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Equities Edge Down As Gold Jumps

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets After yesterday’s “good news” by the Fed that interest rates will be hiked, which produced a nice rally, today’s action was range bound as the major indexes hovered close to the unchanged line … Continue reading

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Dow Slices Through The 20,000 Milestone Marker

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets It seemed like forever, but it’s been only 28 days of treading water before upward momentum was sufficient enough to conquer the 20k milestone. Looking back to the 800 plus point drop in … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: ALPS Enhanced Put Write Strategy ETF (PUTX)

Investment managers often resort to derivatives trading to enhance portfolio yields. A frequently used income generation strategy involves selling call or put strategies when the investment manager is reasonably sure about the market’s direction after analyzing the macros. However, if … Continue reading

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US Stocks Slide As Spanish Storm Looms; ZROZ Soars,

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] US stocks ended in the red Wednesday, losing more than one percent after reports suggested that the European Central Bank has rejected the recently nationalized Bankia group’s bailout plea. The ECB issued a statement Wednesday stating … Continue reading

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U.S. Stock Indexes Slide, UUP Gains, GLD Loses Shine

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] U.S. indexes reversed Tuesday’s gains after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke hinted at stopping further liquidity expansion measures today. In other words, he took the punch bowl away for the time being by showing no monetary exuberance. … Continue reading

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ETF Leaders And Laggards – For The Week Ending 11/18/2011

Here is a quick ETF review of the past week’s Leaders and Laggards from my High Volume ETF Master list: With Europe pulling down world markets, there weren’t too many places to hide. The S&P 500 lost -3.8% and even … Continue reading

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