Closed-End Fund – Foreign

(ETF) Technical Tuesday: What You Knew About the “Market” Is Wrong

How would you answer the following question if I gave you just 10 seconds to do so?

“What’s the market doing right now?”

If you’re like most Americans, you would most likely cite the movement of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Most people will say, for example, “the...

14Mar2014 | | Comments Off on (ETF) Technical Tuesday: What You Knew About the “Market” Is Wrong | Continued

(ETF) The Changes I Made to My Portfolio

October 31, 2013
Twice a year, I check my portfolio to see if any rebalancing needs to be done. I look at my allocations at the end of April and at the end of October to coincide with the start of the “worst six months” (May through October) and the start of the “best six months”...

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(ETF) Stock Market News for October 15, 2012 – Market News

Benchmarks lost their initial gains to end mostly flat as apprehensions about contracting profits of financial bellwethers dented investor sentiment on Friday. At the close of the trading session on Friday, markets recorded their worst weekly performance in four months. Benchmarks had started on a...

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(ETF) Stock Market News for September 14, 2012 – Market News

The Fed finally announced additional economic measures and benchmarks soared to touch new multi-year highs on Thursday. The announcement that the US Federal Reserve will buyback mortgage securities worth $40 billion every month until the labor market improves pushed the benchmarks instantly higher...

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(ETF) Stock Market News for August 8, 2012 – Market News

Hopes that central banks on both sides of the Atlantic would introduce fresh economic measures and strong corporate results helped benchmarks post their third-straight day of gains. While the Dow had been trading over its psychological level for the last few days, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq also crossed...

8Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (ETF) Stock Market News for August 8, 2012 – Market News | Continued

(ETF) Income Strategies for a Low Yield Environment – AAII Investor Update

The Federal Reserve continues to be the enemy of savers. The minutes of the September Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, released earlier this week, signaled the possibility of new actions to bring long-term interest rates down further. Specifically, several committee members stated that...

22Oct2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AAPL) Bond Strategies for a Low Yield Environment

October 14, 2010

The Federal Reserve continues to be the enemy of savers. The minutes of the September Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, released earlier this week, signaled the possibility of new actions to bring long-term interest rates down further. Specifically, several committee...

15Oct2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ETF) Words from the (investment) wise for the week that was (March 2 – 8, 2009)

“Down, down, deeper and down”. So goes the chorus of a Status Quo song, but it is eerily starting to sound like the stock markets’ anthem.

Another week and another plunge of equities on fears about the intensity of the global recession and renewed skepticism...

9Mar2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CEE) Roubini Global Economics: Eastern European Tinderbox – How Explosive Could It Get?

By RGE Monitor

The Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region is the sick man of emerging markets. While the global crisis means few, if any, bright spots worldwide, the situation in the CEE...

25Feb2009 | | 0 comments | Continued