Monthly Archives: August 2017

Weekly StatSheet For The ETF Tracker Newsletter – Updated Through 08/31/2017

ETF Data updated through Thursday, August 31, 2017 Methodology/Use of this StatSheet: From the universe of over 1,800 ETFs, I have selected only those with a trading volume of over $5 million per day (HV ETFs), so that liquidity and … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished: S&P Closes In The ‘Green’ For August

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets The past few days, I have commented on the fact that the S&P was in danger of notching its first losing month in 2017, and that there was a good chance efforts would … Continue reading

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When Only Good News Matters

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets Even though I was a little facetious yesterday when commenting that the S&P needs to rally for the remaining 3 sessions of August to maintain its spotless record of rising every month, today … Continue reading

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Clawing Back From An Early Sell-Off

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets The early morning sell-off, which had the Dow down nearly 135 points, is now in the rearview mirror with the index staging its best intra-day comeback in 9 months. All the worries of … Continue reading

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In Harvey’s Wake: Major Indexes Steady

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets While Hurricane Harvey unleashed his enormous power over the weekend, the major indexes escaped pretty much unscathed and spent the session bouncing around their respective unchanged lines. The Nasdaq fared the best by … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Here’s How The Next Recession Begins

By Simon Black In 1886 there were only 38 states in the United States. Electric power was still cutting edge technology that few people had ever seen. The Statue of Liberty hadn’t even been dedicated yet. But it was that … Continue reading

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