Last Week In Review: ETF News And Blog Posts To 12/23/2012

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In case you missed it, here’s a summary of the ETF topics and market reviews I posted to my blog during the week ending on 12/23/2012. Anxiety about the fiscal cliff outcome was overridden by continued hope that a compromise would be in the cards which lifted the S&P 500 by about 1%. Friday’s sell off brought back the sobering …

One Man’s Opinion: Can We Live On Stimulus Forever?

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The Federal Reserve is clearly in this difficult situation where it needs to express its message more forcefully, because it’s not about how much quantitative easing it does, but the message behind it, says Kenneth Rogoff, an economics professor at Harvard. So, he certainly welcomes their change towards focusing on final outputs like employment and inflation, though he would have …

New ETFs On The Block: Advisorshares Pring Turner Business Cycle ETF (DBIZ)

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AdvisorShares, the Bethesda, Maryland-based funds provider of non-index tracking products, has announced the launch of the AdvisorShares Pring Turner Business Cycle ETF (DBIZ), an actively managed fund that seeks long-term growth and capital appreciation across different economic and market cycles through the application of business cycle, technical and fundamental analysis. DBIZ will be managed by Pring Turner Capital Group, the …

ETF/No Load Fund Tracker Newsletter For Friday, December 21, 2012

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ETF/No Load Fund Tracker StatSheet ————————————————————- THE LINK TO OUR CURRENT ETF/MUTUAL FUND STATSHEET IS: https://theetfbully.com/2012/12/weekly-statsheet-for-the-etfno-load-fund-tracker-newsletter-updated-through-12202012/ ———————————————————— Market Commentary Friday, December 21, 2012 INDEXES SLIDE AS HOUSE SCRAPS TAX VOTE; EUROPE SINKS US equity indexes tumbled Friday, paring weekly gains, after House Republicans canceled a vote on higher taxes for top earners to avoid going over the fiscal cliff didn’t find enough …

Weekly StatSheet For The ETF/No Load Fund Tracker Newsletter – Updated Through 12/20/2012

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ETF/Mutual Fund Data updated through Wednesday, December 20, 2012 If you are not familiar with some of the terminology used, please see the Glossary of Terms.   1. DOMESTIC EQUITY MUTUAL FUNDS/ETFs: BUY — since 10/25/2011 The domestic TTI broke through its long-term trend line generating a Sell for this area effective 8/9/2011. Over the recent past, we’ve seen the …

Equities Advance On Fiscal Cliff Hopes; Europe Little Changed As Optimism Fades

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[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] US equities firmed up Thursday with the S&P 500 rebounding from its worst slump in five weeks, as House Speaker John Boehner expressed optimism about reaching a deal with President Obama. Sentiment also got a boost after third-quarter economic growth was revised higher at an annualized pace of 3.1 percent, much higher than the 1.3 percent …