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I will be traveling this weekend and will not have an opportunity to write the usual Sunday Musings. Regular posting will resume on Monday. Stay tuned.

Market Top?

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Bob Prechter appeared on CNBC a few days ago and discussed seeing a market top similar to the one in 2007. Take a look at the video: While I believe that the Elliott Wave Theory has merit, it is not a very good timing indicator. Some of Bob’s previous forecasts based on his E-wave analysis have been correct, but were …

No Load Fund/ETF Tracker updated through 1/28/2010

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My latest No Load Fund/ETF Tracker has been posted at: downside momentum pulled the major indexes lower. It’s interesting to note that the international TTI has now passed the domestic TTI by moving closer to its respective trend line and a potential sell signal. Our Trend Tracking Index (TTI) for domestic funds/ETFs has now crossed its trend line (red) to …

Reader Help Requested

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Reader Russ had a great suggestion and commented as follows: I enjoy your columns and blogs and have benefitted from your recommendations to set firm sell points. My question/request is on finding information on a specific fund or ETF within the stat sheets.It would seem very helpful if there would be a search feature that one could enter the name …

An Easy Oversight

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The WSJ featured a story on the discrepancies between an ETF’s performance and the underlying index it is supposed to track: True believers in index funds are eyeing a problem churned up during the market’s turbulent passage over the past two years—tracking error. That is where a fund’s performance veers from the index it is supposed to track. This is …

Bumping Against Trading Limitations

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With the markets having corrected three straight days in a row last week, some readers are getting close to having to execute sell stops and/or contemplating how to reenter the market should this downturn to be short-lived. Reader Bruce had this to say: Preparing for a market exit, I have been reading up on the short-term trading rules for funds …