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ETF Insight: Using UltraShort S&P500 (SDS) as a Hedge

The introduction of inverse exchange-traded funds has provided investors with the flexibility to hedge against market movements without having to calculate complex pricing based on volatility, time decay, and other factors. Taking the shine off...

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BlackRock Launches Dollar-Hedged European Equity ETF

The iShares division of investment manager BlackRock has launched a new UCITS-compliant ETF that invests in the equities of large and mid-sized European companies on a dollar-hedged basis.  read more ...

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Schwab, Fidelity, other brokers releasing more information on stock trades but critics say it doesn't help much

Data firms release only covers market orders, not limit orders, and as such there's not much room for price improvement...

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Simple Asset Class ETF Value Strategy [PREMIUM]

Does a simple relative value strategy applied to tradable asset class proxies produce attractive results? To investigate, we test a simple strategy on the following three asset class exchange-traded funds (ETF), plus cash: 3-month Treasury...

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High-Yield Bond ETF Liquidity in Focus

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Three-year-old ETF becomes only game in town for investors hoping to play Greece volatility

For Greek stock speculators,the Global X FTSE Greece 20 ETF listed in the U.S. was just about the only game in town. The fund traded record 14M shares over three days, plunging 19% on Monday and then regaining half the loss on Tuesday and...

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ETF Scorecard - July 3rd Edition

To help investors keep up with the markets, we present our ETF Scorecard. The Scorecard takes a step back and looks at how various asset classes across the globe are performing. ...

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iShares Launches 11 Currency-Hedged ETFs, ALPS Debuts 2 Equal-Weight ETFs

This week, Wall Street welcomed a slew of new launches as iShares stepped up its game in the Currency-Hedged ETF space and ALPS debuted two new equal-weighted funds. ...

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Guggenheim ETF Offloads Hanergy In OTC Sale

Guggenheim Solar exchange-traded fund dumped its entire stake in Hanergy Thin Film Power Group, despite the group’s shares not having traded in six weeks. The formerly high-flying stock has remained frozen out of trading since the company lost $19...

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Snugs uses 3D scanners to build you bespoke earbuds

Whether in-ear 'phones cost £10 or £1000, nearly all come with the same three sizes of rubbery buds you use to wedge them in your trophy handles. UK company Snugs, however, offers a more personalised approach, measuring the unique curves...

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3 investing tips from a Vanguard expert

Vanguard's Maria Bruno offers new investors 3 tips to new investors on investing and...

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Treasury ETF attracts big bucks as investors seek safety amid Greek crisis

ETF holds up better than other funds that own riskier, lower-rated debt, which had their worst monthly outflows...

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ETF Pick of the Month: The Trend is Your Friend is recommending a new short position for the month ahead that looks to favorably position investors in anticipation of continuing profit-taking pressures in a popular sector ETF. Below, we outline our investment thesis and outlook for the new...

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ETF Pick of the Month: An Expert-Only Contrarian Play is recommending a new long position for the month ahead that looks to take advantage of a potential turnaround in a beaten down sector of the U.S. equity market. Below, we outline our investment thesis and outlook for the new recommendation,...

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US Sector ETF Performance – July 1

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Greek ETF up 6.8%, paring gain after Tsipras vows to hold Greek referendum

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit or the quote page for more information about this breaking news. ...

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Charles Schwab Expands Menu Of Commission-Free ETFs

Charles Schwab announced on Tuesday that it is adding JPMorgan Asset Management and nine new ETFs to Schwab ETF OneSource, thereby enabling investors to buy and sell 211 ETFs covering 66 Morningstar categories with $0 online commissions. The latest...

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Q3 2015 PowerShares DWA Momentum ETFs

The PowerShares DWA Momentum Indexes are reconstituted on a quarterly basis.  These indexes are designed to evaluate their respective investment universes and build an index of stocks with superior relative strength characteristics.   This...

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IRA Insights: Vanguard research shines light on investor behavior

Nearly four out of every ten U.S. households own an Individual Retirement Account (IRA). Are they maximizing their IRA contributions and what are the trends around IRA use? Each month Vanguard researchers analyze the trends to see if these investors are...

