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Volatility ETPs: Where Are The Critics Now? (VXX, TVIX, VXZ, VIIX, VIXY)

October 3rd, 2011

This article was written by Paul Weisbruch, the VP of ETF/Options Sales and Trading at Street One Financial.

An interesting dynamic shift has occurred in the VIX Read more…

NYSE:CVOL, NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VIIX, NYSE:VIXY, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

First Trust Readies International “AlphaDex” ETFs (IWF, XLE, VWO, EEM, EFA, EWZ, FDM)

February 6th, 2011

Paul Weisbruch: In 2007, the ETF provider known as First Trust Portfolios launched their “AlphaDex” methodology, which in hindsight, proved to be well ahead of its time. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EFA, NYSE:EWZ, NYSE:FDM, NYSE:IWF, NYSE:VWO, NYSE:XLE

ETFs With Little Volume but Big Returns, Revisited (BAL, JJC, SGG, CUT, PHO, QQQQ, FVD, VSS, PAGG, FNI, PXR, GRU, FUE, IDU, VWO, EEM, DEM)

December 22nd, 2010

Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial: On March 24 of this year, we published an article to Minyanville titled “ETFs With Little Volume But Big Returnswhich highlighted ETFs and ETNs that Read more…

NASDAQ:PAGG, NASDAQ:QQQQ, NYSE:BAL, NYSE:CUT, NYSE:DEM, NYSE:EEM, NYSE:FNI, NYSE:FUE, NYSE:FVD, NYSE:GRU, NYSE:IDU, NYSE:JJC, NYSE:PHO, NYSE:PXR, NYSE:SGG, NYSE:VSS, NYSE:VWO

Activity In The U.S. Dollar ETF Surges As The Gold Rally Stalls (GLD, IAU, SGOL, UUP, RTH, XLY, XRT)

October 28th, 2010

On 10/18 we posted a note to our Seeking Alpha Instablog titled, “UUP and GLD, Like Looking In a Mirror?” Commenting on the recent price action and options markets activity in both ETFs. Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IAU, NYSE:RTH, NYSE:SGOL, NYSE:UUP, NYSE:XLY, NYSE:XRT

Talking ETF Liquidity, Flash Crash Fallout, And More With Paul Weisbruch (SPY, GLD, IWM)

August 31st, 2010

Paul Weisbruch is the VP of ETF/Options Sales and Trading at Street One Financial, a firm that specializes in educating, evaluating, and trading ETFs, equities, and options. He recently took time Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:SPY

Poor ETF Trade Execution Is A Commission (SPY, ONEQ, SCHF, SCHX, SCHB, SCHA, SCHE, SCHG, SCHV, SCHC)

July 21st, 2010

With all the media attention focused brokers offering “commission free” trading in specific ETFs, we decided to take a look at what commission free means to institutional and individual investors Read more…

NASDAQ:ONEQ, NYSE:SCHA, NYSE:SCHB, NYSE:SCHC, NYSE:SCHE, NYSE:SCHF, NYSE:SCHG, NYSE:SCHV, NYSE:SCHX, NYSE:SPY

Dollar Weakness Persists and The US Dollar ETF Options Activity Is Currently Divisive (UUP, UDN, FXE)

July 16th, 2010

In today’s S1F ETF Daily disseminated to trading clients, we note a continued fall in the U.S. Dollar (NYSE:UUP) (and strengthening Euro (NYSE:FXE), and we originally highlighted these moves in a Read more…

NYSE:FXE, NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP

Playing The Potential Upside In Oil-Related Equities In Emerging Markets (BP, RIG, HAL, EEO, VXX)

June 13th, 2010

On Wednesday June 9th, we updated our clients about a potential long oil (the commodity, not oil-related equities trade, and afterwards captured the gist of the idea here on our Seeking Alpha Read more…

NYSE:EEO, NYSE:VXX

The Low Down On Fund-of-Funds ETFs: Industry Pundits Explain

June 8th, 2010

Recently we published a piece on “ETF Mutual Funds”, which by design are structured as 1940 Act mutual funds, that own individual ETFs as opposed to equities or fixed income securities as their Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Tactical Sector Plays And Pairs Trade Possibilities Using PowerShares S&P Small Cap ETFs (SPY, IVV, RSP, RWL)

May 31st, 2010
Back on January 31 of this year, we published a piece on using market cap oriented S&P index ETFs alongside revenue weighted as well as equal weighted ETFs that are based on the same S&P indexes Read more…

NYSE:IVV, NYSE:RSP, NYSE:RWL, NYSE:SPY

ETF Mutual Funds: This Relatively New Way To Invest Is Tax Efficient, Transparent, And Generally Costs Less

May 18th, 2010

For decades, financial advisers and their legions of retail clients have generally preferred mutual funds as the investment option of choice for professional management of their assets. In recent Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Gaining ADR Exposure Through ETFs

April 12th, 2010

American depositary receipts have been around since the late 1920s and are, in essence, stocks that trade on the U.S. exchanges and represent a fixed number of shares in a corporation domiciled Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Move Over ‘Beta’ ETFs: Make Room for Alpha

April 11th, 2010

There’s a certain element out there in the investment community that believes that ETFs are supposed to be strictly low cost, plain vanilla, equity index funds, i.e. “cheap beta” products Read more…

NYSE:MCRO, NYSE:MNA, NYSE:QAI

ETFs With Little Volume But Big Returns

March 31st, 2010

If you speak to a product sales representative from an ETF issuer, you’ll likely hear a consistent message from him or her. And it’s not “if you build it, they will come,” but instead, “if there’s Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Dividend Based ETFs and New Options Listed on the S&P 500 Dividend Index

March 11th, 2010

A new tool for investors and traders will launch this Friday on the CBOE, options on the S&P 500 Dividend Index, ticker symbol DVS. Some may say “So what, is this really a new development Read more…

NYSE:DLN, NYSE:DTN, NYSE:DVY, NYSE:FVD, NYSE:PEY, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:VIG




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