Monthly Archives: August 2011

Damage Control For ETFs

The major index ETFs managed some damage control over the past week to reduce the losses sustained in the month of August to -5.65% for the S&P 500, which was its worst month since May 2010. It could have been … Continue reading

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7 ETF Model Portfolios You Can Use – Updated through 8/30/2011

Since my last ETF Model Portfolio Report, the S&P 500 managed to gain some +4.39%, while most of our portfolios grew to a lesser degree. The main reason is that we’ve been stopped out of all aggressive positions, so our … Continue reading

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Speculation Rally Continues—Equity ETFs Inch Higher

Today’s rally received support after the August Fed meeting showed that some officials are in favor of another move that might boost the economy, although there was no overall consensus. A second assist came from the president of the Federal … Continue reading

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Major Market ETFs In Recovery Mode

No negatives with any impact on the markets could be found today, as the major market ETFs shifted into recovery mode in part by driven by relief that Hurricane Irene’s damage appeared to be less than expected while, at the … Continue reading

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Equity ETFs Remains In Bear Market Territory; ETF Master Cutline List – Updated Through 8/26/2011

Despite last week’s sharp market rebound in equity ETFs, it remains to be seen if that action was simply a sucker’s rally or the beginning of a new uptrend and resumption of the bull market. While some momentum numbers have … Continue reading

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Last Week In Review: ETF News And Blog Posts To 8/28/2011

In case you missed it, here’s a summary of the ETF topics and market reviews I posted to my blog during the week ending on 8/28/2011. The major market ETFs just about regained during the past 5 trading days what … Continue reading

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