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7 Headline Elements You Need for Content Marketing Success

Headlines are more important now than they've ever been. According to research by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, 51 percent of all U.S. online readers identified a compelling headline as the reason why they clicked on a given...

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US Sector ETF Performance – June 30

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Blame Deflation for Pressure on Gold, Says ETF Securities' McGlone

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Despite the weaker U.S. dollar, lower stock prices and increase in the VIX volatility index, June has been a disappointing month for the precious metals.  The metals appear to be pressured by deflation, with gold faring...

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Where's the ETF that tracks pot stocks?

The national cannabis market is forecast to reach $10.8 billion in sales by 2019 and while there are exchange-traded funds for rare earth metals and for stocks headquartered in Nashville, there are no ETFs that track pot...

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Rob Arnott: From Innovation To Impact

At Research Affiliates, we don’t seek to be disruptive, but we ask questions, sometimes find conventional wisdom mistaken, and share our insights for the benefit of investors. The principles of con... ...

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Dude, Where's My Pot ETF?

Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana, either for medicinal or personal use, while an additional 13 have planned votes by 2016. If the trend toward legalization continues, there's big profit potential considering...

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Advisors 'can become outdated instantly' Schwab's Clark warns

RIAs are growing well, a Schwab survey finds, but the Advisor Services exec urges even newer-model firms to beware of...

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Bear Chart of the Day -- SPDR Gold Trust ETF Doesn't Glitter

NEW YORK (Real Money) -- At first, I wanted to put an asterisk by this bear chart of the day. The SPDR Gold Trust   exchange-traded fund has a lot of potential to bounce here. Looking at the daily chart, price is right on...

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Will the Greek ETF Lose Its ETF Status?

There is a big lesson here for Global X FTSE Greece 20 ETF investors during the looming Greek default and likely exit from the...

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J.P. Morgan turns to Schwab to sell passive funds

Top active manager's ETFs come to commission-free Schwab...

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What’s happening to the Greece ETF?

In 2012, we suggested that brave investors could invest in Greek stocks via the Lyxor FTSE Athex 20 ETF. Here, Matthew Partridge updates on its performance. The post What’s happening to the Greece ETF? was first published on...

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A strategy for life: Using Vanguard LifeStrategy funds to simplify investment

In this guest post, John Hulton - aka the DIY Investor - explains why he thinks Vanguard's LifeStrategy funds are the ideal one-shot investment. ...

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US Sector ETF Performance – June 29

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De-industrialisation, ‘new Speenhamland’ and neo-liberalism

In Britain today, a majority of those in poverty live in working, rather than non-working, households. This challenges the long-held notion that paid work offers a route out of poverty. This column argues that structural changes in the labour market have...   Read More >

Greece Says No

Updated on July 5, 2015 4:57 pm On Sunday, Greek citizens took to the polls in a controversial referendum asking them whether they support a plan calling for continued economic austerity in exchange for debt relief. Their answer—with more than 70...   Read More >

KRUGMAN: Greece's 'No' vote is a win for Europe (USD, EUR)

Greece has voted a resounding "No" in its referendum on whether to accept the latest bailout proposal from its European creditors.  And for Nobel Laureate and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, this is a win for all of...   Read More >

Greece Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis Unexpectedly Resigns Following ‘No’ Vote

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has resigned. The move has surprised many analysts because Yanis had promised to step aside only if the people of Greece voted yes to Sunday’s referendum that would have delivered a bailout package from...   Read More >

Links for 07-06-15

Austerity Arithmetic - Paul Krugman Banks and Greece’s bailouts - interfluidity Teaching finance after the crisis - Vox EU Fluctuations in the financial system - Vox EU Europe Wins - Paul Krugman End of the global dip - Gavyn Davies Meanwhile In...   Read More >

The Burt Behind Natural Cosmetics Maker Burt's Bees Dies At 80

A spokeswoman for Burt's Bees said in an emailed statement that Burt Shavtiz died of respiratory complications in Bangor, Maine, on Sunday surrounded by family and friends.» E-Mail...   Read More >