The German Siege Of Greece Begins

greeceDid you notice that Greece’s creditors are not rushing to offer the Greeks a new deal in the wake of the stunning referendum result on Sunday?  In fact, it is being reported that the initial reaction to the “no” vote from top European politicians was “a thunderous silence“. 
NYSE:GREK July 6, 2015 10:15pm

The U.S. Has No Good Options In Ukraine

russiaSo much for "isolating" Russia.  The Chinese government is publicly siding with Russia on the crisis in Ukraine, and that is very bad news for the United States. 
ETF BASIC NEWS March 3, 2014 9:31pm

How To Limit Risk When Using Leverage

leverage-decayMoe Zulfiqar: Leverage, at its very core, is borrowing money to invest. If investors want to use leverage in their portfolio, it can be very risky. My friend, Mr. Speculator, who I met not too long ago, disagrees with this claim; he thinks it’s the
NYSE:TNA November 7, 2013 2:29pm

Leveraged ETFs: Is The Risk Worth The Potential Reward?

leverage-decayRudy Martin: A master chef with the right kitchen tools—including a fine set of cutlery—can create a memorable dining experience.
NYSE:FAS June 28, 2013 3:06pm

The Bank For International Settlements Could Bring Down The Global Economy

banksA new set of regulations that most people have never even heard of that was developed by an immensely powerful central banking organization that most people do not even know exists is going to have a dramatic effect on the global financial system
NYSE:FAS May 29, 2013 1:54pm

Why The World Economy Is Doomed?

economyWhy is the global economy in so much trouble?  How can so many people be so absolutely certain that the world financial system is going to crash?  Well, the truth is that when you take a look at the cold, hard numbers it is not difficult to see why the global financial pyramid scheme is destined to fail. 
NYSE:DIA March 21, 2013 11:16am

Derivatives and Extreme Use Of Leverage Will Crash Our Financial System

leverage-decayAs stocks have risen in recent years, the big hedge funds and the "too big to fail" banks have used borrowed money to make absolutely enormous profits.  But when you use debt to potentially multiply your profits, you also create the possibility that your losses will be multiplied 
NYSE:FAS January 15, 2013 12:34pm

The 10 Most Popular Leveraged Bear ETFs

Eric Dutram: The ETF world is gaining immense popularity as evidenced by the roughly $1.3 trillion invested in the space. At least part of this interest is due to low costs,
NYSE:EUO December 5, 2012 12:07am

Seven Leveraged ETFs Every Day Trader Must Know (TZA, FAZ, SDS, TVIX, UCO, TBT, NUGT)

Stoyan Bojinov: The proliferation of exchange-traded products has opened up the investing landscape to participants of all styles and experience levels. Virtually anyone with a personal brokerage account can now tap into any number of global asset classes; whether its domestic
NYSE:FAZ October 9, 2012 11:54am

Warnings That A Massive Stock Market Crash Is Imminent (GLD, SLV, FAZ, TZA, INDEXSP:.INX, XLF)

In the financial world, the month of October is synonymous with stock market crashes.  So will a massive stock market crash happen this year?  You never know. The truth is that
NYSE:FAZ October 3, 2012 11:52pm

Five Leveraged ETFs With Massive 52 Week Returns (RETL, BIB, TQQQ, TECL, SELA)

Daniela Pylypczak: Thus far, 2012 has proven to be a rather rocky year, with equities exhibiting up and down performances and struggling to find a definitive direction.
NASDAQ:BIB September 11, 2012 10:59pm

ProShares Adds New 3x Leveraged Financials ETFs (FINU, FINZ, IYF, FAS, FAZ)

Michael Johnston: ProShares added a pair of products designed for investors looking to bet on the short term performance of the often volatile financial sector today.
NYSE:FAS July 17, 2012 10:54pm

21 Signs That Global Financial Markets Could Be In For A Long Summer (XLF, FAS, FAZ, SKF, JPM, BAC, C, MS)

Michael Snyder: The summer of 2012 is shaping up to be very similar to the summer of 2008.  Things look incredibly bleak for the global economy right now. 
NYSE:FAS June 4, 2012 10:11pm

An Important Open Letter To ETF Regulators (AMLP, YMLP, TVIX, GAZ, SPY)

Ron Rowland:  Dear ETF Regulators, It is time to step up to the challenge of your job’s main mandate - protecting investors.  Investor confidence in exchange traded funds (“ETFs”) and

NYSE:AMLP April 1, 2012 10:43pm

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