The Fed & ETFs, Real Estate ETFs, Precious Metals ETFs, Currency ETFs, ETFs for a Light Fed Tapering, ETFs for No Fed Tapering, ETFs for a Heavy Fed Tapering, The U.S. vs. Japan’s Monetary Policy & ETFs, Bond ETFs
Click here to listen to the show:¬†9-15-2012
Vanguard ETFs, Indexed ETFs, ETFs & Diversification, U.S. Stock ETFs, Bond ETFs, Emerging Market ETFs, International ETFs, Interest Rate Sensitive ETFs
Click here to listen to the show:¬†7-7-2012
Seeking Alpha’s Jonathan Liss recently spoke with Gary to find out how he planned to use ETFs – including alternative ETF strategies not frequently found in more typical investor portfolios – to position clients in 2013.
Jonathan Liss (JL): How would you describe your investing style/philosophy?
Gary Gordon (GG): Information processing is the best way to describe [...] [...more]
as we head into the final hours of campaigning, it appears that Governor romney is
a slight favorite in terms of the popular vote and President obama is leading in the
electoral college (which is really what counts). it is looking possible that the election
results will be so close that the outcome will depend on recounts and [...] [...more]
Gold ETFs, IAU & GLD, Bond ETFs, Treasury Bond ETF Concerns, Fed Update
Click here to listen to the show: 8-26-2012
Pharma ETFs, REIT ETFs, Bond ETFs, Quantitative Easing and ETFs, Foreign ETFs
Click here to listen to the show: 5-27-2012
I’ve never been shy about criticizing the¬†momentum-based mutual fund ratings or fair value estimates at Morningstar. At this moment, however, it’s the cynic in me — not the critic — who is taking note of a “NEW” section at the information provider’s web site.
Until recently, major tabs at the Morningstar home page included “Stocks,” “Funds” [...] [...more]
John Spence at ETF Trends wonders whether or not investors have become too upbeat on stock assets?¬†High levels of confidence have been seen¬†in everything from Apple (AAPL) journeying north of $500 per share to¬†rising emerging market price ratios to¬†increasing levels of bullish investor sentiment.
That said,¬†when advisers begin to get giddy, history tends to suggest that [...] [...more]
Less than 60% of¬†all U.S. corporations have¬†beaten analyst¬†estimates for Q4 profits. Revenue numbers are equally questionable,¬†as the “beat rate” is only 54%. Both¬†readings are the weakest since the¬†bull market in stocks began in March of 2009.
Bespoke Research Group¬†points out that forward guidance has been¬†equally disconcerting.¬†By analyzing the spread between¬†the percentage of corporations raising guidance (expectations) [...] [...more]
Throughout the last 10 years, world currencies gained remarkable ground on the U.S. dollar. In fact, it wasn’t that long ago when the cover of The Economist¬†featured George Washington with his wig on fire; the former president is piloting a “greenback in flames” as it nose-dives towards Earth.
However, the U.S. dollar served as a one-of-a-kind [...] [...more]