Monthly Archives: July 2007

Special No Load Fund/ETF Tracker Update For 7/31/2007

Right in the middle of a continuation rally from yesterday, news about the subprime virus having infected another institution, took the legs right out from under a strong up move and turned it into another down day. The trigger was … Continue reading

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ETF/No Load Fund Investing: Are There Valid Reasons To Sell Now?

Reader Nitin sent me an article from BusinessWeek called “Five Reasons to Sell, Sell, Sell.” It lists five of the biggest threats to the current stock market rally, which include: 1. Earnings 2. Consumer spending 3. Inflation 4. Subprime and … Continue reading

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Special No Load Fund/ETF Tracker Update For 7/30/2007

As I mentioned last Friday, those funds/ETFs that had barely triggered my sell stop points were slated to be sold today. This plan was subject to confirming further market direction to the downside at today’s opening, to make sure we … Continue reading

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From The ETF Archives: Holding Steady During Last Week’s Correction

Last week’s 4.5% market correction pulled the rug out from under most assets. Based on my ETF Master list, which contains 497 ETFs representing just about every sector imaginable, I was curious to see which assets held up best and … Continue reading

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Sunday Musings: What’s Your Number?

Not too long ago, I read Lee Eisenberg’s book called “The Number,” which tries to answer the life-defining question: “How much money do you need to secure the rest of your life?” Obviously, I am a very interested party in … Continue reading

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ETF/No Load Fund Investing: How To Handle Market Fluctuations

This week’s sharp downside market activity has left a lot of investors somewhat breathless and wondering if a repeat of last year’s Many/June debacle could be on the agenda again. Or, could it be just a one week correction that … Continue reading

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