World Ex-US Mostly Oversold
by Bespoke Investment Group
26 Mar 2013 at 10:12am
by Bespoke Investment Group Below is an updated look at where the S&P 500 and its ten sectors currently stand within their normal trading ranges. In the table below, the red shading represents ove...
Recent Asset Class Performance – Key ETFs (Bespoke) by Bespoke Investment Group
20 Mar 2013 at 9:24am
by Bespoke Investment Group The “big 3″ of the US indices (Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq) all closed lower today, while smallcaps managed to eke out a small gain. Below is a more in-depth look at recent pe...
Technical Talk: Stage Set for SP500 All-Time High – Enter Risk Aversion by Don Vialoux, EquityClock.com
12 Feb 2013 at 9:59am
by Don Vialoux, Tech Talk Upcoming US Events for Today: • NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for January will be released at 7:30am. The market expects 89.5 versus 88.0. • Treasury Budget for Janua...
Technical Talk: Weekly SPDR Select Sector Review by Don Vialoux, TechTalk
7 Feb 2013 at 11:04am
Pre-opening Comments for Thursday February 7th U.S. equity index futures are mixed this morning. S&P 500 futures are unchanged in pre-opening trade. Index futures weakened slightly following releas...
Technical Talk: Market Recovers, but Risk Aversion Building by Don Vialoux, TechTalk
6 Feb 2013 at 9:36am
Upcoming US Events for Today: Weekly Crude Inventories will be released at 10:30am. Upcoming International Events for Today: German Manufacturer’s Orders for December will be released at 6:00am EST...
Technical Talk: Dow Cracks 14,000, Risk Aversion Becoming Evident by Don Vialoux, TechTalk
4 Feb 2013 at 10:47am
by Don Vialoux, Tech Talk Upcoming US Events for Today: Factory Orders for December will be released at 10:00am. The market expects a month-over-month increase of 2.4% versus no change (0.0%) previ...
Technical Talk: An Update on Seasonal Trades – Take Profits on Agriculture an... by Don Vialoux, TechTalk
1 Feb 2013 at 10:05am
by Don Vialoux, TechTalk Comments for Friday February 1st U.S. equity index futures are higher this morning. S&P 500 futures are up 10 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures responded to news t...
Technical Talk: Rotation from Bonds to Stocks Continues – Markets Nearing All... by Don Vialoux, EquityClock.com
30 Jan 2013 at 9:33am
Upcoming US Events for Today: • ADP Employment Report for January will be released at 8:15am. The market expects 172K versus 215K previous. • Preliminary GDP for the Fourth Quarter will be released...
Technical Talk: A Pullback is Most Likely Following Earnings Season by Don Vialoux, EquityClock.com
28 Jan 2013 at 9:30am
by Don Vialoux, TechTalk Upcoming US Events for Today: • Durable Goods Orders for December will be released at 8:30am. The market expects an increase of 1.6% versus an increase of 0.7% previous. Ex...
How Are ‘Seasonal’ Investment Positions Performing? by Don Vialoux, EquityClock.com
25 Jan 2013 at 11:02am
by Don Vialoux, TechTalk Editor’s Note: Don Vialoux is scheduled to appear on BNN Television at 4:50 PM EST on Monday) Pre-opening Comments for Friday January 25th U.S. equity index futures are hig...
ETF Analysis from ETFTrends.com
What Now for Japan ETFs After Sell-Off?
by Tom Lydon
23 May 2013 at 6:00pm
Even with the Nikkei 225 plunging over 1,100 points Thursday, analysts remain positive that ongoing #8220;Abenomics#8221; will fuel economic growth, arguing that the temporary setback in Japanese e...
Don’t Forget About These Multi-Asset ETFs for Income by Tom Lydon
23 May 2013 at 5:00pm
The current low interest rate, low yield environment has sent investors scurrying to an array of destinations in an effort to generate income. Dividend stocks, high-yield bonds, MLPs and REITs rema...
Not So Sweet: Sugar ETN Enduring Dreadful 2013 by Tom Lydon
23 May 2013 at 4:15pm
It has been said that misery loves company. If that is indeed the case than sugar bulls can find solace in knowing that one of the world’s most consumed commodities is languishing along with plenty...
ETF Firm RevenueShares Gets a Chinese Investor by Tom Lydon
23 May 2013 at 3:45pm
RevenueShares, the ETF sponsor known for its six-ETF suite of revenue-weighted funds, landed a $7 million investment from a Chinese venture capital firm in exchange for a 22% stake in the issuer’s ...
A Trio of ETFs Sitting on 30% Gains This Year by Tom Lydon
23 May 2013 at 3:15pm
For as good as U.S. equities have been this year, and they have been quite good broadly speaking, finding an abundance of ETFs that are up 30% or more year-to-date is difficult. The job is made eve...
A Dividend ETF for ‘Dogs of the Dow’ Theory by Tom Lydon
23 May 2013 at 2:38pm
I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments within the exchange traded fund market. This Thursday, I l...
ETFs: More Tax-Efficient than Apple? by John Spence
23 May 2013 at 2:25pm
Apple (NasdaqGS: AAPL) has faced intense scrutiny lately over using foreign subsidiaries to cut its U.S. income taxes. Of course, no one likes to pay taxes, which is why the tax efficiency of stock...
