Why We Can’t Avoid A Bond Market Collapse

market bondsDavid Zeiler: Not only is a bond market crash inevitable, but it will hit sooner than many think - by 2015 or 2016 at the latest, according to Michael Pento, president of Pento Portfolio Strategies.
NYSE:TBT May 3, 2013 12:58pm

Dow Jones Industrial Average Warning: Why Stocks Could Fall 50% From Here

warningChris Martenson: I don't relish the job of constantly pointing out the risks to the equity markets. But since few on Wall Street seem willing (or able) to do this, I'm "making the call" for a market correction, as enough variables have aligned to indicate a high likelihood of stocks heading
NYSE:DIA March 1, 2013 1:01pm

S&P 500 Index Market Structure Moving From Stability To Instability

technical chart lookCorey Rosenbloom: I wanted to show a quick chart that tracks the progression in terms of S&P 500 Market Structure moving from clear to unclear – from stability to instability.
NYSE:DIA January 25, 2013 12:02pm

Stock Predictions And Technical Analysis for 2013 (NASDAQ:GOOG, NYSE:BAC, NASDAQ:AAPL, NASDAQ:YHOO)

In 2012, the world was supposed to end, Europe was supposed to crumble, China was supposed to have a hard landing and the US economic recovery was supposed to stall. In today's 24-hour news cycle, the media does not let any good crisis go to
NYSE:GLD December 31, 2012 11:17am

Marc Faber Likes U.S. Real Estate & Concubine Tenants (EWJ, THD, IYR, EWZ, FXI, EWA)

Dominique de Kevelioc de Bailleul:  Gloom Boom Doom Report publisher Marc Faber was back on Fox Business, Friday, with his latest thoughts on Greece, China, stocks, U.S. real estate, and some creative

NYSE:EWA February 13, 2012 10:39pm

How To Play The Bursting Of The Treasury Bond Bubble (TBT, HYG, SH, DOG, PSQ)

Martin D. Weiss:  The first-ever downgrade of U.S. debt, announced Friday by Standard & Poor’s, hit Asian stocks hard last night and is about to slam into U.S. markets at the opening bell a couple of hours from now.
NYSE:DOG August 8, 2011 11:39am

ETFs: Sell-Offs In Gold & Silver Equals A Major Opportunity To Get On Board (UUP, SPY, UGL, AGQ, GLD, SLV, GDX, ZSL, GDXJ)

Jeb Handwerger:  “One must take advantage of sell-offs in gold and silver miners; they are opportunities to get on board the secular bull market in precious metals.”
NYSE:AGQ May 5, 2011 1:27pm

S&P Ranks Each ETF

kenleonKen Leon, Standard & Poor's equity analyst, spent some time with Maria Bartiromo on CNBC last friday to discuss the S&P ETF rating system. S&P rates each etf on a scale from "overweight" to "underweight"
ETF BASIC NEWS November 17, 2009 12:07pm

These Two ETF’s Follow The Same Class Of Stocks But Have Performed Differently

narrow"At first glance, it’s hard to figure: Two exchange-traded funds follow the same broad class of stocks but beget a huge difference in performance. Both iShares S&P SmallCap 600 (IJR) and iShares Russell 2000 (IWM) track indexes
ETF BASIC NEWS September 28, 2009 1:28pm

The Downside Bets With Inverse ETFs

humor"Don't be fooled by bear market rallies, which are sharp, short-lived and, in some cases, extremely powerful," says Martin Weiss. In his The Safe Money Report, he looks at inverse ETFs. "Bear market rallies prompt short-sellers to panic, bears to mellow, bulls to come out of hiding, and Washington to declare 'the worst is over.' That’s precisely what’s happening today.  But don’t be fooled! "So our targets for this bear market are unchanged: 5000 on the Dow, 500 on the S&P 500, and 850 on the Nasdaq. Meanwhile, here are some of the best investments for protection and profit as the bear market resumes:......
NYSE:DOG May 27, 2009 12:16pm

Health Care ETFs Have Been Taking The Long Way Home

healthcare3It's been rather startling to watch the equity markets make a run at 6 consecutive weeks of gains. Weren't folks all but promising Dow 5000 back at Dow 6500? Didn't the S&P 500's 666 mark seem so ominous... that the index appeared destined for 500? Scores of bears haven't thrown in the towel. And pullback believers, including myself, are almost praying for a bit of profit taking. (Nothing truly wonderful ever seems to come from straight-line upward movement, just as nothing apocalyptic ever seems to come from free falling markets.)  Yet with Noubini predicting the S&P 500 to bottom at 600 as well as predicting the economy to be stuck in recession throughout 2010, market doom-n-gloom doesn't seem quite as "doomy-n-gloomy." Fits and starts... sure. Retesting and rethinking... it seems quite probable. But the idea of breaking the March lows feels less likely than setting higher lows in the 700s for the S&P. Regardless of how it all shakes out, one has to question what happened to the health care sector. In the bear's 18-month reign of terror, health care had arguably held up the best. Take a look at Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT) versus ETF sector funds like Tech (XLK), Energy (XLE), Consumer (XLY), Utilities (XLU) and Materials (XLB). Full Story:  http://www.etfexpert.com/etf_expert/2009/04/etf-expert-health-care-etfs-have-been-taking-a-longer-road-home.html
ETF BASIC NEWS April 17, 2009 9:43am

SSgA Plans VRDO Muni Bond ETF

munibondWith market volatility still a concern and Treasury yields relatively low, State Street Global Advisors has filed to launch a new municipal bond exchange-traded fund. The SPDR S&P Municipal VRDO ETF will track an index of variable rate demand obligations. Those are debt issues by states, local governments and other agencies which pay interest exempt from federal income taxes. VRDO issuing volume skyrocketed last year after the collapse of the auction-rate securities market. Those types of fixed-income issues are similar to VRDOs since they each have long-term maturities but reset frequently, giving both types of securities short-term interest rate features. But VRDOs are considered more flexible since they allow put options as rates change. Full Story: http://www.indexuniverse.com/sections/newsinfocus/5696-ssga-plans-vrdo-muni-bond-etf.html
ETF BASIC NEWS April 16, 2009 10:52am

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