Monthly Archives: November 2011

Equity ETFs Go Bonkers Again – What’s Left In Store?

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] In an investment atmosphere seemingly devoid of any rational order, major indexes moved mountains today as the S&P 500 jumped 4.33% while European indices posted big gains as well. The dollar also depreciated slightly against the … Continue reading

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7 ETF Model Portfolios You Can Use – Updated through 11/29/2011

The markets as measured by the S&P 500 remained pretty much unchanged since last week’s report, with our portfolios moving only slightly. Market direction has dictated for us to be predominantly in bond ETFs as the risk of equities being … Continue reading

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ETFs Go Flat After a Huge Day – Are We In a State of Funk?

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Perhaps investors came to the realization that all is not well in Europe as markets simmered down. The S&P 500 inched up only 0.22% while Europe and Asia posted marginal gains as well. The dollar still … Continue reading

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Big Surprise to the Upside for Major Market ETFs, But Not For Long

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] It was a surprisingly joyous day for equity ETFs as global markets rebounded from last week’s rough patch. The S&P 500 roared back, finishing up 2.92% while in Europe, the DAX had a huge day by … Continue reading

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ETFs/Mutual Funds On The Cutline – Updated Through 11/25/2011

Below are the latest ETF Cutline reports, which show how far above or below their respective long-term trend lines (39 week SMA) my currently tracked ETFs/MFs are positioned. The first report covers the ETF Master List from Thursday’s StatSheet and … Continue reading

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Last Week In Review: ETF News And Blog Posts To 11/27/2011

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 11/27/2011. Another drubbing during the holiday shortened week pushed the S&P 500 down by -4.7% … Continue reading

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