Monthly Archives: August 2010

Looking For Inspiration

So much for Friday’s feel good rally. There was absolutely no upside follow through on Monday, and the major averages headed straight down with an occasional uptick (see chart; courtesy of marketwatch.com). While the government report on personal income and … Continue reading

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Are Dividend ETFs A Good Alternative To Bond Funds?

Much is being written about a potential bursting of the bond bubble. I have commented on several occasions as to how we will handle that event via our sell stop discipline, whenever it occurs. Keep in mind that, just like … Continue reading

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Sunday Musings: M-Index Rankings

The M-Index rankings featured in my weekly StatSheet provide assistance in making proper fund/ETF selections when buy signals are being generated. The best time to utilize the ranking system is at the beginning of a buy cycle, right after trend … Continue reading

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ETF Liquidation

With over 1,000 ETFs now being on the market, there are bound to be some that simply don’t make it and end up folding shop. So what do you do if you get stuck with an ETF that is about … Continue reading

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No Load Fund/ETF Tracker updated through 8/26/2010

My latest No Load Fund/ETF Tracker has been posted at:http://www.successful-investment.com/newsletter-archive.phpToday’s rally wiped out some of the losses from earlier in the week, but the major indexes still closed down slightly. Our Trend Tracking Index (TTI) for domestic funds/ETFs held above … Continue reading

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Mounting A Comeback

Despite worse than expected new-home sales and industrial production numbers, the markets managed a rebound yesterday by reversing an early 100 point drop of the Dow. The gains were modest, but at least it was an up day. Today could … Continue reading

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