“I’ve never seen THIS in 34 years of investing,” quipped media personality Jim Cramer on Monday. What was Mr. Cramer referring to? For the most part, he expressed excitement over the stock market’s ability to reward stocks of companies that missed earnings expectations as well as to reward those that beat expectations by not taking [...] [...more]
International Markets & ETFs, Domestic Markets & ETFs, Inflationary ETFs, ETFs for Overbought Markets, Dividend ETFs
Click here to listen to the show: 2-17-2012
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]
Treasury Bond ETFs, Income ETFs, Higher-Yielding ETFs, Dividend ETFs, REIT ETFs, Utilities ETFs
Click here to listen to the show: 6-17-2012
Wireless network operator, China Mobile, is at a 3-month peak.Â Oil explorer, Cnooc, has reached aÂ seven-month pinnacle. And SPDR S&P China (GXC) is up as much as 38% since hitting perilous depths in October.
Is the world’s second largest economyÂ back on the track? Yes and no. While GDP growth estimates of 7% haven’t been this low since [...] [...more]
Dave Fry is oneÂ of the finer technical analysts blogging for The Street.Â This week, he coversÂ 10 of the most widely covered Real Estate ETFs.
In essence, Dave first presents an overview ofÂ the importantÂ attributesÂ of any ETF investment.Â They include, but areÂ by no means limited to: (a) the tracking of anÂ establishedÂ index, (b) consistency inÂ tracking over time, (c) low fees, (d) [...] [...more]
Italy ETFs, France And ETFs, European Downgrades And ETFs, Relative Strength ETFs, Dividend ETFsÂ
Click here to listen to the show: 1-15-2012
Yield-Oriented ETFs, ETF Portfolios, ETFS For Bull Market Trends and Bear Trends, Low Volatility ETFs, Dividend ETFs
Click here to listen to the show: 1-8-2012
In recent commentary, we identified the reasons that the PowerShares Buyback Achievers Fund (PKW) had been earning respect.Â Primarily, PKW had smoked the S&P 500 over the 3-year bullish period 12/2008-11/2011 with 75% gains to the S&P 500’s 45%.
The idea behind PKW is simple enough. In theory, large companies that useÂ cash to buy their own corporate [...] [...more]
As popular as dividend stocks have become — as attractive as REITs may be –Â the pipeline partnershipÂ possibilityÂ isÂ finally getting widespread recognition.Â In fact, Energy MLP ETFs/ETNs like JP Morgan Alerian MLP (AMJ)Â have beenÂ beatingÂ the total return competition.
What makes an Energy MLPÂ ETF (ETN)Â particularly worthwhile? For one thing, owningÂ a diversified basket of energy infrastructure partnerships lets you tap intoÂ an oligarchical [...] [...more]