Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:SPY’

Weak Earnings No Threat To Bull Market Thanks To Federal Reserve

August 29th, 2013

dollar ben bernanke: With the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average continuing to trend steadily higher, many investors are wondering if, after four and a half years, the bull market can continue. After all, the S&P 500 is outpacing profits at the Read more…


The Key Economic Report To Watch Now

August 21st, 2013

Dissecting The Irrational Enthusiasm For Stocks

August 13th, 2013

buyers and sellersDavid Fabian: The market is designed as a mechanism to humble even the most confident investor. At one point or another, we have all been caught up in the rapid groundswell of enthusiasm that supports any bull market. The fever, the euphoria, Read more…


ETF Deathwatch For August 2013: 57 ETPs With Less Than $2 Million

August 12th, 2013

etfs etfsRon Rowland:  ETF Deathwatch membership rolls declined by five for August and are now at their lowest level in fifteen months.  Eight new names joined the list while thirteen came off.  The count for August stands at 326, consisting of 218 ETFs Read more…


S&P 500 Index and Dow Jones Industrial Average Enters Major Correction Period

August 12th, 2013

market correction bearDavid Banister:  The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) has been on a tear since late 2012 with the S&P 500 bottoming at 1266. The rally though we have been charting out as part of a “Primary wave 3″ uptrend for this Bull market cycle from March 2009 Read more…


Three Unknown ETFs That Continue To Crush The S&P 500 ETF (SPY)

July 15th, 2013

ETFsThe ETF industry continues to grow exponentially and evolve. Total assets in US listed ETFs are close to $1.5 trillion, while the number of products is more than 1,480 now. However, the industry continues to be top-heavy.  Read more…


Why The Economic Warning Signs Can Actually Be Good News

July 15th, 2013

Wall street: You can relax. Contrary to what you might have heard, the Federal Reserve is not going to stop printing money anytime soon. Read more…


Aerial Bombs Ahead Says This Stock Bull

July 12th, 2013

Wall streetYves Lamoureux: We could not have been more ultra bullish on stocks (NYSEARCA:SPY) since the start of the year. We are now concerned, as we had stated, of a fast unwind of leveraged positions. We have correctly called the bond and gold crash. Read more…


Using ETFs To Replace Your Expensive Mutual Funds

July 10th, 2013

ETFsDennis Miller: In a recent issue of Money Forever we looked at when it might be appropriate to consider ETFs as replacements for mutual funds. The reason being that most mutual funds, even “no-load” funds, are filled with high fees and expense ratios Read more…


Globally ETFs and ETPs Had Outflows Of U.S. $3.98 Billion In June 2013

July 8th, 2013

etfs etfsGlobally ETFs and ETPs had outflows of US$3.98 billion in June 2013, their first net outflows in over two years. Assets invested globally in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) are at US$2.04 trillion, Read more…


Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs): The Reality Is They Work

June 28th, 2013

etfs etfsThe June swoon in the equity, bond, and commodity markets has just about every pundit weighing in on the price action of exchange-traded funds. I have seen these experts talk about the disconnect between an ETF’s current trading price and its intraday Read more…


Despite More Downside Risk, Stick With Stocks

June 25th, 2013

stock market tapeIn the past week, we’ve witnessed a violent shift in market sentiment amid fears of less monetary accommodation and more evidence of a slowing global economy. Read more…


A Negative Sign For The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY)?

June 14th, 2013

sellbuySince mid-April, one of the strongest industry sector ETFs in the market has been Market Vectors Semiconductor (NYSEARCA:SMH). We initially bought this ETF when it broke out back in April, sold into strength for a 9% gain several weeks later, Read more…


Five Rules Every ETF Investor Should Follow

June 13th, 2013

ETFsDavid Fabian: Exchange-traded funds have revolutionized the investment world over the last two decades by providing low-cost, diversified, liquid,and transparent offerings to everyday investors. They are some of the easiest ways to get Read more…


S&P 500 At The Risk Of A Trend Change

June 13th, 2013

technical chart lookThomas Carreno: The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) on the long term charts is at a potential turning point.  The quarterly price candlestick which ends in June 2013 is at risk of forming into a ‘shooting star’ candle stick with a long topping tail.  Read more…


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