Monthly Archives: August 2012

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Daily ETF Roundup: Markets Tick Higher On Another QE3 “Hint”

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Investors were fixated on the words of Bernanke today, as the Fed Chairman delivered his much anticipated speech at the central bank’s annual economic symposium in Jackson Hole. Prior to the speech, investors … Continue reading

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Reverse Share Split Set for UVXY

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VIX based long leveraged ETFs have been crushed by declining stock market volatility. Continue reading

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ETF Performance Report: August

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After a bumpy start, the broad equities market and stock exchange traded funds made a strong rebound over August. The S&P 500 is trying to break through its highest level since 2008.The top ETF performers … Continue reading

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Looking Beyond the Usual Suspects in Emerging Market ETFs

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More investors are adding emerging market exchange traded funds to their portfolios as a part of a diversified allocation strategy. Still, most tend to focus on the largest products out there, ignoring … Continue reading

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Equity ETFs Poised for Second Straight Down Week

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U.S. stock ETFs rallied Friday after Fed chairman Ben Bernanke’s highly anticipated Jackson Hole speech but the major indices were on track to lose ground for a second week.In afternoon trading Friday, … Continue reading

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Index, ETF option volumes near midday

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Total options volume is approaching 5.6 million contracts, with calls topping the action.The SPDR S&P 500 Fund (SPY) has 1.1 million options traded, while 530,000 of those are calls. The PowerShares QQQ … Continue reading

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Bullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross – AGQ

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In trading on Friday, shares of the Proshares Ultra Silver ETF (AMEX: AGQ) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $49.04, changing hands as high as $49.38 per share. Proshares Ultra Silver shares are currently trading up about 7.9% on the day. T… Continue reading

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Emerging Markets Consumer ETF (ECON) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA

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In trading on Friday, shares of the Emerging Markets Consumer ETF (AMEX: ECON) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $23.20, changing hands as high as $23.25 per share. Emerging Markets Consumer shares are currently trading up about 0.6% on the… Continue reading

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iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Index Fund Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average – Bullish for ACWX

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In trading on Friday, shares of the iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Index Fund ETF (NASD: ACWX) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $38.21, changing hands as high as $38.28 per share. iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Index Fund shares are currently trading up… Continue reading

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Agribusiness Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average – Bullish for MOO

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In trading on Friday, shares of the Agribusiness ETF (AMEX: MOO) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $49.90, changing hands as high as $50.08 per share. Agribusiness shares are currently trading up about 0.9% on the day. The chart below shows… Continue reading

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