P&A Retirement Plan Services Breaks the ETF Barrier

P&A Retirement Plan Services breaks the ETF barrier that has long existed inside employer sponsored retirement plans by announcing a program that finally allows participants of defined contribution plans to buy and sell ETFs like mutual funds, without the performance drag associated with other ETF offerings. “For plan sponsors and advisors who have been searching […]

iShares Files For Active Leveraged Currency ETF; the Shares will be listed on NYSE Arca under the symbol “ALT.”

Investment Objective; Strategies The investment objective of the Trust will be to maximize absolute returns from its portfolio of foreign currency forward contracts and exchange-traded futures contracts that may involve commodities, currencies, interest rates and certain eligible stock or bond indices while seeking to reduce the risks and volatility inherent in those investments by taking […]

Stocks Rally On Building Data

Improved builder sentiment, Lowe’s earnings re-start U.S. markets. Analyst Bove thinks bank could triple; . Bank stocks jumped ahead of the market on Monday but you haven’t missed the real rally yet, according to one well-known analyst. Richard Bove, of Rochdale Research, thinks bank stocks could triple from current levels as the industry, bolstered by […]

Gold Trust ETF (GLD) Looking to Rally

Gold – it is the yellow precious metal once used as a primary form of currency for thousands of years. It is durable, liquid and almost indestructible. Historically, investors have fled unstable markets in search of reliable sources of value and stability, which can generally be achieved by investing in this precious metal. For those […]

How To Construct A Portfolio With ETFs

When you are constructing or re-organizing your portfolio, exchange traded funds (ETFs) are easy to use and offer much more than a traditional mutual fund. In general, individual investors are often ill-equipped to evaluate the prospective success of an actively managed fund, because of the lack of transparency in most mutual funds. Holdings are required […]

Don’t Let Dying ETFs Snare You

The popularity of exchange-traded funds has hardly wavered, even through the depths of the bear market. As a result, you can seemingly find a new fund anywhere you look. But in a sign of the times, some ETFs have decided to pull the plug after failing to attract a big following from investors. A major […]