Posts Tagged ‘SPDR S&P 500 (SPY)’

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Gold’s Slide Hurting These Country ETFs: SPDR Gold Trust (GLD), iShares Gold Trust (IAU)

Gold’s foray deep into bear market territory Monday is claiming a predictable batch of victims, namely popular ETFs such as the SPDR Gold Trust (......(read more)
8 Sector ETFs for 2013

“Low Vol” ETF Inflows Underscore Rally’s Risk-Off Nature

When it comes to sector ETFs, the proof is in the proverbial pudding regarding the risk off tenor of the rally in U.S. equities. Through April 1, the......(read more)

David Einhorn’s Huge Secret: Apple Inc (AAPL), Microsoft (MSFT), Seagate

David Einhorn is one of our favorite hedge fund managers. His fund, Greenlight Capital, has returned roughly 20% per year since its inception in 1996.......(read more)
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Dump Your Hedge Funds and Buy This Stock

Hedge funds are much better investors than you are made to believe by the financial press. Even hedge fund indices hide the truth about hedge funds’......(read more)
iShares Dow Jones US Home Const. (ETF) (NYSEARCA:ITB)

Can BRIC Small-Cap ETFs Do It Again In 2013?

Despite a slack performance by the iShares MSCI Brazil Index (NYSEARCA:EWZ), which is off almost 4.5 percent for the year, the four major country-specific......(read more)
8 Sector ETFs for 2013

8 Sector ETFs for 2013

With the SPDR S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY) up 15.8 percent year-to-date, now is the time to drill down on what sectors have been driving the broader market......(read more)

GLD vs. SLV: 2012 In Review

Precious metals investors have been on a wild ride this year, as economies pulled back and forth and a number of major events had these metals all over......(read more)
ETF Stats for November 2012 – Listing Count Increases

ETF Stats for November 2012 – Listing Count Increases

The number of exchange traded product (“ETP”) listings increased in November, ending the record-breaking three-month streak of declines.  Nine new......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Ray Dalio, Bill Ackman, Zillow Inc

Bridgewater Associates Plunge Into ETFs (TheStreet) Renowned hedge fund manager Ray Dalio added more ETFs to his portfolio in the third quarter as his......(read more)
8 Sector ETFs for 2013

Can These Inverse ETFs Cure Post-Election Blues?

More than a week removed from the presidential election and it is clear that even has become a favorite excuse of traders looking to explain the market......(read more)
PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (ETF) (QQQ)

More Mega-Cap ETFs Your Broker Forgot to Mention

With fears of a fiscal cliff running high and the chances of a Thanksgiving rally diminishing by the day, investors looking to stay involved in stocks......(read more)
First Trust Files For Unique Commodity ETF

Dodge The Fiscal Cliff With Mega-Cap ETFs

Politicians from both sides of the aisle have started to sound a more optimistic tone regarding the chances of avoiding the fiscal cliff. Investors would......(read more)
8 Sector ETFs for 2013

Utilities ETF Failed Conservative Investors This Week

Quick. Name the worst-performing of the nine Selector Sector SPDRs funds issued by State Street Global Advisors this week. Following an election result......(read more)
Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO)

Buy These EM ETFs After Election Sell-Off

The S&P 500 slid almost 2.4 percent on Wednesday, a day after President Obama won a second term in office. All 10 S&P 500 sectors slid on the......(read more)
India ETFs Jump Following Moody's Comments

Despite Fiscal Cliff, Dividend Outlook Not All Bad

A possible reason is that U.S. stocks are sliding Wednesday is that investors now view the chances of the fiscal cliff arriving as heightened following......(read more)
8 Sector ETFs for 2013

ETF Stats for October 2012 – Another Record Number of Closings

A record number of exchange traded product (“ETP”) closures took place in October.  The 30 delistings broke the old record of 24, which sponsors......(read more)

Physical Gold ETF Inflows: GLD Takes Commanding Lead

The physical gold ETF space has been on the rise for several years now, as investors and issuers alike have been hopping in on the surging precious metal......(read more)
8 Sector ETFs for 2013

ETFs With High Tracking Error

Tracking error, the amount by which an ETF’s returns deviate from its benchmark index, is a fact of life and an often ignored fact at that. In......(read more)
8 Sector ETFs for 2013

ETF Stats for September 2012 – Largest Decline In Listings Ever

The quantity of ETP listings at the end of September was 18 fewer for the month and 20 fewer for the quarter, the largest declines ever.  The one-month......(read more)
iShares Dow Jones US Home Const. (ETF) (NYSEARCA:ITB)

How to Build a Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio

The threat of hyperinflation in our current economic state is very minimal, though it is true that the U.S. is currently at the highest risk for such......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: John Taylor, William Ackman, Louis Bacon

Why the CEO of the Largest FX Hedge Fund is a Euro-Permabear (StreetInsider) John Taylor, founder and CEO of the world’s largest currency hedge......(read more)

VEGA ETF Has Mystery Target

The new AdvisorShares STAR Global Buy-Write (NYSEARCA:VEGA), launched September 18, 2012, is an actively managed fund-of-funds ETF that intends to provide......(read more)

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