It’s almost impossible to find anyone who is long term bearish on the stock market or economy at this time. In the recent Barron’s poll every single analyst expected a rise in stock prices next year
So-called “inverse funds” are widely misunderstood and can be tricky to use, but these specialized investments have a place in most portfolios.
I’ve noted before that at intermediate turning points we will usually see breadth diverge from price.
When leveraged and inverse ETFs were first launched, many investors weren’t aware of the negative effects that daily rebalancing would have on the long-term performance of those ETFs
In a down week for indices world-wide, the top ETF gainers for the period were primarily short ETFs, with some strength in the energy sector evident. Oddly enough, following the widely
The Dow Jones Industrial Average has steadily risen approximately 14.5% from 9,985 on August 26th to a two year high of 11,434 yesterday, November 4th. It may be natural for investors to gain
While 2010 has to date been a relatively flat year for the developed market indices and some of the emerging markets are up big, like the Colombia stock market, there has definitely been some
Sophisticated investors interested in hedging their long only positions should keep their eyes on exchange traded funds the move downward while the rest of the market charges ahead.
During the recent financial collapse, the perpetual bears had their day, crowing about how they were right all along and the US was in for a cataclysmic crash. Their chorus grew especially loud
Four of Direxion’s 3X ETFs executed a 1-for-5 reverse split today, in the shares of the Direxion Daily Energy Bear 3x Shares (NYSE:ERY), Direxion Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares (NYSE:DRV)
Ever since the S&P 500 dipped below the landmark support at 1060, it has become increasingly evident that the Federal Reserve, along with hedge funds, institutions and banks have been keen on
Direxion, a pioneer in providing alternative investment strategies to sophisticated investors, will execute a 1-for-5 reverse split of the shares of the Direxion Daily Energy Bear 3x Shares
“From purely a monetary standpoint, splits — in either direction — are neutral. Many companies use splits in place of routine dividends, doling out small fractional shares, so that you effectively
Direxion, a pioneer in providing alternative investment strategies to sophisticated investors, announced today it will execute a 1-for-5 reverse split of the shares of the Direxion Daily Energy
I couldn’t help but notice the press release today on the reverse splits announced for 4 more leveraged ETFs