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US and Global ETF Sector Portfolio for July (XLB, XLE, XLV, XLF, XLY, IXJ, KXI, IXC)

July 7th, 2011

Please see the right hand side of Scott’s Investments for the July update to the US and Global Sector ETF portfolios. I track the performance of each month’s portfolio as well as previous months’ performance. A summary of the data is listed below, including the percent each ETF is above/below Read more…

NYSE:IYJ, NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLF, NYSE:XLV, NYSE:XLY

International ETF Portfolio For June (EUM, UUP, UDN)

June 9th, 2011

Each month I update a momentum based ranking system of individual country ETFs.  Historical studies have shown that momentum based strategies have performed well over time; thus, each Read more…

NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP

Relative Strength ETF Portfolio For June – Exiting Commodities (VNQ, XLU, PCY, TLT, WIP, LSC, GLD, DBC)

June 7th, 2011

This month’s ETFReplay.com Relative Strength ETF Portfolio has some very interesting changes.  The entire portfolio is turning over, all 4 positions from last month are being sold in favor of 4 new Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

ETF Strategy: Is It Time To Buy, Sell, or Hold? (SH, SPY, EFA, EEM, IWM, SHY)

June 1st, 2011

I have previously detailed multiple methods for hedging equity portfolios using ETFs.  During periods of market drawdowns or corrections, it is helpful to ask yourself if “now” is the time to Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EFA, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:SH, NYSE:SHY, NYSE:SPY

4 Methods To Hedge An Equity Portfolio (BND, DBC, VEU, VNQ, VTI, SH, SPY, SHY)

March 23rd, 2011

Market volatility and drawdowns remind us of the role “hedging” can have in portfolios.  Hedging in its simplest form is purchasing securities in order to reduce portfolio risk. The purchased securities Read more…

NYSE:DBC, NYSE:VEU, NYSE:VNQ

Ranking 60 International ETFs

March 16th, 2011

Given the recent volatility in equity markets and turmoil in Japan, I thought it would be helpful to review the recent performance of 60 international ETFs.  The list of 60 international ETFs was Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

US and Global Sector ETF Portfolios For March (XLB, XLE, XLI, EXI, IXC, MXI)

March 2nd, 2011
Please see the right hand side of Scott’s Investments for the March update to the US and Global Sector ETF portfolios. I track the performance of each month’s portfolio as well as previous Read more…

NYSE:EXI, NYSE:IXC, NYSE:MXI, NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLI

Creating a Commission Free ETF Portfolio – The TD Ameritrade Portfolio

February 16th, 2011

I am cheap and hate paying commissions. It is now possible to avoid commissions as several online brokers have begun offering commission free ETF trades.  Over the next week I will Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

ETF Replay Portfolio For February (XLE, VBR, SPY, DBA, SCZ)

February 4th, 2011

I previously detailed here and here how an investor can use ETF Replay to screen for best performing ETFs based on momentum and volatility. Since I first wrote the articles, some of ETF Read more…

NYSE:DBA, NYSE:SCZ, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:VBR, NYSE:XLE

A Basic ETF Timing Portfolio For February (BND, DBC, VEU, VNQ, VTI)

February 2nd, 2011
In July 2009 I profiled a momentum based ETF portfolio. In an effort to be more user friendly and provide out of sample results, I track this portfolio (and others) monthly on

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NYSE:BND, NYSE:DBC, NYSE:VEU, NYSE:VNQ, NYSE:VTI

A Basic ETF Market Timing Portfolio For January (BND, DBC, VEU, VNQ, VTI)

January 3rd, 2011
In July 2009 I profiled a momentum based ETF portfolio. In an effort to be more user friendly and provide out of sample results, I track this portfolio (and others) monthly on my blog using Google Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:DBC, NYSE:VEU, NYSE:VNQ, NYSE:VTI

An ETF Strategy For December (PFF, SDY, SPY, SCZ, XLE, RWX, VBR)

December 2nd, 2010
I previously detailed here and here how an investor can use ETF Replay to screen for best performing ETFs based on momentum and volatility. Users can set up their own portfolios, track Read more…

NYSE:PFF, NYSE:RWX, NYSE:SCZ, NYSE:SDY, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:VBR, NYSE:XLE

Basic Market Timing Portfolio for December (BND, DBC, VEU, VNQ, VTI)

December 2nd, 2010
previously detailed some basic portfolios as well as trading ideas. In an effort to be more user friendly, I track the portfolios monthly on my blog using Google Docs. One portfolio consists of 5 Read more…

NYSE:BND, NYSE:DBC, NYSE:VEU, NYSE:VNQ, NYSE:VTI

Two Relative Strength ETF Portfolios For November (PFF, SDY, SPY, SCZ)

November 2nd, 2010

I previously detailed here and here how an investor can use ETF Replay to screen for best performing ETFs based on momentum and volatility. Users can set up their own portfolios, Read more…

NYSE:PFF, NYSE:SCZ, NYSE:SDY, NYSE:SPY

International ETF Portfolio For November (ECH, GXG, THD, EPU, TUR, EFA, EEM, IDX, EWJ)

November 2nd, 2010

Below is a table in order of the sum of the 3, 6, and 12 month returns for a diverse list of individual country ETFs. Each column represents returns for various time frames and the percent each ETF is Read more…

NYSE:ECH, NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EFA, NYSE:EPU, NYSE:EWJ, NYSE:GXG, NYSE:IDX, NYSE:THD, NYSE:TUR




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