Monthly Archives: July 2010

Reader Feedback on ETFFX

Several readers emailed comments regarding last Saturday’s post covering ETFFX. Here’s what Glenn had to say: It looks like they are using something similar to a 60 day SMA of SPY to make decisions. Sometimes they apparently are not 100% … Continue reading


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No Load Fund/ETF Tracker updated through 7/29/2010

My latest No Load Fund/ETF Tracker has been posted at: http://www.successful-investment.com/newsletter-archive.php Sideways meandering left the major indexes almost unchanged from last week, but up for the month of July. Our Trend Tracking Index (TTI) for domestic funds/ETFs held above its … Continue reading


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Dancing Around The Trend Line

The battle of earnings vs. economic data continued yesterday as the markets declined slightly but essentially went nowhere. The Fed’s beige book simply repeated what Fed chairman Bernanke already elaborated on over the past couple of weeks that the economy … Continue reading


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Taking A Breather

After the recent run, the markets took a breather yesterday with the S&P; 500 resting right on its 200-day moving average of 1,114. Attempts of breaking above that level proved to be ephemeral in nature as the 1,121 level was … Continue reading


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More On the International Buy Signal

As I mentioned in last Friday’s weekly update, the International TTI (Trend Tracking Index) crossed its long-term trend line to the upside, and a new buy signal was generated effective Monday, July 26, 2010. If you decide to participate, be … Continue reading


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Breaking Out Is Hard To Do

In last Friday’s market commentary, I talked about the fact that we have reached the upper band of the recent trading range and that a potential break above the S&Ps; 200-day moving average could mean a resumption of the bull … Continue reading


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