A Split Market: Dow Hits Record High, Nasdaq Dumps, Bond Bloodbath Continues

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[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the Markets It was a market of extremes. While the Dow managed to hit an all-time high, powered predominantly by only 4 stocks in its index, the Nasdaq headed south while the S&P meandered but managed to close in the green by +0.20%. Emerging markets (ILF) got pounded at the rate of -7.17% while bonds …

New ETFs On The Block: Sprott Gold Miners ETF (SGDM)

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Gold-focused funds experienced a turbulent 2013 after Former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke announced the end of asset purchases in May. Gold miners were no exception, and many funds lost 50 percent or more value in the following months. However, 2014 has been a totally different story and many gold miner exchange-traded funds came out on top though volatility in the …

Icahn Proposes Ebay Paypal Split; Outlook For Mining ETFs

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[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving The Markets The Nasdaq hit a new 13-year high today, while the S&P posted modest gains and the Dow fell about 0.3%. IBM’s (IBM) 3% drop was a heavy blow to the Dow. Today was a great day for eBay (EBAY), Netflix (NFLX) and F5 Networks (FFIV) after releasing their quarterly earnings for Q4 …

ETF/No Load Fund Tracker Newsletter For Friday, January 10, 2014

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ETF/No Load Fund Tracker StatSheet ————————————————————- THE LINK TO OUR CURRENT ETF/MUTUAL FUND STATSHEET IS: https://theetfbully.com/2014/01/weekly-statsheet-for-the-etfno-load-fund-tracker-newsletter-updated-through-01092014/ ———————————————————— Market Commentary Friday, January 10, 2014 STOCKS STILL COLD THIS WEEK, BUT ENGERGY ETFS DON’T MIND [Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving The Markets U.S. stocks ended Friday mixed after the U.S. December jobs report disappointed though losses were limited and trading remained …

First Day Of Trading Seems Sour, Economy Looks Sweeter

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[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving The Markets U.S. stock indexes posted their largest decline in three weeks on the first trading day of 2014, after the benchmark S&P 500 finished its best year since 1997. Oil and gas producers were among the hardest hit following a 3% drop in oil prices to under $96 a barrel as Libya prepares to …