus As Bullish Oil Funds Lose Assets

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In our fund flows recap today we mention evident position trimming in the two largest “Crude Oil” trackers in ETP land.
NYSE:DWT February 21, 2017 12:12pm

China’s Surge Brings Leveraged Bull Funds Into Focus

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today looks at a couple of China-focused funds that are performing very well, yet still not seeing major inflows for some reason.
NYSE:YINN February 15, 2017 12:26pm

Investors Are Buying Volatility ETPs, Despite Never-Ending Losses

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today points out continued interest in the largest gold fund, volatility-linked ETPs seeing interest despite horrendous performance, and more.
NYSE:UVXY February 14, 2017 1:11pm

Bond ETFs Back In Focus With Rates On The Decline

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To say that Treasury Bonds, especially longer durations, took a beating following Trump’s election to the Presidency last November is probably an understatement.
NYSE:TBT February 8, 2017 12:18pm

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