Monthly Archives: March 2011

Weekly StatSheet For The ETF/No Load Fund Tracker

ETF/Mutual Fund Data updated through  Thursday, March 31, 2011 If you are not familiar with some of the terminology used, please see the Glossary of Terms.   1. DOMESTIC EQUITY MUTUAL FUNDS/ETFs: BUY— since 6/3/2009 As announced via a blog … Continue reading


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New Dividend ETF Launched (HDV)

For those investors on the lookout for income, here’s another income ETF in the pipeline as the WSJ (subscription required) reports: BlackRock (BLK) is set to launch Thursday another dividend-focused fund. The iShares High Dividend Equity Fund (HDV) follows the … Continue reading


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Do Japan ETFs Still Have Upside Potential?

That was the question posed in “Japan ETFs: Still Room To Run?” In the days after the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, opportunistic investors pumped record amounts of cash into exchange-traded funds that invest in Japanese companies. But now, more … Continue reading


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Lowest Cost ETFs On The Horizon

Schwab threw down the gauntlet last year by offering their suite of no transaction fee ETFs. Scottrade now picked it up as the WSJ reported (subscription required) in “Scottrade ETF Plan: Lowest Cost:” Discount brokerage Scottrade Inc. is launching a … Continue reading


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ETFs Rally In The Face Of Weak Economic News

No sense in figuring out yesterday’s market behavior. All major market ETFs rallied all of a sudden at mid morning for no obvious reason other than that the S&P 500 bounced off its 50-day moving average; a bullish sign. Let’s … Continue reading


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ETF Tracker StatSheet Improvement

Something that’s been bugging me for a long time is the fact that I have only been able to publish the weekly StatSheet data in PDF format. Over the past weekend, I finally figured out a way to extract the … Continue reading


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