Monthly Archives: March 2014

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The Case For Ignoring Your Retirement Plan

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Ignorance is bliss, as the adage goes. But should you simply ignore your retirement plan investments? Continue reading

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Gold Lower, Hits 7-Week Low & Closes at Technically Bearish Monthly Low Close

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(Kitco News) – Gold prices ended the U.S. day session lower, near the daily low, hit a seven-week low and also closed at a technically bearish monthly low close on this last trading day of the month and the quarter. The gold bulls are in a real fu… Continue reading

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Monday’s ETF with Unusual Volume: GNR

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The SPDR S&P Global Natural Resources ETF (GNR) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Monday, with over 339,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 92,000.  Shares of GNR were up about 0.7% on the day. Continue reading

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CFTC Data Show Spec Gold Net Long Cut After Crimean Vote, FOMC Meeting

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(Kitco News) – Large speculators scaled back on their bullish positions in gold and added some bearish ones after Ukrainian tensions eased and comments from the Federal Reserve were construed as hawkish, analysts said. Continue reading

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Monday’s ETF Movers: FBT, GDXJ

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In trading on Monday, the First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund ETF (FBT) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 2.3% on the day.  Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Exact Sciences (EXAS), up about 6.1% an… Continue reading

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Technical Trading: Gold Holds Fibonacci Support For Now

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(Kitco News) – June gold futures are treading water, holding above 50% Fibonacci retracement support for now. The market has posted a steep correction the past two weeks, and the question is will the gold market be able to stabilize above support?… Continue reading

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MOO, RYU: Big ETF Outflows

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Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the Agribusiness ETF (MOO), where 3,100,000 units were destroyed, or a 4.7% decrease week over week.  Among the … Continue reading

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INDA, IESM: Big ETF Inflows

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Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the iShares MSCI India ETF (INDA), which added 3,000,000 units, or a 12.6% increase week over week.  Continue reading

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Insiders Buy the Holdings of MLPJ ETF

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A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the Junior MLP ETF (AMEX: MLPJ) shows an impressive 12.8% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months. Continue reading

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Gold Near Steady as Big U.S. Data Week Ahead

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(Kitco News) – Gold prices are trading around unchanged in quieter U.S. dealings early Monday. Traders and investors are awaiting a heavy slate of U.S. economic data due out this week, capped by the jobs report on Friday. June gold was last down $… Continue reading

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