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By EconMatters
We delve into the debate with our take on the downside of passive investing in ETFs, this exacerbates volatility in markets. The main difference is that we had mutual funds and then stock picking, now we have mutual funds, and ETFs, with very little stock picking in financial asset evaluation. This in and of itself is a very…

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By EconMatters
We delve into Portfolio Strategy and the lesson of not panicking right after an event that wasn`t priced into financial markets. Unfortunately, Karen Finerman of New York-based hedge fund Metropolitan Capital Advisors panicked in my opinion after the initial first blush reaction to the Brexit event. It may very well work out for her in the long term, but…

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By EconMatters
We review the relative short term performance of the USO ETF in tracking the Oil Futures market, and it fails miserably as a proxy for the oil market. The existence of these failed class of instruments is enabled by the reluctance of brokerages to offer futures contracts to their clients. How long has Fidelity had their customers investing…

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The Natural Gas Market Play

by EconMatters on December 19, 2015

in Economy, ETF

By EconMatters
 
Bearish Sentiment
A lot of bearishness has been priced into the natural gas market due to many factors including robust production, bulging inventories, and mild weather on average across the country. Natural gas in the futures market reached a low of $1.68 MMBtu for Henry Hub on the January contract this past week. Natural gas closed trading …

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This is just yesterday’s $USD, GLD (gold), GDX (gold miners) and NUGT analysis from our members’ site,
Wolf on Wall Street.
 $USD / GLD / GDX Macro Trend Monday , August 25th 12:48 p.m.
“This morning CITI came out and let everyone know that they sold their $USD positions fearing a sharp decline after the $USD just had an incredible …

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As you likely know I have been working on automating my long term SP500 investing strategy which I call AlgoTrades. I would like to mention that we are taking on new clients to our AlgoTrades automated investing system. We are very excited to tell you that the doors are currently open for you to become a part of this new…

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The Dow Theory could be in play here with the broad market. When both the Transports (IYT) and the Dow Industrials (DIA) cannot make higher highs and start making lower lows the market has topped according to Dow Theory. We are watching the transports closely because the Dow chart has already made a lower low and now e are waiting…

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Hey everyone, I have had a few emails asking about our silver position and why we are not moving our protective stops and taking more profits similar to how we are trading Natural Gas. These are great questions and here are my thoughts: Depending on your outlook and trading/investing type you will either be looking at silver as a quick…

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Here is a perfect example showing how 3x leveraged ETF funds can lose value over a short period of time while the underlying investment is deep in our favor by 5% and should have our ETF in our favor by 15%). But instead we are under water by a few percent still… 3x leveraged etf fund trading This is a prime example of why I…

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Good morning! Both the Canadian and US stock markets are closed today. Futures trading have shortened mixed hours also.  Being a holiday and limited trading there is no video this morning. Taking a look at the futures market we can see trading up another 1.35% today which is great to see. So far out silver position is up over 12%…

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It was another wild session… The SP500 continued to rally and is pushing extreme overbought conditions today. Our net short ETF trading strategy on the SP500 is close to getting stopped out as the trend is on the verge of turning back up if sellers do not step in tomorrow. We are under water on this trade and unfortunately we…

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Recent price action in the stock market has many traders on edge. With the market closing below our key support trend line last week, the market has now technically starting a down trend. While trend lines are a great tool for identifying a weakening trend and reversals in the market, I do not put a lot of my analysis weighting…

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