One Man’s Opinion: Should Investors Prepare For A Higher-Rate Environment Next Year?

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Black-Friday might be an interesting event to measure consumer confidence in the US and increasingly in Europe, but it’s the central banks that investors really need to watch, said Niall Quinn, managing director at Eaton Vance Management. The strong consumer confidence in the US shows the US economy is improving, despite the Federal Reserve moving toward normalization of interest rates. …

New ETFs On The Block: Vident Core US Bond Strategy ETF (VBND)

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Vident Financial, the Atlanta, Georgia-based issuer behind the two fairly successful equity products, recently launched its first bond focused exchange-traded fund. The Vident Core US Bond Strategy ETF (VBND) aims to protect investors’ capital through a transparent and systematic investment methodology. The passively-managed VBND tracks the performance of the Vident Core US Strategy Index, a rules-based fixed-income index that seeks …

11-28-2014

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ETF/No Load Fund Tracker Newsletter For November 28, 2014 ETF/No Load Fund Tracker StatSheet ————————————————————- THE LINK TO OUR CURRENT ETF/MUTUAL FUND STATSHEET IS: https://theetfbully.com/2014/11/weekly-statsheet-for-the-etfno-load-fund-tracker-newsletter-updated-through-11262014/?preview=true ———————————————————— Market Commentary Friday, November 28, 2014 STOCKS EDGE OUT SIXTH STRAIGHT WEEK OF GAINS [Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Stocks finished higher on the week, marking a sixth straight week of …

ETF/No Load Fund Tracker Newsletter For November 28, 2014

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ETF/No Load Fund Tracker StatSheet ————————————————————- THE LINK TO OUR CURRENT ETF/MUTUAL FUND STATSHEET IS: https://theetfbully.com/2014/11/weekly-statsheet-for-the-etfno-load-fund-tracker-newsletter-updated-through-11262014/?preview=true ———————————————————— Market Commentary Friday, November 28, 2014 STOCKS EDGE OUT SIXTH STRAIGHT WEEK OF GAINS [Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Stocks finished higher on the week, marking a sixth straight week of gains. Wall Street has been keeping a close watch …

Weekly StatSheet For The ETF/No Load Fund Tracker Newsletter – Updated Through 11/26/2014

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ETF/Mutual Fund Data updated through Wednesday, November 26, 2014 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 10/22/2014 Our main directional indicator, the Domestic Trend Tracking Index (TTI), broke through its long-term trend line generating a “Sell” for this arena effective 10/14/2014, …

Stocks Plow Forward Heading Into The Holiday Season

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[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets All major indexes closed higher today, with the Dow and S&P 500 once again setting new highs as the chart above shows. We saw a mixed bucket of economic data today. Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rose in October, but a key category that tracks business investment plans declined sharply for a …