In the past few weeks I have made the case that gold might be nearing a correction. I understand that people get defensive regarding gold (no pun intended), but I do not think vulgarities should be
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The impressive ETF boom that has unfolded over the last several years has been the result of a number of attractive features of the exchange-traded structure relative to traditional mutual funds.
When I play basketball, I love to shoot an avalanche of three-pointers from “downtown.” (Albeit playing against my 14-year old son). When I play football, I can’t resist going long with a pass. And when I play golf, I always go for the green in two on par 5′s. In short, I like to swing […]
December started off with promising results, as markets surged to their highest levels seen since May as the Dow hit the 11,400 mark. Meanwhile, gold rallied to hit a historic high, well above the
In Thursday’s action, four of the five major indices overcame morning selling pressure by recovering to finish on modestly higher ground; the Dow was the sole holdout. In yesterday’s trade,
In trading Thursday, the iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Info Tech Index (NYSE:AXIT) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 6.07% on the day. Also up on the day are the
Japan witnessed its fourth consecutive quarter of economic growth enabling it to retain its position as the worldâ€™s second largest economy after beating GDP expectations impacting the iShares
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David Fry From ETF Digest goes into detail on two bond ETFs discussing the iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treas Bond ETF (NYSE:TLT) & ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury ETF (NYSE:TBF)
The Financials (NYSE:XLF) sure have had a nice run, but the S&P 500 ETF (NYSE:SPY) seems to have hit a short term top, and the Financials 3X Bear (NYSE:FAZ) seems to be an easy winner going
Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discusses the recent appearance of backwardation in the oil market and what its effects will be in the United States Oil Fund (NYSE:USO). Backwardation says that as
With exchange traded funds (ETFs), global stock markets can be sliced and diced in hundreds of different ways. You can invest by country, by geographic region, by industry sector, and by
After QE2, analysts were looking for possible consequences of the Federal Reserve Bank’s actions. What has become apparent is that the Fed has created another bubble in China. Investors globally
In today’s volatile markets, it’s more important than ever to seek out sectors that have potential to grow regardless of continuing difficult economic conditions. One such sector is biotechnology,