Watching The Stock Market With Skepticism

market caution:  A few days back, I got a call from my aunt, whom I haven’t spoken to in a while. It was shocking to me—no, not her calling, but rather what she asked me. Before I go into any detail, here’s some background information: as an investor,
NYSE:DIA December 5, 2013 12:46pm

One Year Check On The 10 Largest ETFs

Jared Cummans: 2012 has been a hectic year around the world, but the U.S. has been especially busy this year. We saw two new QE programs, the re-election of Barack Obama,
NYSE:EEM December 16, 2012 3:32pm

ETF Stats For November 2012; Listing Count Increases

Ron Rowland: The number of exchange traded product (“ETP”) listings increased in November, ending the record-breaking three-month streak of declines.  Nine new introductions and three closures put the month-end count at 1,445 (1,235 ETFs and 210 ETNs).  This is below the quantity of 1,457 at the end of April
NYSE:SPY December 5, 2012 12:27pm

ETFs That We Are Thankful For (BOND, IAU, GLD, SPY, IVV, VOO)

Neena Mishra: Exchange traded funds (ETFs) have come a long way since January 1993--when the first ETF was introduced to the market. The ETF world has grown
NYSE:BOND November 22, 2012 2:11pm

The Biggest Veteran ETF Winners Since Inception (EWW, MDY, SPY, XLE, EWC)

Daniela Pylypczak: Since SPY made its debut as the first exchange-traded fund in 1993, the ETF industry has certainly come a long way. Investors can now choose from more than 1,400 products, allowing them to gain cheap and easy access to nearly every corner of the investable
NYSE:EWC November 12, 2012 1:42pm

ETF Stats For October 2012; Another Record Number of Closings

Ron Rowland: A record number of exchange traded product (“ETP”) closures took place in October.  The 30 delistings broke the old record of 24, which sponsors established just one month ago.  The year-to-date closure count of 89 (as of October 31) is already a calendar-year record,
NYSE:SPY November 6, 2012 4:45pm

Investor Guide To The Most Popular ETFs (SPY, VWO, GLD, EFA, EEM, IVV)

Eric Dutram: The ETF industry has come a long way from the time when the ETFs were first launched as investment tools to gain exposure to different asset classes. Since then,
NYSE:EEM October 25, 2012 9:58pm

3 Reasons ETF Assets Will Explode in the 4th Quarter (SPY, QQQ)

Even before the fourth quarter gets under way, Tom Lydon, editor of ETF, is predicting it's going to be another good one for the industry he tracks. As it stands now, he says exchange traded funds have already gotten "more than their fair share this
NASDAQ:QQQ September 25, 2012 10:53am

2 Telecom ETFs Outperforming The S&P 500 Index (IYZ, SPY, VOX, VZ, T, S)

Eric Dutram: Telecom ETFs have, as of late, turned out to be huge winners this year amidst the ongoing broad market turmoil. In fact, the U.S. telecommunication sector
NYSE:IYZ September 24, 2012 11:02pm

Is the Market Headed for a Rally or Recession? (SPY, KOL)

New Constructs CEO David Trainer and Stifel Nicolaus Managing Director David Lutz on the outlook for the markets and how it will impact
NYSE:KOL July 24, 2012 10:45am

ETFs Behaving Badly or User Misunderstanding? (SPY, UPRO, DDG, XLE)

Ron Rowland: ETFs may not be the best thing since sliced bread, but they’re still pretty darn handy. I’m not sure how we ever invested without them.
NYSE:DDG July 19, 2012 12:23pm

The Influence of the General Stock Market and Crude Oil on Gold (GLD, IAU, USO, SPY)

Przemyslaw Radomski: We’re getting whiplash from all the political changes in Europe, neo-Nazis in an unstable government in Greece and a changing of the guard in France-- "adieu" to Nicolas Sarkozy. We see plenty of reasons for holding on to our long-term gold
NYSE:GLD May 17, 2012 11:52am

If You Want More Earnings, Then Take A Closer Look At These Earnings ETFs (EPS, GRPC, PRF, SPY, MAT)

Ron Rowland: It happens like clockwork. Every January, April, July, and October, publicly-traded companies issue quarterly financial reports. The numbers are dissected instantly, and can move stock

NYSE:EPS April 23, 2012 11:21pm

S&P 500 Index: Focus On The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Based On Revised GDP Results (SPY, INDEXSP:.INX)

Jared Cummans: After starting off the week on a high note, stocks floundered through the next two trading sessions, as investors are fearful that major indexes may slip into negative territory for the second consecutive week. Yesterday’s dip in durable goods did not bode well for the U.S. economy, as Wall

NYSE:SPY March 29, 2012 11:03am

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