Monthly Archives: November 2007

No Load Fund/ETF Tracker updated through 11/29/2007

My latest No Load Fund/ETF Tracker has been posted at:http://www.successful-investment.com/newsletter-archive.phpDespite a sluggish start, the bulls took over and pulled the major indexes out of their doldrums. Our Trend Tracking Index (TTI) for domestic funds/ETFs has moved to +5.40% above its … Continue reading

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Is The Bull Back?

Yesterday’s follow through rally brought the question back to front burner as to whether the recent down trend has run its course, and happy days are here again. From my vantage point, it’s too early to tell. Fundamentally, nothing has … Continue reading

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ETF Master List – Mid-Week Update As Of 11/27/2007

Yesterday’s market rebound was a welcome reprieve from Monday’s drubbing. Actually, only one event caused the financials to come back from abyss and that was Citibank’s announcement that it had received an outside capital infusion of $7.5 billion. After much … Continue reading

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Does America Need A Recession?

While I don’t agree with Paul Farrell’s view very often, he did write an interesting article called “17 reasons America needs a recession.” In case you missed it, it’s a worthwhile read, and he addresses some of the at times … Continue reading

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The Melting U.S. Economy

MarketWatch’s Dr. Irwin Kellner elaborated on the U.S. economy in a piece titled “Rough patch or briar patch?” His theme is that the economy is reeling from a one-two punch of plunging real estate values and a full blown credit … Continue reading

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Sunday Musings: Breaking The Buck

Among the daily news barrage about the Subprime/credit crisis, high oil prices and the ever worsening real estate down-turn, a little noticed item with potentially grave implications surfaced a week or so ago. I had originally heard about it a … Continue reading

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