Another Defensive ETF That Failed Miserably To Do Its Job

GuggenheimRida MORWA:  Guggenheim Defensive Equity (NYSEARCA:DEF), at first glance, looks like the perfect ETF, positioned within the right sectors and with an investment strategy that seems logic to hedge against economic downturns.
NYSE:DEF January 19, 2016 4:49pm

Defensive Equity ETFs For Turbulent Times [iShares S&P Growth Allocation Fund (ETF), iShares Trust]

new etfsDavid Fabian: Investors that are concerned about the recent volatility in the stock market may want to consider looking at conservative equity strategies to protect their assets. There are a number of ETFs
NYSE:AOR May 2, 2014 9:43am

Should Investors Leave Auto Stocks Behind This Spring? [Ford Motor Company, Tesla Motors Inc, General Motors Company]

automobileJohn Whitefoot: According to Wall Street, the cold winter weather is responsible for holding back an economy that’s just itching to take hold. And as we’ve recently learned, when it comes to poor earnings
NYSE:DEF March 9, 2014 10:53pm

January Auto Sales Point To Bleak Future For U.S. Economy [Ford Motor Company, General Motors Company, Toyota Motor Corp (ADR)]

automobileJohn Whitefoot: Despite assurances from analysts, economists, and central bankers, the U.S. economy isn’t faring so well—and the markets are finally beginning to see what we’ve been warning
NYSE:DEF February 5, 2014 11:26am

Icahn Enterprises LP(IEP): It Pays To Watch Insiders, Especially Carl Icahn

icahn: Dozens of academic studies and more than two decades of personal experience have demonstrated that there is no better “heads-up” in the stock market than top executives and directors piling into their
NYSE:CZA October 2, 2013 11:00am

3 Defensive Plays For The Fiscal Cliff Fakeout (BLV, DEF, BTAL)

Daniela Pylypczak: After what seemed like endless months of frustrating negotiations, Congress finally signed off on a last minute deal cobbled together by Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Vice President Joe Biden. For the first time in nearly two decades, income-tax rates for those earning over $450,000 were raised.
NYSE:BLV January 11, 2013 4:05pm

A Look At Some Defensive Equity ETFs For Earnings Season (SPLV, DEF, BTAL, SPY)

Stoyan Bojinov: Corporate earnings season is upon us once again and many investors are likely looking for ways to favorably position themselves in anticipation of volatility. With major equity indexes

NYSE:BTAL April 12, 2012 11:48pm

Large Cap ETFs: Studs and Duds (IVE, RSP, DEF, SPGH)

Jared Cummans: This year started off strong, as it looked like the economic recovery was finally gaining some steam. Major indexes trended upwards for the first seven months of the year, with the S&P 500 hitting 1,370 at its peak. It marked good progress as we exited the “Lost Decade” where most indexes finished where they
NYSE:DEF September 26, 2011 12:41pm

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