As we reach the middle of December, equities have settled down from their surging trend at the beginning of the month. While major indexes hit highs for the year, many investors were bullish
So far this week we have been seeing fear creep in the equities market. This Wednesday we started to see fear (green indicator) reach a level which tells me to start looking for the market to
All five major indices closed down on Wednesday. The session opened flat and stocks rallied until the 11:00 am reversal period. The market spent the remainder of the day in a stair step descent.
Investment Strategy: (NYSE:GTAA) is an actively-managed ETF that tries to achieve capital growth regardless of market direction, through investments in equities, fixed-income,
In trading Wednesday, the PowerShares DB Agriculture Short ETN (NYSE:ADZ) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 5.49% on the day. Also up on the day are the
As the ETF lineup continues to expand at a breakneck pace, the pipeline continues to fill with innovative ideas that could make 2011 yet another active year on the product development front.
In our previous essay we’ve covered the situation on the gold market, however since rallies (and declines) often correspond to the rallies (and declines) in the mining stocks, this time we will focus
The subject of the VIX and Treasury yields is one I have probably not explored in sufficient detail in this space, so with some recent developments, this seems like a good time to dive into that
Van Eck (Market Vectors) has filed paperwork with the SEC for a “Market Vectors Fixed Income II ETF.” The Market Vectors Fixed Income II ETF will seek to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and
The ‘back to school’ rally in stocks that started on September 1st caught more than a few investors off guard. After all, following a summer of refreshingly calm market volatility few expected that
Market Vectors has filed paperwork with the SEC for a “Market Vectors High Yield Floating Rate ETF.” The Market Vectors High Yield Floating Rate ETF will seek to replicate as closely as
“Chinese stocks are drawing volatility trades for the second day in a row. Yesterday optionMONSTER’s systems identified a large straddle in the iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index
As 2010 comes to a close, the spot price of uranium has continued its monumental surge and left many investors asking if the uptrend will continue into the New Year. In a theme all too familiar
Morningstar, Inc. (Nasdaq:MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, today reported estimated U.S. mutual fund and exchange-traded fund asset flows through November
David Fry From ETF Digest goes into detail on two biotech ETFs discussing the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (NASDAQ:IBB) and the ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF