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ETF Trading

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Real Asset CEF Yields 8%, Pays Monthly, Big Discount To NAV

If you are an income-focused investor, and you believe in the power and safety of real assets, then this particular closed-end fund (CEF) may be worth......(read more)
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3 Core Bond ETFs That Are Coping Well With Rising Rates

A reader recently sent me a question asking why you would own a bond fund when interest rates are on the move higher. This type of sentiment is more than......(read more)
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This 9% Yield Real Estate CEF Is Attractive

Income Investors are often attracted to real estate securities because they offer big steady yields. For example, the real estate sector ETF (XLRE) offers......(read more)
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Is The Vanguard Short Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCSH) A Good ETF to Buy?

Hedge funds and other investment firms run by legendary investors like Israel Englander and Ray Dalio are entrusted to manage billions of dollars of accredited......(read more)
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Is Fidelity Southern Corporation (LION) A Good Stock To Buy?

At Insider Monkey we track the activity of some of the best-performing hedge funds like Appaloosa Management, Baupost, and Third Point because we determined......(read more)
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4 BlackRock ETFs For Steady Retirement Income

Retired investors are often looking for core exposure in funds that demonstrate low costs and steady income. These two attributes are key to maintaining......(read more)
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Is Pengrowth Energy Corp (USA) (PGH) A Good Stock To Buy?

A whopping number of 13F filings filed with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has been processed by Insider Monkey so that individual investors......(read more)
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Is Independence Contract Drilling Inc (ICD) A Good Stock To Buy Right Now?

Legendary investors such as Leon Cooperman and Seth Klarman earn enormous amounts of money for themselves and their investors by doing in-depth research......(read more)
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Here is What Hedge Funds Think About iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF) (TLT)

Is iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF) (NASDAQ:TLT) a good investment right now? We check hedge fund and billionaire investor sentiment before delving......(read more)
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3 Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing The Perfect Closed-End Fund

The closed-end fund marketplace is one of over 500 offerings that span virtually every global asset class. This makes the landscape both ripe with opportunity......(read more)
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Don’t Miss What Segantii Just Bought During Its Crazy Stock Buying Spree

Simon Sadler‘s Segantii Capital Management Ltd. was established in 2007 and is based out of Hong Kong. The fund, which mainly invests in Asia-Pacific......(read more)
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Hedge Funder Whitney Tilson’s Three Short and One Long Picks

Whitney Tilson the founder of the New York based hedge fund Kase Capital Management recently shared the slide deck of his “Robin Hood” Investor’......(read more)
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Life Is Good For Mortgage REIT ETFs

Real estate stocks have taken a beating in recent months as rising interest rates derail the momentum of this beloved income sector. Yet despite the dip......(read more)
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Two Nano-Cap Pharma Stocks To Watch Right Now

Pharmaceutical stocks have had a tough year, with landmark ETFs like the PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals(ETF) (NYSEARCA:PJP) down about 18.7% since......(read more)
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Is The PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (ETF) (QQQ) A Good ETF To Buy?

Insider Monkey finished processing more than 700 13F filings made by hedge funds and prominent investors. These filings show these funds’ portfolio......(read more)
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5 Stocks Billionaires Were Dumping in Q3

Billionaire investors didn’t get to where they are (or get their bank accounts to boast that many 0’s) by being ordinary. Many made shrewd......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Poured Into the iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (ETF) (IBB) in Q3

Our extensive research has shown that imitating the smart money can generate significant returns for retail investors, which is why we track more than......(read more)
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Investors Were Furiously Closing Their Shorts In These Tickers Ahead of the Election

The short interest ratio of a stock means the number of shares sold short by investors, divided by the total number of floating shares of that stock.......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Are Selling CIT Group Inc. (CIT)

Looking for high-potential stocks? Just follow the big players within the hedge fund industry. Why should you do so? Let’s take a brief look at what......(read more)
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Legendary Short Seller Jim Chanos Is Bullish On These Equities

Kynikos, the hedge fund of revered short seller Jim Chanos, recently disclosed its U.S public equity portfolio as of September 30, which contained assets......(read more)
TIGER MANAGEMENT

Billionaire Julian Robertson Takes Out Huge SPY Hedge, Grows Bearish on Transportation Stocks

Tiger Management is a New York-based hedge fund founded in 1980 by legendary investor and billionaire Julian Robertson. The original ‘Tiger Fund......(read more)
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Hayman Capital Closes Huge McDonalds (MCD) Put Position, Turns Its Bearish Gaze on This Health Stock

Kyle Bass became a kind of legend on Wall Street after he generated an annual return of over 212% the very next year after he founded his hedge fund Hayman......(read more)
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Clinton-Backer George Soros Gets Out of Gold ETF Just in Time, Whiffs on Barrick Gold (ABX)

Billionaire George Soros has fought several battles in his life and won most of them. However, the election of Donald Trump as POTUS will probably go......(read more)
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5 Reasons To Be A Dividend Growth Investor

As a dividend growth investor knows, it’s not exactly a secret that the U.S. stock market has been one of the greatest long-term wealth generators in......(read more)
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5 Sizzling Options Plays From Billionaire Louis Bacon on Citigroup (C), Wells Fargo (WFC), More

Moore Capital Management, the New York-based asset management firm founded by billionaire trader Louis Bacon, recently revealed its U.S equity portfolio......(read more)
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Stag Industrial Inc (STAG), New York REIT Inc (NYRT): Biggest Q3 Moves Made by REIT Masters Forward Management

Forward Management, the California-based multi-strategy hedge fund that was acquired by Salient Partners last year, recently submitted its 13F filing......(read more)
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State Of The Market In 7 Charts – November 2016 Edition

It feels like we have almost packed a full year’s worth of stock market price action into just the last two weeks. With so many diverging market sectors......(read more)
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This Hedge Fund Just Made A Massive Bet Against the SPY

Boston-based hedge fund Fort Warren Capital Management is predicting a doomsday scenario for equities in the coming months, if one goes by the latest......(read more)
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Are Leucadia National’s Bets On Harbinger Group (HRG) & Gold Worth Considering?

