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

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[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 Euro to $1.34/Euro. Notably, the VIX tanked to fall to 27.63. Also, the 10-year Treasury bumped up to a yield …

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

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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 negatively affected by the developments in Europe has greatly increased. With no tangible solution to the debt crisis being on …

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

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[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 remained at $1.33/Euro, and commodities bumped up a little. Also, the VIX fell once again, dropping 4.64%, though still above …

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

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[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 rising 4.60%. However, the dollar remained at $1.33/Euro. Regardless, I view today as a mere blip and that market pessimism …

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

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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 includes 397 ETFs, of which currently 24 (last week 45) of them are hovering in bullish territory. The second report …