ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Sat Jan 24, 7:00AM CST
After falling 1.1% on Friday, the Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLF ) is down nearly 4% to start 2015 and XLF and rival financial services ETFs are doing little to foster confidence among investors.
XLF and its brethren have been... (full story)
Chris Mayer - Daily Reckoning - Fri Jan 23, 3:52PM CST
This post Peter Thiel Explains What Backs the U.S. Dollar appeared first on Daily Reckoning .
In a recent interview, Peter Thiel gave a simple and clear explanation of what gives the U.S. dollar its power. “It surprised me,” writes Chris Mayer,... (full story)
For the better part of the trailing year, crude oil epic collapse has captured headlines across Wall Street, as the commodity went from above $100/barrel in 2014 to below $50/barrel in 2015. Though many called for a bottom along the way, the fossil... (full story)
Here is a look at the 25 best and 25 worst ETFs from the past trading week. Traders can use this list to find prospective candidates that have deviated too far from their longer-term trends, thereby serving as potential starting points for those... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Jan 23, 2:09PM CST
Following dismal showings in 2014, equity-based energy exchange traded funds are trying to show some signs of life as highlighted by a gain of nearly 5% over the past week for the Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLE ) .
The more volatile ... (full story)
Stephen Petranek - Daily Reckoning - Fri Jan 23, 2:06PM CST
This post Could Steak Really Cause Arthritis? appeared first on Daily Reckoning .
Can you really eat more salt? Is arthritis caused by steak? Are artificial sweeteners really Satan’s sugar? Stephen Petranek comes clean about 2014’s wackiest... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Jan 23, 1:09PM CST
Gold exchange traded funds rose on a knee-jerk reaction Thursday, following the European Central Bank’s aggressive bond-purchasing plan, as traders anticipated a rise in inflation. However, investors soon realized that the ECB actions would... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Jan 23, 12:13PM CST
The iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF (NYSEArca: THD ) is about two months away from celebrating its seventh anniversary and over those seven years, the lone Thailand-specific ETF has endured several bouts of political volatility.
Another one of... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Jan 23, 11:30AM CST
On Thursday, 37 exchange traded funds touched new all-time highs. In what may be a cautionary tale for the veracity of this week’s equity market bounce, at least five of the members of Thursday’s all-time high club were consumer staples ETFs.
One... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Jan 23, 10:30AM CST
It is no secret that the financial services sector, the second-largest sector weight in the S&P 500 behind technology, has struggled to start 2015.
For example, the Vanguard Financials ETF (NYSEArca: VFH ) is down nearly 2%. With a similar... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Jan 23, 10:00AM CST
Arrow Investment Advisors, the advisor to Arrow Funds, will add to its suite of exchange traded funds with the launch of the Arrow QVM Equity Factor ETF (NYSEArca: QVM) , which the firm expects to roll out at the end of February.
The Arrow QVM... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Jan 23, 9:30AM CST
The equities market and dividend stock exchange traded funds may be relatively cheap, compared to the fixed-income market where Treasury bonds have surprised.
Some point out that the spread between the dividend yield on the S&P 500 index and... (full story)
email@example.com - at ISpyETF - Fri Jan 23, 9:16AM CST
Here's an obvious question: QE did wonders for U.S. stocks. Will European QE do the same for European stocks? History suggests yes, but there are reasons to hold off or postpone buying Europe ETFs. Here's why: […] (full story)
This post Now’s the Time to Buy Housing Stocks – While They’re Cheap appeared first on Daily Reckoning .
So let me point out one of the new clues for you: construction hiring is actually on the mend after years of decline.... (full story)
firstname.lastname@example.org - at ISpyETF - Fri Jan 23, 9:08AM CST
Databases can search and sort ETFs according to region, expense ratio, assets under management, trading volume, etc. But no database will tell you the more important little intricacies that differentiate the best from the worst. […] (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Jan 23, 9:00AM CST
As the European Central Bank turns on its printing press, emerging market assets and related exchange traded funds could sop up all the excess liquidity.
Emerging market ETFs, like the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: VWO ) and ... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Jan 23, 8:30AM CST
With fuel costs at their lowest in over five years, airplane-related transportation exchange traded funds could continue to soar during a typically slow period for vacationing.
While there are no longer any airline industry-specific ETFs on the... (full story)
ETFtrends.com - ETF Trends - Fri Jan 23, 8:00AM CST
Eurozone equity investors are rejoicing in response to the European Central Bank’s aggressive quantitative easing program. However, the Greece exchange traded fund has been left wanting and won’t fully capitalize on QE until the... (full story)
The ETF world is beginning to pick up steam as we move into the New Year, as there have already been eight new funds to hit the market. Two products debuted this week while two more were announced, adding to the options available for investors.... (full story)