Monthly Archives: September 2012

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Tim Cook’s "MappleGate Mea Culpa" And Other Quotes Of The Week

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ETF Pop Quiz: Norway, NRG Energy and National Munis

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At the end of a busy week in the global markets, the ETFdb pop quiz returns with another round of questions about Norway, NRG Energy and National Munis.As always, all answers can be found using the suite … Continue reading

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This Week In ETFs: September 30th Edition

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Investors seemed to realize this week what another round of quantitative easing and refinancing in Europe really means to the global economy, and all of the markets contracted. Moody’s Investors is reassessing Spain’s … Continue reading

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Centerbridge to return $500m to investors

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Decision to return cmoney comes as Centerbridge Credit Partners reveals it now has about 20 to 25 per cent of its $8.3bn net asset value sitting in cash Continue reading

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Where–and How–Are You Using ETFs in Your Portfolio?

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Readers tout the ability to take targeted positions as a major advantage, while others are deterred by potential trading issues. Continue reading

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Five Miner ETFs with Yields of 5% and Up

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Dividend paying stocks have been a popular theme among investors, but you don’t need to look for dividend-focused funds to get your income fix. Along with their exposure to the rising costs of raw materials, … Continue reading

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HK and Singapore lose hedge fund crown

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Hong Kong and Singapore’s role as centres for large hedge funds has declined this year Continue reading

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Is the European Retail Rebound for Real?

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Weirdly enough, the very latest European retail numbers are substantially better than expected. The French retail PMI rebounded to 47.9 in September from 44.2 in August. On an annualized basis, the retail sales decline was the smallest in seven mo… Continue reading

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ETF Insider: Uptrend Holds, Correction Pressures Build

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Our bearish suspicions from Monday’s Insider proved correct as major equity benchmarks drifted lower after a number of worrisome headlines gave investors plenty of reasons to take profits. Looming uncertainty … Continue reading

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Leveraged VIX ETFs Tumble Over 95% This Year

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Although they’re not designed as long-term investments, the performance of a pair of leveraged exchange traded products that invest in VIX futures contracts is shockingly bad in 2012. VelocityShares Daily … Continue reading

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