One Man’s Opinion: Is Balance-Sheet Repair Delaying Consumer Spending Pick-Up?

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The revised Q1 GDP reading is not indicative of the underlying growth trend in the US economy, said Alan Krueger, professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University. Investors would be wise to look past the first-quarter numbers as there were some special factors such as very bad weather in the North East, labor disputes on the West Coast …

New ETFs On The Block: Powershares S&P 500 Ex-Rate Sensitive Low Volatility Portfolio (XRLV)

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The broad equity markets in the US saw heightened volatility this year amid continuing tensions around Greece, highly unpredictable oil prices and weak GDP data on the domestic front. Moreover, a fluctuating greenback and an unexpected slowdown in China – the world’s second largest economy, didn’t help investor sentiment either. After the poor showing in the first quarter, economic readings …

05-29-2015

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ETF/No Load Fund Tracker Newsletter For May 29, 2015 ETF/No Load Fund Tracker StatSheet ————————————————————- THE LINK TO OUR CURRENT ETF/MUTUAL FUND STATSHEET IS: https://www.theetfbully.com/2015/05/weekly-statsheet-for-the-etfno-load-fund-tracker-newsletter-updated-through-05282015/ ———————————————————— Market Commentary STOCKS LOWER FRIDAY, BUT NOT TO OVERSHADOW PROFITABLE MONTH OF MAY [Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Stocks fell Friday; the major indexes posted weekly losses as weaker economic data …

ETF/No Load Fund Tracker Newsletter For May 29, 2015

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ETF/No Load Fund Tracker StatSheet ————————————————————- THE LINK TO OUR CURRENT ETF/MUTUAL FUND STATSHEET IS: https://www.theetfbully.com/2015/05/weekly-statsheet-for-the-etfno-load-fund-tracker-newsletter-updated-through-05282015/ ———————————————————— Market Commentary STOCKS LOWER FRIDAY, BUT NOT TO OVERSHADOW PROFITABLE MONTH OF MAY [Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Stocks fell Friday; the major indexes posted weekly losses as weaker economic data weighed on markets. But equities still notched gains for …

Weekly StatSheet For The ETF/No Load Fund Tracker Newsletter – Updated Through 05/28/2015

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ETF/Mutual Fund Data updated through Thursday, May 28, 2015 If you are not familiar with some of the terminology used, please see the Glossary of Terms.   1. DOMESTIC EQUITY MUTUAL FUNDS/ETFs: BUY — since 10/22/2014 Our main directional indicator, the Domestic Trend Tracking Index (TTI), broke through its long-term trend line generating a “Sell” for this arena effective 10/14/2014, …

U.S. Investors Just Can’t Get Away From Greek Food; Semiconductor M&A Bigtime

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[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets U.S. stocks closed lower today as uneasiness over a Greek debt deal and a selloff in Shanghai stocks weighed on investor sentiment. In China, stocks fell 6.5% on Thursday, with traders citing the tightening of marginal lending rules as a possible explanation. In economic news, jobless claims rose unexpectedly last week, but …