Trading Volume Explodes in Leveraged and Inverse Small-Cap ETFs by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
23 May 2013 at 2:00pm
Inverse (Short) and Leveraged “Bear” ETF Products linked to the Russell 2000 traded gigantic, if not historic volume yesterday, really accelerating following the FOMC minutes release. Take TZA (Dir...
Japan ETFs Vulnerable After Nikkei, Topix Slide by Tom Lydon
23 May 2013 at 1:30pm
ETFs tracking Japan, the world’s third-largest economy, slumped Thursday in U.S. trade after a late-session slide sent Japanese shares tumbling to their worst one-day performance in more than two y...
Don’t Give Up on Gold ETFs: SP by John Spence
23 May 2013 at 1:02pm
Gold ETFs are down nearly 20% this year. However, the poor performance shouldn’t discourage investors from maintaining a small percentage to the metal in their long-term portfolios for diversificat...
ETF Analysis from IndexUniverse.com
FBG Gets A Head-Scratching Creation
by Olly Ludwig
23 May 2013 at 3:22pm
Sometimes creations in ETNs are as unbelievable as they are unknowable.
GURU Assets Grow, Helped By Performance by Cinthia Murphy
23 May 2013 at 12:16pm
An ETF focused on 13F filings looks like it’s attracting investors amid signs of outperformance.
Renaissance Plans For An IPO ETF Now In Motion by Olly Ludwig
23 May 2013 at 10:25am
First Trust’s ‘FPX’ will soon have a competitor from upstart ETF firm Renaissance Capital.
Barclays Launches Europe-Focused ETN by Olly Ludwig
23 May 2013 at 8:25am
The U.K.-based bank rolled out two ETNs this week, including one targeting Europe.
IDX’s Schellhas Talks Diamond ETFs by Hannah Tool
23 May 2013 at 3:00am
Kris Schellhas of the Investment Diamond Exchange talks about the hardest—and most up-and-coming—asset: diamonds.
LPL Ordered To Pay $9M For Email Failures by Olly Ludwig
22 May 2013 at 11:57am
The big independent broker is fined for letting millions of emails fall between the cracks.
Faber: Payout ETFs Not All About Dividends by Cinthia Murphy
20 May 2013 at 9:53am
There’s a lot more to dividend-focused ETFs than dividends alone, Cambria’s Mebane Faber says.
Chinese Firm Invests In RevenueShares by Cinthia Murphy
22 May 2013 at 10:30am
It looks like RevenueShares will raise its game with the help of a Chinese investor.
Schiff: Gold Fools Shouldn’t Be Selling by Olly Ludwig
21 May 2013 at 10:19am
Amid all the selling of gold, Peter Schiff says he’s a buyer and is convinced fundamentals are better than ever.
ETF Watch: WisdomTree ETF Targets Div Growth by Heather Bell
22 May 2013 at 3:00am
New WisdomTree fund invests in U.S. companies likely to see high dividend growth.
Fund Industry Update - CNW
Horizons announces May 2013 distributions for its Covered Call ETFs
23 May 2013 at 7:36pm
TORONTO, May 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. and its affiliate AlphaPro Management Inc. (collectively "Horizons ETFs") are pleased to announce the distribution amounts per...
Horizons announces May 2013 distributions for certain active ETFs 22 May 2013 at 8:30pm
TORONTO, May 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. and its affiliate AlphaPro Management Inc. (collectively "Horizons ETFs") are pleased to announce the distribution amounts per...
PowerShares Canada announces fund closures 22 May 2013 at 4:30pm
TORONTO, May 22, 2013 /CNW/ - PowerShares Canada today announced that the following mutual funds will be terminated at the close of business on or about July 26, 2013: PowerShares Global Clea...
Aston Hill Advantage Bond Fund renews normal course issuer bid 22 May 2013 at 9:26am
TORONTO, May 22, 2013 /CNW/ - (TSX: MBB-UN) Aston Hill Advantage Bond Fund (the "Fund") has renewed its normal course issuer bid to purchase up to 206,357 units of the Fund representing approxim...
TD Asset Management Inc. announces portfolio adviser change 22 May 2013 at 9:00am
TORONTO, May 22, 2013 /CNW/ - TD Asset Management Inc. (TDAM), the manager of TD Mutual Funds, announced that Global Currents Investment Management, LLC, the portfolio adviser for the TD Global ...
Invesco Canada announces cash distributions for TSX-listed PowerShares ETFs 21 May 2013 at 4:30pm
TORONTO, May 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Invesco Canada today announced the May 2013 distributions for the PowerShares exchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Unitholders of reco...
Pro-Financial considers proposals from Canadian-based asset managers 21 May 2013 at 3:39pm
OAKVILLE, ON, May 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Pro-Financial (PFAM), the management company for the Pro-Index Funds announced that it is considering, with the assistance of a financial adviser, several prop...
Dynamic Funds lowers management fees on certain fund series as part of enhanc... 21 May 2013 at 11:00am
TORONTO, May 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Dynamic Funds, managed by GCIC Ltd., announced today that it will lower the management fees on a number of fund series as part of enhancements to the Altitude Inves...
Moneda LatAm Growth Fund Completes Initial Public Offering 17 May 2013 at 8:45am
/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA./ TORONTO, May 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Scotia Managed Companies Administration Inc. is pleased to ...