October’s Upbeat Home Sales Good News For Bears?

solar-homesJohn Whitefoot: Good news is not always what it seems. On the surface, October’s new U.S. housing market sales numbers came in well above the forecast. But dig a little into the foundation of the report, and you’ll find more than a few reasons to be skeptical.
NYSE:DRV December 6, 2013 6:08pm

Direxion Announces Reverse and Forward Share Splits Of 9 ETFs

direxion_logoDirexion, a leader in alternative investment solutions, has announced it will execute reverse share splits for seven of its leveraged exchange-traded funds ("ETFs"), as well as forward share splits for another two leveraged ETFs. The total market value of the shares

NYSE:DRV August 19, 2013 2:38pm

3 ETFs To Bet Against A Top In Real Estate

real estateREITs performed quite well in the first four months of the year, as they were buoyed by strong demand for homes and surging confidence of investors on the sector. However, the sector suffered a huge sell-off in May, plunging close to double digits
NYSE:DRV July 29, 2013 1:11pm

Direxion Announces Reverse and Forward Share Splits of 9 ETFs

direxion_logoDirexion, a leader in alternative investment solutions, has announced it will execute reverse share splits for seven of its leveraged exchange-traded funds (“ETFs”), as well as forward share splits for another two leveraged ETFs.
NYSE:DPK July 24, 2013 1:36pm

5 Charts That Prove The Housing Recovery Is For Real

housing-etpBen Gersten: The housing market has rebounded in a big way, with home prices increasing the most since the housing bubble burst in 2006.
NYSE:DRN April 2, 2013 12:12pm

Is A Bubble Developing In Housing? SPDR S&P Homebuilders, Direxion Daily Real Estate Bear 3X ETF

housing4George Leong: Recently in these pages, I talked about how the government, the Treasury, and the Federal Reserve were creating an artificial economy that was supported by cheap money and low interest rates.
NYSE:DRV February 28, 2013 11:41am

Real Estate: The Housing Market’s Biggest Hurdle (IYR, XHB, RWX, XLF, DRV, DRN)

Shah Gilani:  Forget about optimistic headlines on the housing market.  Whether it's record low mortgage rates, improvement in the Case-Shiller Index, higher housing starts, or any other report,

NYSE:DRN March 24, 2012 8:18pm

Real Estate: Looking In On The Housing Disaster (XHB, ITB, LEN, KBH, DHI, TOL, PHM)

Jeff Harding: It would not surprise anyone that home prices are still falling, perhaps less, but they are still declining. The Case Shiller report for November 30, 2011 showed:
NYSE:DRN February 3, 2012 12:47pm

Four Paths To Real Estate Profits With ETFs (XHB, ITB, PKB, SRS, DRV, TOL, PHM, IYR, RWX, REZ, REM, AGZ)

Ron Rowland: I've spent my investment career following sector momentum, and it’s worked out pretty well. ETFs make it even better. Right now my indicators show a lot of short-term strength in real estate. Personally, I find it hard to believe the housing market has truly bottomed. My colleague
NYSE:DRV January 26, 2012 6:08pm

Housing Market: Why Things Will Get Much Worse For Real Estate (IYR, SRS, URE, DRV, DRN, XHB, GS)

Andrew Snyder: The nation's housing market is in shambles. But as Washington passes the buck to Wall Street, it's about to get even worse.  After nearly 10 years of government manipulation, the fate of the nation's housing market (NYSEARCA:IYR) once again lies in the hands of capitalism. We've gone
NYSE:DRN January 18, 2012 1:03pm

Like Clockwork, Another Year Brings Calls For Another Housing Market “BOTTOM” (XHB, IYR, SRS, DRN, PHM)

Mike Larson: What was one of the best performing sectors in late 2011 … and the first several days of 2012? Would you believe HOUSING?? The Philadelphia Housing Sector Index, or HGX plunged to 73.65 in October. But then it started rising, ultimately tagging 109.65 this week. That’s a gain of
NYSE:DRN January 13, 2012 4:06pm

Direxion Shares Executes Reverse Share Split Of Six ETFs; Record After The Close (DRV, EDC, FAS, LBJ, TMV, RUSL)

Direxion, a pioneer in providing alternative investment solutions to sophisticated investors, will execute a 1-for-5 reverse split of the shares of the Direxion Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares (NYSEARCA: DRV), Direxion Daily Emerging Markets Bull 3x Shares (NYSEARCA: EDC),
NYSE:DRV November 9, 2011 1:11pm

Obama’s Housing Plan: Subsidizing The Terminally Stupid (IYR, SRS, URE, DRV, DRN)

Martin Hutchinson: President Obama on Oct. 24 announced yet another housing bailout. This time, borrowers who are underwater by more than 25%, are on time with their payments, and have Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac mortgages dating before March 2009 will be allowed to refinance their home
NYSE:DRN November 7, 2011 10:58am

Three (3) Global Real Estate ETFs To Save Your Portfolio (RWX, VNQI, IFGL, IYR, DRV, URE)

Jared Cummans: The housing sector has been rather difficult to predict in the past few years. Once the U.S. housing bubble burst and the Great Recession began, investors pulled out of a number of domestic
NASDAQ:IFGL November 3, 2011 11:05pm

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