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This Rising Rates ETF Might Not Be The Hedge You Think It Is (FDRR)


As expected, the Fed kept interest rates where they were at their quarterly meeting this week. The financial markets dipped modestly on the news but quickly rebounded to finish little changed on the day.

NYSE:FDRR September 24, 2017 8:16am

Spain ETF In Focus Amid Catalan Independence Vote (EWP)

From Tyler Durden: Spain found itself on the verge of a full-blown sovereign crisis on Saturday, after the "rebel region" of Catalonia rejected giving more control to the central government in defiance of authorities in Madrid who are trying to suppress an independence referendum on Oct. 1.
NYSE:EWP September 24, 2017 8:11am

Hedge Funds Get Ultra Bullish On Metals (XME)

From Zacks: Metals are riding high on favorable demand-supply dynamics and a subdued greenback. Powershares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund (UUP - Free Report) is off about 9.7% so far this year and has lost about 1% in the last one month (as of Sep 19, 2017). Since most commodities are priced in the greenback, a dip in the U.S. dollar bodes well for metal investing.
NYSE:XME September 24, 2017 8:02am

OPEC Meeting Fails To Inspire Oil Prices (USO)

From Tom Kool: Oil prices firmed up this week, holding onto gains ahead of OPEC's monitoring meeting on Friday.
NYSE:USO September 24, 2017 7:11am

The Best High Dividend Names To Target For Fall (VYM)

From Contrarian Outlook: Dividend and growth fanatics have argued tooth-and-nail about who backs the superior strategy for decades. But time and time again, deep research shows that investors like you and I that prefer collecting quarterly checks come out on top.
NYSE:VYM September 24, 2017 7:07am

After The Big Recent Bounce, An Oil Price Correction Is Due (USO)

From SCS OTC Corp: Oil markets appeared to be firing on all cylinders this week. Flat price brent reached a 5-month high on Friday at $56.91 and is +28% since June, Brent Dec'17/Jun'18 reached a 7-month high and Dated vs. Front Line Brent traded to its highest mark since mid-2014.
NYSE:USO September 23, 2017 6:34am

Why Gold’s Pullback Is A Buying Opportunity (GLD)

From Mike Burnick: Our Edelson Institute cycles forecasts are right on -- again. Earlier this year, they signaled the recent gold surge.
NYSE:GLD September 23, 2017 6:31am

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) Ekes Out Small Gains For The Week

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From Jill Mislinski: The S&P opened Friday below its Thursday close and oscillated around the same point until about 2pm. The index closed the day with a gain of 0.06% and a week-over-week gain of 0.08%. The index is up 11.76% YTD.
NYSE:SPY September 23, 2017 6:25am

U.S. Households Are Loaded Up With Stocks (VTI)

From Dana Lyons: The percentage of financial assets that households currently have invested in stocks has only been exceeded by the 2000 bubble.
NYSE:VTI September 23, 2017 6:22am

Timing Looks Right To Buy Gold Miners (GDX)

From Franklin Templeton Investments: Here, Franklin Equity Group's Steve Land, vice president and portfolio manager, Franklin Gold and Precious Metals Fund, digs deeper into industry fundamentals that he thinks make for an attractive longer-term investment case for gold or gold stocks.
NYSE:GDX September 23, 2017 6:19am

All Major Indicators Still Bullish For The S&P 500 (SPY)

From Larry McMillan: The S&P 500 (SPX) had made either new intraday all-time highs or closing all-time highs for eight consecutive trading days until yesterday, September 21st, when it did not.
NYSE:SPY September 22, 2017 12:38pm

The iShares Small Cap ETF (IJR) Is Rapidly Catching Up To IWM

Today's move higher in equities has propelled the Russell 2000 and related tracker ETFs such as the $40.3 billion IWM (iShares Russell 2000, Expense Ratio 0.20%) to new all-time highs.
NYSE:IJR September 22, 2017 12:29pm

Investors Flocking To The VanEck Semiconductor ETF (SMH)

Analyst/ETF Trader Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today notes overall slow money flows as fall begins, solid inflows to a popular semiconductor ETF, and new all-time highs for small cap funds.
NYSE:SMH September 22, 2017 12:22pm

What Can Football Teach Us About Investing? (IVV)

From BlackRock: Rick Rieder and Russ Brownback, from the BlackRock Fundamental Fixed Income Team, look to the investment lessons that can be derived from Super Bowl 51 odds making, and particularly that when judged appropriately, prices can contain more valuable information than does "the news."
NYSE:IVV September 22, 2017 11:38am

Exploring Higher-Yield Alternatives To The iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF (PFF)

From Contrarian Outlook: Preferred stocks often pay high-single-digit yields, with far less risk than their similar-yielding "common" stock cousins. While many 5% and 6% common payers are yield traps with broken business models, it is possible to find preferred payouts at these levels that are perfectly secure.
NYSE:PFF September 22, 2017 11:17am

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