European ETFs and their respective¬†Currency ETFs have been getting squashed. Nobody seems to want to invest in¬†Greece, Spain¬†or Italy.
Many believed that the U.S. represented a brighter spot. Yet the news… oh boy! Sales of new and existing homes have plunged. Consumer confidence sank. And jobless claims rose dramatically.
–¬† Is another recession around the corner? Is the country on the wrong track? And if so, are your investments safe?
–¬† Are you worried that your finnacial accounts are¬†at serious risk… again!
Maybe you could use a little peace of mind.¬†Get some peace of mind today and check out ETF Risk Alert.¬†
The top ETF features from the web for the week ending 2/26/10:
Dennis Gartman: The Euro Is ‚ÄėDoomed‚Äô¬†– Lara Crigger, Index Universe
ETF Strategy: European Property Stalls, Shipping sinks¬†– David Campbell
More Oil Than You Can Shake A Stick At¬†– Brad Zigler, Index Universe
U.S. Dollar Could Benefit Regardless of How Markets View Bernanke’s Comments¬†– Cliff Wachtel, Seeking Alpha
Platinum, Coal And More: The Outlook For Metals And Mining ETFs¬†– Tom Lydon, ETF Trends
California Bond ETF Holders Should Beware¬†– Anthony Alfidi, Seeking Alpha
Country And Region ETFs¬†– Bespoke
Active ETFs Become…Active¬†– Elizabeth Trotta, Smart Money¬†¬†¬†¬†
ETFs That Bet Against Treasuries Profit On Higher Yields¬†– John Spence, Market Watch
Berkshire S&P Addition Has ETF Investors Looking Elsewhere¬†– Paul Weisbrook, Morningstar
Disclosure Statement: ETF Expert¬†is a web log (‚ÄĚblog‚ÄĚ) that makes the world of ETFs easier to understand. Gary Gordon, MS, CFP is the president of Pacific Park Financial, Inc., a Registered Investment Adviser with the SEC. The company and/or its clients may hold positions in the ETFs, mutual funds and/or index funds mentioned above. The company does not receive compensation from any of the fund providers covered in this feature. Moreover, the commentary does not constitute individualized investment advice. The opinions offered herein are not personalized recommendations to buy, sell or hold securities. Investors who are interested in money management services may visit the Pacific Park Financial, Inc.¬†web site.