Stocks Take A Hit To Start Of 2015

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[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Stocks took their biggest hit in the past couple of months with all major indexes retreating as the chart shows.  Crude oil also plunged down to $49.97/barrel today, which is a nine-year low, while Europe benchmarks fell as much as 3.3%. Traders are fearful that collapsing oil prices somehow signal the rising …

ETFs/Mutual Funds On The Cutline – Updated Through 1/2/2015

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Below are the latest ETF Cutline reports, which show how far above or below their respective long-term trend lines (39 week SMA) my currently tracked ETFs/MFs are positioned. The first report covers the ETF Master List from Thursday’s StatSheet and includes 410 ETFs, of which currently 243 (last week 251) are hovering in bullish territory. The second report includes only …

One Man’s Opinion: Will US Stocks Struggle This Year Due To Weak Overseas Growth?

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Equity market returns are going to be flat in 2015, says Jim Bianco of Bianco Research LLC. Bloomberg’s own estimate for earnings-growth is down to 6.5 percent – the lowest level since the Great Recession ended in 2008, instead of the usual 10-11 percent. On top of that, almost every guess at the beginning of the year is too high, …

New ETFs On The Block: Flexshares Credit-Scored US Corporate Bond Index Fund (SKOR)

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FlexShares, the tenth-largest US exchange-traded fund issuer better known for its suite of “smart-beta” and self-indexed funds, recently launched a US-focused fixed-income fund that puts the spotlight on the middle-maturity offerings. Northern Trust’s ETF-unit unveiled the FlexShares Credit-Scored US Corporate Bond Index Fund (SKOR), an intermediate-dated bond-fund that focuses on investment-grade corporate bonds with maturities ranging from two to 10 …

01-02-2015

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ETF/No Load Fund Tracker Newsletter For January 2, 2015 ETF/No Load Fund Tracker StatSheet ————————————————————- THE LINK TO OUR CURRENT ETF/MUTUAL FUND STATSHEET IS: https://theetfbully.com/2014/12/weekly-statsheet-for-the-etfno-load-fund-tracker-newsletter-updated-through-12312014/ ———————————————————— Market Commentary Friday, January 2, 2015 SLIPPING AND SLIDING INTO THE NEW YEAR [Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Stocks ended mixed in 2015’s first day of trading. The S&P 500 was …

ETF/No Load Fund Tracker Newsletter For January 2, 2015

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ETF/No Load Fund Tracker StatSheet ————————————————————- THE LINK TO OUR CURRENT ETF/MUTUAL FUND STATSHEET IS: https://theetfbully.com/2014/12/weekly-statsheet-for-the-etfno-load-fund-tracker-newsletter-updated-through-12312014/ ———————————————————— Market Commentary Friday, January 2, 2015 SLIPPING AND SLIDING INTO THE NEW YEAR [Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Stocks ended mixed in 2015’s first day of trading. The S&P 500 was down about 0.03%, the Nasdaq dropped 0.20%, while the …