Tag: ETF Trading Research

Investing In An Oil ETF

February 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Investing In An Oil ETF

Oil and stocks are moving in lockstep with one another.  And oil is the one in control. If oil prices go up, stocks follow.  If oil prices go down, stocks follow.  If oil has a rare calm day, stocks are flat as well. It has happened time and time again over the last several months. […]

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ETFs With Newmont Mining $NEM Exposure

February 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
ETFs With Newmont Mining $NEM Exposure

Newmont Mining $NEM is the top performing stock in the S&P 500 over the last month.  I can hear the gold bugs rejoicing. As of this writing, NEM is up more than 35% in the last month and it’s 48% above the 52-week low. Here Are 2 ETFs With Exposure To Newmont Mining… iShares MSCI […]

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Sector ETFs To Buy In January

January 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Sector ETFs To Buy In January

Stocks are off to a dreadful start in 2016.  The S&P 500 is down 11% from the 52-week highs.  It’s not even close to the 20% drop needed to be an official bear market. Yet, you can’t read, watch, or listen to anything about the financial markets without hearing about how stocks are headed for […]

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Solar Stocks Are The New Value Stocks

January 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Solar Stocks Are The New Value Stocks

First Solar $FSLR was one of the few stocks to start the year on a positive note. The stock was up 8% in the first few days of trading in 2016. The rally was sparked by an upgrade from Goldman Sachs $GS.  The Goldman analyst said the stock could go up 50%. The interesting call […]

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December ETF Fund Flows Benefit Broad Based Stock ETFs

January 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
December ETF Fund Flows Benefit Broad Based Stock ETFs

The first interest rate hike from the Fed didn’t deter ETF investors from putting money into ETFs that hold US stocks.  The December ETF Fund Flows show the ETFs holding US large cap stocks saw the biggest inflows during the month. Let’s dive into the details of the December ETF fund flows and other sentiment […]

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OPEC Oil Prices Hit Energy ETFs

December 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
OPEC Oil Prices Hit Energy ETFs

Recently, the members of Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) met.  They decided to continue pumping oil at a record pace and let OPEC oil prices fall as the supply glut widens. The immediate reaction to the decision had a negative impact on oil prices.  The price of a barrel of WTIC crude oil plunged […]

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Gold Miners ETF In Trouble As Gold Prices Fall

December 2, 2015 | By | Reply More
Gold Miners ETF In Trouble As Gold Prices Fall

Gold prices are below $1,100 per ounce.  That’s a five-year low and right at the price from six years ago. Here’s what a chart of the round trip gold has taken over the last six years. Gold has lost much of its appeal as an investment.  Its status as a store of wealth benefited from […]

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A New Low Cost Stock ETF For 2016

November 20, 2015 | By | Reply More
A New Low Cost Stock ETF For 2016

I went shopping at Costco $COST the day after Halloween.  As soon as I walked through the door, I was met by the friendly greeter checking to make sure everyone had their membership cards. I was also greeted by massive displays of Christmas decorations.  That can only mean one thing… the holidays are here and […]

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5 Best ETFs For November

November 9, 2015 | By | Reply More
5 Best ETFs For November

I grew up attending Kansas City Royals baseball games.  I remember watching guys like George Brett, Frank White, and Bret Saberhagen win the World Series in 1985. Heck, I still have boxes full of old baseball cards, signed baseballs and baseball bats, and a cheap souvenir batting helmet that I’m not willing to part with. […]

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Sector ETFs To Buy In October

October 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
Sector ETFs To Buy In October

Right now new information is coming at us on a daily basis.  And it’s a challenge to make heads or tails of it. The environment is so difficult that many hedge funds are throwing in the towel.  More than 400 hedge funds simply shut down and returned money to investors in the first half of […]

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