Weekly StatSheet For The ETF Tracker Newsletter – Updated Through 01/31/2019

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ETF Data updated through Thursday, January 31, 2019 Methodology/Use of this StatSheet: From the universe of over 1,800 ETFs, I have selected only those with a trading volume of over $5 million per day (HV ETFs), so that liquidity and a small bid/ask spread are assured. Trend Tracking Indexes (TTIs) Buy or Sell decisions for Domestic and International ETFs (section …

The Fed Pump Continues

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[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets You could almost feel the giddiness of the Wall Street traders after Fed head Powell’s signal yesterday that interest rate hikes are on pause. He then surprised the markets with a separate statement indicating that a further unwind of its $4 trillion asset portfolio could end sooner than expected adding that market turbulence …

The Fed Surrenders; Markets Love It

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[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets The markets jumped right after the opening bell powered by Boeing’s earnings and better-than-expected results from Apple and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). However, to put this in proper perspective, only 3 stocks (Boeing, Apple, McDonald’s) are accounting for 250 points in the Dow’s advance. It’s not that the technology darlings showed a superior …

Struggling For Direction While Waiting For The Fed

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[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Not even poor earnings by Harley-Davidson, which dropped some 5%, as well as a collapse in consumer sentiment, with both current and future expectations plunging, could get the attention of Wall Street Traders. As a result, the major indexes struggled for direction with the Dow eking out a small gain, while the Nasdaq …

Earnings Misses Sour Market Mood

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[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets We started the day in the red after China set the sour mood by reporting another month of declining industrial profits. Things got worse when Caterpillar (CAT), an economic bellwether conglomerate, missed earnings by a huge margin, its worst performance in 10 years, causing its stock price to decline by -9.13%; a dead …

ETFs On The Cutline – Updated Through 01/25/2019

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Below, please find the latest High-Volume ETF Cutline report, which shows how far above or below their respective long-term trend lines (39-week SMA) my currently tracked ETFs are positioned. This report covers the HV ETF Master List from Thursday’s StatSheet and includes 322 High Volume ETFs, defined as those with an average daily volume of more than $5 million, of …