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New ETFs On The Block: Vanguard Short-Term Inflation Protected Securities Index Fund (VTIP)

Vanguard, the Wayne, Pennsylvania-based leader of low-cost equity-linked exchange-traded funds has launched the Vanguard Short-Term Inflation Protected Securities Index Fund (VTIP) as the firm continues to expand its offerings in the fixed-income asset class. This is the firm’s first product … Continue reading

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Equities Tumble Ahead Of Earnings Season; Europe Drops After IMF Forecast

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Equities plunged today with the S&P 500 and NASDAQ extending losses for the third straight day as investors chose to remain on the sidelines while third quarter earnings season started unofficially. The Dow Jones Industrial Average … Continue reading

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Major Market ETFs In Stall Speed As Concern Over Europe Lingers; VXX Soars, GDXJ Tanks

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Wall Street closed flat Tuesday despite surging in early trade as worries over Europe overshadowed upbeat US economic reports. The above chart says it all. The markets turned choppy in the last hour of trading as … Continue reading

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European Concerns Return As Equity ETFs Fall

Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Although today wasn’t a big mover or shaker, the S&P 500 fell 0.57%. However, some European indices such as the DAX and FTSE gained over 1%. Meanwhile, the Euro barely budged against the dollar, remaining at … Continue reading

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How TIPs Inflate Their Yields

You think that some of the yields to be had when buying TIPs these days are simply mouthwatering and hard to resist given the current zero interest rate environment. Before you jump in with both feet, consider this WSJ report … Continue reading

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ETFs On The Cutline—Never Miss Another Buy Signal!

One of the most important aspects of trend tracking, or investing in ETFs in general, is to establish a position at the appropriate time. Timing is everything not only in life but especially in the world of investing. If you … Continue reading

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