Our data culled from the 659 funds in our database which filed 13Fs for the June quarter, and whose portfolios contained at least 5 long positions in......(read more)
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Hedge Fund-Mimicking ETF Launched by Goldman Sachs

Last week, Goldman Sachs launched a new exchange traded fund (ETF) that will focus on the 50 most popular stocks that are ranked among the top-ten holdings......(read more)
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Russia-Based ETFs Dominate List of Top Performing Emerging Markets ETFs

Emerging markets ETFs are having a great year. The largest two in terms of assets, the Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (NYSEARCA:VWO) and the......(read more)
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Enhancing Your Income Portfolio With Dividend Growth ETFs

Investors who have entered the retirement phase of their life cycle or place great importance on income often have tunnel vision for high yield investments......(read more)
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A Donald Trump Win Should Help These ETFs

With less than a week to go until the fateful US presidential elections, investors are on tenterhooks, as the election results could change the course......(read more)
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10 Most Successful Investors in the World

These 10 most successful investors in the world don’t have much in common aside from their obscene net worths. They come from different backgrounds,......(read more)
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Another Investor Talks About Shorting “Cult” Stock Tesla (TSLA), Plus Talks Longs and Shorts in Dell, Gaia, and Land’s End

Greenhaven Road Capital is a New York-based hedge fund run by Stanford Business School graduate Scott Miller. Greenhaven Road is a value-oriented partnership......(read more)
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Can New Alcohol ETF Compete with Other Thematic ETFs?

Some basic goods and services such as fertilizers, water, food and health services are essential for human existence and it makes sense to invest in these......(read more)
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Portfolio Cuts Couldn’t Stop HealthInvest From Buying Up These Stocks

HealthInvest Partners AB is a Stockholm-based fund management company co-founded by Carl Bennet and Anders Hallberg in 2006, which specializes in the......(read more)
TIGER MANAGEMENT

Julian Robertson Likes Biotech, Talks Up Microsoft (MSFT), Apple (AAPL) & Gilead (GILD)

Legendary investor Julian Robertson, founder of Tiger Management, sees tremendous upside in biotech stocks right now. The billionaire told CNBC in a......(read more)
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GNC Deal Could Be In Jeopardy, Genocea Taming Herpes, Opexa Not Taming MS, Plus The Latest on Theravance

The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) has gained 0.21% this morning, in lockstep with the S&P 500, as it is wont to do. The ETF, which is......(read more)
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Billionaire Ken Fisher’s Favorite ETFs

Fisher Asset Management is a money management firm founded by billionaire hedge fund manager Ken Fisher. The firm manages more than $60 billion in assets......(read more)
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Interest Rates Rattle Muni Bond Fund Investors

Municipal bond funds are typically held for their tax-free income properties and low risk profile rather than their growth prospects. These investments......(read more)
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Five High-Yield Dividend ETFs

High dividend yielding stocks and ETFs are in high demand as most central banks have kept their benchmark interest rates near the 0% level. Investors......(read more)
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Five Biotech ETFs Posting Strong Second-Halfs: From ALPS Medical Breakthroughs (SBIO) To The SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (XBI)

2016 has been a tough year for the biotech sector, as drug pricing became a very popular topic among politicians and media outlets, which dubbed many......(read more)
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Interview with Eric Ervin, CEO of Reality Shares

Eric Ervin is the CEO of Reality Shares. Reality Shares creates research-driven, innovative investment products – including ETFs – to help reduce......(read more)
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Dual Momentum October Update

Scott’s Investments provides a free “Dual ETF Momentum” (1) spreadsheet which was originally created in February 2013. The strategy was inspired......(read more)
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Momentum Portfolios October Update

In 2011 Scott’s Investments began tracking a momentum portfolio which ranks a basket of ETFs based on price momentum and volatility. In 2014 I also......(read more)
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How To Properly Utilize Growth and Value ETFs

One of the tremendous benefits of using exchange-traded funds (ETFs) is the ability to customize your exposure to target a specific theme.  This flexibility......(read more)
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The Fear Trade Is Falling Apart

The fear trade has been one of the most successful avenues for investors to take part in this year. Treasury bonds, gold, utilities, consumer staples,......(read more)
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Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Covered Calls? Here Are 4 Better Options for Income Investors

Despite the Fed’s recent announcement, artificially low interest rates aren’t going away any time soon, and this continues to create very real challenges......(read more)
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Five ETFs that Hedge Funds Like in 2016

When it comes to investing, it’s often hard to beat the market by picking a portfolio of individual investments, which is why everyday investors......(read more)