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Technology ETF Not Living Up To Expectations (XLK)

technology-etfThe TECH BUBBLE is still a bad memory in investors minds, but many analysts have been predicting strong years ahead for technology stocks.  As the market pulls back investors will look for opportunity's  in the technology sector. 
NYSE:XLK June 23, 2009 9:50am

WallachBeth Capital Beefs Up Top Ranks

Institutional brokerage firm WallachBeth Capital has hired Stephen Markowitz as a managing director. FULL STORY
ETF BASIC NEWS June 23, 2009 8:34am

Don’t Ignore Indonesia

The world's third-largest democracy boasts a strong economy and a near-term catalyst for further gains, writes Carl T. Delfeld of Chartwell ETF Global Report. One country often overlooked by investors is Indonesia. This is unfortunate given that it has the world’s fourth largest population, is the world’s largest Muslim country and is the world’s third largest democracy. (India and the United States are the two largest—Editor.) FULL STORY
ETF BASIC NEWS June 23, 2009 8:33am

Regional Banks: ETF or a Mutual Fund?

As the beat-up banking sector regains its footing, investors are using funds like FBR Small Cap Financial(FBRSX Quote) and iShares Dow Jones U.S. Regional Banks(IAT Quote) to get back in action. FULL STORY
ETF BASIC NEWS June 23, 2009 8:32am

Daily Stock Market Update

The S&P 500 cash index (SPX) fell steeply and broke down below the lows of the previous 16 trading days. This breakdown was confirmed by similar breakdowns for the Dow-Jones Industrials and Transportation Averages. FULL STORY
ETF BASIC NEWS June 23, 2009 8:31am

Chart Presentation: Theme Components

We start out today with a chart comparison of China’s Shanghai Composite Index, a technical indicator (MACD) for crude oil futures, the gold etf (GLD), and the ratio between the Amex Oil Index (XOI) and the S&P 500 Index (SPX). FULL STORY
ETF BASIC NEWS June 23, 2009 8:29am

ETF Criticism: Is It Founded?

Exchange traded funds (ETFs) have been the subject of increasing criticism lately. What’s going on, and are the criticisms founded? Leveraged products, says John Spence for MarketWatch, have been the biggest target. Leveraged and inverse ETFs allow investors to maximize the market’s movements by one, two or three times FULL STORY
ETF BASIC NEWS June 23, 2009 8:28am

What It Will Take for Netherlands ETF to Bounce Back

Crippled by low international trade, Netherlands’ economy, and related exchange traded fund (ETF), may be in for a prolonged and deeper recession than previously thought. FULL STORY
ETF BASIC NEWS June 23, 2009 8:27am

iShares performance will have caught others’ eyes

On Tuesday, reports broke that Barclays had entered into exclusive talks to sell most of its iShares business to private equity group CVC Partners--Barclays has since confirmed the news but we are still awaiting the final details. Initial reports indicate the total value of the iShares business at around £3.3 billion to £3.5 billion. Barclays will retain around a 20% stake in iShares through warrants and will be retaining the securities lending business that was previously bundled up with the group FULL STORY
ETF BASIC NEWS June 23, 2009 8:26am

Knight Capital Group Expands ETF Capabilities, Adds Sales and Trading Staff

JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Knight Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NITE) today announced an expansion of exchange-traded fund (ETF) capabilities with the hiring of a team led by Managing Directors Reginald M. Browne, Eric D. Lichtenstein and Darren J. Taube. The ETF team is comprised of a total of thirteen sales and trading staff in Jersey City and two in London. FULL STORY
ETF BASIC NEWS June 23, 2009 8:25am

iShares Beats Global-X to Peru ETF

iShares surprised the market on Monday with the launch of the first US listed Peru ETF. Global-X investments - the niche firm who listed the US's first Columbia offering - was expected to be first to market. FULL STORY
ETF BASIC NEWS June 23, 2009 8:24am

FTSE teams up with Record to launch currency index series

FTSE has teamed up with specialist currency investment manger Record to launch a range of currency indices FULL STORY
ETF BASIC NEWS June 23, 2009 8:23am

UPDATE:Taiwan, Hong Kong Bourses To Start Cross-Listing ETFs In Jul

TAIPEI -(Dow Jones)- Hong Kong and Taiwan will likely begin cross-listing exchange-traded funds as soon as July, Taiwan Stock Exchange executives said Tuesday. FULL STORY
ETF BASIC NEWS June 23, 2009 8:21am

The 10 Hottest Commodities of 2009

An interesting slideshow here via CNBC.com showing the 10 best performing commodities year to date; what I like about this is it shows not just the physical commodity, but the ETF that most closely links to said commodity - and the difference in performance between the physical and ETF. FULL STORY
ETF BASIC NEWS June 23, 2009 8:20am

Tuesday Outlook: Commodities, Global Markets

The rollover in the McClellan Summation Index probably indicates a temporary top is in. Does that mean we drop like a stone? Probably not despite the negative 200 point DJIA day. Will we get just a tiresome trading range? Possibly. But, we have the end of month and quarter in front of us with earnings beginning next month. Perhaps bulls will see more green shoots, or not. It just doesn’t seem many folks are involved in markets beyond Da Boyz. FULL STORY
ETF BASIC NEWS June 23, 2009 8:19am

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