Monthly Archives: September 2007

Sunday Musings: The Traveling Investment Advisor

With my upcoming annual trip to Germany (Oct. 7 – Oct. 21), some readers have asked how I manage my business affairs when abroad. Thanks to the advances in technology and communications, especially over the past 7 years or so, … Continue reading


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Housing ETFs: A Bursting Super Bubble?

Recently, a reader mentioned that he was using my M-Index to pick bottom of the barrel ETFs, namely real estate related beaten down indexes. My personal preference is to buy ETFs that are on the way up and not trying … Continue reading


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No Load Fund/ETF Tracker updated through 9/27/2007

My latest No Load Fund/ETF Tracker has been posted at:http://www.successful-investment.com/newsletter-archive.phpThe markets inched higher this week supported by a benign inflation report and positive consumer spending numbers. Our Trend Tracking Index (TTI) for domestic funds/ETFs has moved to +5.47% above its … Continue reading


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ETFs With Muscle

As a regular reader of my weekly StatSheet, you will have noticed the wide discrepancy in performance especially now that all funds and ETFs are ranked based on my M-Index. Currently, the 2 top performers out of over 1,700 funds/ETFs … Continue reading


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ETF Master List – Mid-Week Update As Of 9/25/2007

To give you more current data to work with, I will occasionally publish a mid-week update of the ETF Master List. This one features all updated momentum figures through Tuesday:http://www.successful-investment.com/SSTables/ETFMaster092507.pdfEven though the markets paused yesterday, the lack of selling to … Continue reading


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The Subprime Pig Visits Subprime Homeowners

Bloomberg’s story titled “Subprime Borrowers to Lose Homes at Record Pace as Rates Rise” offers some surprising data showing that as many as half of the 450,000 subprime borrowers may lose their homes. The obvious reasons are increases in their … Continue reading


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