Monthly Archives: September 2010

No Load Fund/ETF Tracker updated through 9/23/2010

My latest No Load Fund/ETF Tracker has been posted at:http://www.successful-investment.com/newsletter-archive.phpIt was a roller coaster ride with Friday’s strong up day more than making up for the mid-week losses. Our Trend Tracking Index (TTI) for domestic funds/ETFs held above its trend … Continue reading

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Taking A Breather

If you consider gold an asset to be held during times of economic uncertainty, you would be correct as the metal continued its ascent toward the $1,300 level during yesterday’s session. Stocks drifted and gold’s rise was a reaction to … Continue reading

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Fed Speak

The markets slipped slightly during the early trading hours yesterday with all eyes feasted on the outcome of the Fed meeting on interest rates. Leaving rates unchanged was pretty much a given, but the accompanying statement was the big unknown. … Continue reading

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Breakout

After repeatedly banging their heads against the S&P; 500’s 1,130 resistance level, the bulls finally broke through this proverbial glass ceiling yesterday with a bang. It wasn’t even nip and tuck; it was a clear break out of the trading … Continue reading

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A Word About Dividend ETFs

Dividend ETFs are an important component in income investors’ portfolios. With the need to generate reliable cash flow in today’s zero-interest-rate-environment comes some complacency in that it is assumed that dividend producing ETFs provide a better buffer against sharp market … Continue reading

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Sunday Musings: Long Term Investment Opportunities

In various past posts, I have mentioned that it is my belief that, economically speaking, we’re heading down a similar path as Japan did over the past 20 years. Nothing was learned from their burst real estate bubble, and the … Continue reading

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