The Guggenheim Insider Sentiment ETF (NFO) has been around long enough to demonstrate its chops.¬†During one of the worst downturns in U.S. history (10/07-3/09), both NFO and the S&P 500 SPDR Trust (SPY) reached a similar bottom at a similar pace. Buying-n-holding either one of these exchange-traded trackers was a recipe for ridicule.
During the bull [...] [...more]
ETFs for 2013, Asia ETFs, Investing for Income & ETFs
Click here to listen to the show: 1-6-2012
Seeking Alpha Interview on ETFs, ETF Investing, ETF Strategies, ETFs for 2013
Click here to listen to the show: 12-31-2012
Unemployment Numbers¬†and ETFs, China¬†and ETFs, Real Estate Recovery and ETFs, Alternatives to Overbought ETFs, Europe and ETFs, ETFs for 2013
Click here to listen to the show: 12-9-2012
Why are investors still buying treasuries and short-term investment grade bonds? Many have grown accustomed to the exceptional total returns.
As I look out across the 2013 landscape, however, I see less opportunity for investors to score big with a capital appreciation component on¬†taxable U.S. debt or quality (e.g., AAA, AA, etc.) corporate debt. Depending on [...] [...more]
In 2001, an economist coined an acronym that typified investing in the initial decade of this century. Indeed, “BRIC” became part and parcel of our vocabulary.
BRIC regards four of the largest economic powerhouses in the emerging world — Brazil, Russia, India and China. And for investors, it¬†became a must-know concept for success in the 2002-2007 [...] [...more]
According to Governor Romney, extreme environmentalism in the current White House has obstructed high paying jobs in the oil and gas sector. Indeed, ‚ÄúDrill Baby Drill‚ÄĚ is more than a Republican mantra; Romney believes that abundant natural gas in North America is an avenue for reducing unemployment, lowering fuel costs and lessening dependence on foreign [...] [...more]