Monthly Archives: October 2009

Subjective Reasoning

With the market having sold off sharply last Wednesday, several sell stops were triggered causing reader feedback. Here’s one comment, which came in Thursday morning as a rebound was underway: EWZ has a big rebound from yesterday’s sell signal to … Continue reading

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No Load Fund/ETF Tracker updated through 10/29/2009

My latest No Load Fund/ETF Tracker has been posted at:http://www.successful-investment.com/newsletter-archive.phpThe bears spanked the bulls this week as poor economic reports pulled the major indexes lower. Our Trend Tracking Index (TTI) for domestic funds/ETFs has now crossed its trend line (red) … Continue reading

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Heading South

The markets continued to stumble yesterday as downward momentum accelerated. Much has been written about a potential market top and one of the more interesting observations and references was made by Mish at Global Economic Trends in a post titled … Continue reading

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Reader Sell Stop Question

As the markets begin to show signs of weakness, questions about the sell stops keep coming in. Here’s one from a reader asking for clarification: You also suggest selling a fund if it has dropped more than 7%from its most … Continue reading

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Front Runners

Seeking Alpha featured an interesting piece called “How Traders Are Front-Running ETFs:” Another aspect of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) coming to the fore lately is front-running. That’s the practice where traders buy ahead of large orders from ETFs and short sell … Continue reading

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No Post

Due to my travels back from Germany, there will be no post today. Regular posting will resume on Tuesday.

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