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ETF Radio Podcast (12-10-2007)

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Listeners of this week’s radio segment will receive a solid education in all things Exchange Traded Fund!  Specifically Gary focuses on the 5 major reasons that ETFs are better than mutual funds.  If you are interested in lowering your investment expenses, increasing your tax efficiency and true transparency of your investments, then this is a segment you must listen to. Click here to listen to the show:  12-10-2007

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ETF Radio Podcast (12-3-2007)

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Listeners of the radio show this week will get Gary’s take on why the current market conditions may be a contrarian investors dream scenario.  Gary discusses indicators such as the put-call ratio, bear vs bullish sentiment and the Hulbert Stock Newsletter Sentiment Index (HSNSI).  Specific Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) discussed in relationship to these indicators are the iShares Global Consumer Staples Fund (KXI), the WisdomTree International Communications Fund (DGG) and the WisdomTree International Utilities Fund (DBU). Click here to listen…

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ETF Radio Podcast (11-26-2007)

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This week Gary focuses on 3 defensive Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) that have kept afloat during the recent market turmoil.  The specific funds discussed are SPDR Lehman Intl Treasury Bond ETF (BWX), PowerShares Emerging Mkts Sovereign Debt (PCY) and the CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust (FXF). Click here to listen to the show:  11-26-2007

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ETF Radio Segment (10-15-07)

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Podcast listeners this week will hear an in depth discussion of the Aerospace/Defense sector from Gary with an emphasis on the PowerShares Aerospace & Defense (PPA) fund and the iShares Dow Jones US Aerospace & Defense (ITA) ETF.  Additionally Gary points out some scenarios in which these ETFs could do well in the coming months and could even bolster your portfolio in a market downturn.  Finally, Gary turns his attention to large cap Exchange-Traded funds (ETFs) such as the iShares…

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ETF Radio Segment (10-8-07)

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Listeners of this weeks podcast get a great discussion from Gary on some international funds that have shown more upside in 2007 and less downside risk than U.S. markets.  You’ll need to listen though as he also points out similar international ETFs that have shown less upside and more volatility.  Discussed ETFs in this topic are iShares MSCI Brazil Index (EWZ), iShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC) and the S&P 500 SPDR (SPY).  You’ll also hear Gary’s thoughts on other economic…

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ETF Radio Segment (10-1-07)

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This week Gary has a great spin on what he calls the "Smart Money Magazine Curse", the Madden NFL football game stigma from EA sports and how they both relate to the stock market.  He also discusses the "Halo Effect" in reference to Microsoft’s recent release of Halo 3 and technology Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) such as the Vanguard Information Technology fund (VGT), the Internet HOLDRs fund (HHH) and the iShares S&P GSTI Software fund (IGV).  Click here to listen…

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ETF Radio Segment (9-24-07)

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In this weeks segment Gary discusses why you should look at the PowerShares QQQ fund (QQQQ) due to the strong performance of technology in the 4th quarter over the last 5 years.  You will also hear a discussion of various financial sector ETFs and why they are worth looking at due to the actions of the Federal Reserve this past week.  Discussed funds include the KBW Bank ETF (KBE), the iShares Dow Jones US Financial Sector fund (IYF) and the…

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ETF Radio Segment (9-17-07)

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This week Gary discusses the likely cut of the Fed Funds Rate by the Federal Reserve and what that may mean for stocks, specifically how Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) such as the iShares Lehman Aggregate Bond (AGG) may respond.  The topic is continued through a discussion of investing in the Euro through the CurrencyShares Euro Trust (FXE) and why it could benefit from a US interest rate cut.  Gary also discusses how single country exchange-traded funds show similarities to other sectors…

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ETF Radio Segment (9-10-07)

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This week Gary begins his segment with a discussion on the primary benefits of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) over individual stocks and mutual funds.  He then covers investment market diversification strategies through ETFs.  Specific funds discussed are PowerShares DB G10 Currency Harvest (DBV), Claymore/Zacks Country Rotation (CRO), the iShares Lehman Aggregate Bond (AGG) and streetTRACKS Gold Shares (GLD). Click here to listen to the show:  9-10-2007

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