Stocks closed modestly higher on Thursday as volume fell to end the holiday shortened week. The markets gapped up at the open and spent the remainder of the day consolidating near session
As the energy sector remains attractive, many investors have rushed toward energy equities and energy ETFs, but the utility sector could be just as a good of a play for various reasons.
Over the past several weeks, major equity markets have been in a sideways range while precious metals have been making headlines with parabolic moves. However, almost unnoticed, a
Please see the right hand side of Scott’s Investments for the April update to the US and Global Sector ETF portfolios. I track the performance of each month’s portfolio as well as previous months’
I’ve been keeping a close eye on the Sector Rotation model and its bullish signals from the September 2010 market low (the onset of QE2 Rumors) and the model has held-up well.
The high cost of oil and the fast-rising price of gas is stimulating the markets this month – but in the wrong direction. To help investors who want to profit from and have a portfolio hedge from rising energy prices, MarketRiders (www.marketriders.com) is offering its own all-Exchange Traded Fund
Stocks moved higher Monday, but trade was light. The small-cap Russell 2000 and the S&P MidCap 400 led the rally, as both rose by 0.9% on the day. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P
Though the recent tax agreement between the Obama administration and Congressional Republicans was hailed as an historic compromise, there is no shortage of politicians and
With the S&P 500 batting up against new recovery highs, what does the short-term sector rotation/strength model show us? Good question!
When using tactical asset allocation and ETF rotation systems, does the number of ETFs an investor chooses from impact returns? In other words, will rotating between 5 ETFs under-perform a
Please see the right hand side of Scott’s Investments for the November update to the US Sector ETFs. I track the performance of each month’s portfolio as well as previous months’ performance.
As President Obama continues to place an importance on energy efficiency and lowering carbon emissions, demand for electric vehicles is expected to spike paving the path to prosperity for the
Please see the right hand side of Scott’s Investments for the October update to the US Sector ETFs. I track the performance of each month’s portfolio as well as previous months’ performance.
Back in April PowerShares came out with its lineup of Small Cap Sector ETFs, making it easier for small-cap investors to play certain sectors of the market. It’s a huge deal, and I recommend you
There was a time when the words “widows and orphans” pretty much defined utilities stocks. As well-regulated monopolies whose products were in constant and increasing demand, they provided