Monthly Archives: May 2011

Mutual Funds On The Cutline – Updated as of 5/27/2011

A rising tide lifts all boats, and that was the case in some sectors. Despite the weak overall equity market conditions, a few funds in the technology and financial sector recovered and headed back above the cutline. Here are the … Continue reading

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New Russell 2000 High Beta ETF (SHBT) Started Trading

The ETF Daily News reports that “Russell To Begin Trading The Russell 2000 High Beta ETF (SHBT) Friday, May 27:” Russell will begin trading its new “Russell 2000 High Beta ETF” (NYSE:SHBT) Friday May 27, 2011. The Fund seeks investment … Continue reading

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ETFs On The Cutline – Updated through 5/27/2011

With the market’s early sell off, followed by a partial come back and a close to the downside, some of the equity ETFs around the cutline meandered as well with no convincing moves either way. While weakness prevailed, the Latin … Continue reading

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Last Week In Review: ETF News And Blog Posts

In case you missed it, here’s a summary of the topics that I posted to my blog during week ending on 5/27/2011. The markets slowly climbed back after Monday’s sell-off but still ended up closing slightly to the downside. My … Continue reading

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Mutual Funds Rush To Join The ETF Movement Via Active Offerings

The WSJ reports in “Mutual Funds Race to Join ETF Fray” (subscription required) that mutual fund companies are accelerating their efforts to join the spreading ETF movement: After watching the exchange traded fund industry streak past $1 trillion of assets … Continue reading

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ETF Leaders And Laggards – For The Week Ending 5/27/2011

Here are this past week’s top 5 winners and losers from my High Volume ETF Master List: Metals and Natural Resources took top billing last week, and the more conservative, but high ranking ETFs XLV and XLP, gave back some … Continue reading

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