Major Market ETFs Rally As Fed Signals Low Rate Continuation; GDXJ Pops, VXX Sinks

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[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Major market ETFs rallied for the second day Thursday, marking its biggest two-day gain in 2012, as the Federal Reserve signaled continuation of low interest rate and accommodative monetary policies to avoid a slowdown. Sentiments were also buoyed after data released by the Chinese central bank showed new loan volumes were higher than estimated, reducing fears …

US Equity ETFs Suffer Delayed Fall On Weak Jobs Data; VXX Rises For The Fifth Day While GAZ Slips

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[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Following the government’s nonfarm payrolls report on Friday that showed companies added fewer jobs than forecast, US stocks suffered their biggest loss in over a month on Monday, reacting on the first trading day since the report was published last week. Analysts however, attributed Monday’s pull-back to profit booking by investors, pointing out average monthly job-addition …

Major Market ETFs Open Month Higher

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[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Stocks closed higher Thursday as investors weighed improved reading on the jobs front against slightly disappointing construction spending and manufacturing data. According to the Labor Department, the number of Americans filing first-time claims for unemployment benefits dropped 2,000 to 351,000 last week, the lowest since March 2008. Four-week average now stands lower by 5,500 at 354,000, …