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Leveraged And Inverse ETFs

| July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Leveraged And Inverse ETFs

Leveraged funds may seem like a good idea – if we expect the S&P 500 to be positive, for instance, then getting four times its return seems even better – but long-term investors (and there shouldn’t be any other kind) should be skeptical. The use of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) has exploded recently, to the benefit […]

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5 Best ETFs For January

| January 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
5 Best ETFs For January

2016 is starting off with a historically bad first week.  The Dow lost 1,079 points.  That’s a 6% drop for the blue chip index. A combination of falling oil prices and turmoil in Chinese financial markets has sent investors to the sidelines.  And I don’t blame them… Oil prices are at their lowest levels in […]

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Popular Inverse Equity ETFs To Own In A Correction

| August 24, 2015
Popular Inverse Equity ETFs To Own In A Correction

Stocks are taking a pounding over the last week.  We’ve discussed the issues facing stocks many times. In short, China’s economy is slowing, commodity prices are falling, earnings growth is slowing, the Fed is about to raise interest rates for the first time in a decade, and investors are scared that things are about to […]

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How To Make Money When Gold Prices Fall

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
How To Make Money When Gold Prices Fall

If you’ve made money investing in gold lately – you didn’t do it by being bullish. Gold prices are down 4% this year. And the value of gold is now 40% below the 2011 peak. Put simply, gold is in a bear market. Last month I pointed out that gold prices were on the verge […]

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Oil Field Battleground – Bulls Versus Bears

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Oil Field Battleground – Bulls Versus Bears

The battle between the bears and bulls over crude oil prices is heating up. According to a report from Bloomberg, analysts are evenly split on the outcome of next week’s OPEC meeting. Half of the experts expect OPEC to cut production while the other half expects them to keep production the same. The price of […]

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How Far Will Gold Fall?

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
How Far Will Gold Fall?

If you hadn’t already noticed, the price of gold is in a nose dive. Just take a look at this chart of the SPDR Gold Shares (GLD). GLD is an ETF that replicates the performance of gold bullion. As you can see, GLD has been moving lower since it made a high of $133.69 in […]

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Popular Inverse ETFs – TBT, SH, RWM

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Popular Inverse ETFs – TBT, SH, RWM

If you’re like most people, you’re probably a long only investor. In other words, you’ll invest in different types of investments like stocks, bonds, gold, or commodities. But you’ll only make money if the investment goes up in value. In the past, long only investment strategies were the most accessible. However, ETFs have changed all […]

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Top Performing Leveraged ETFs – GASX, YINN, RUSS

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Top Performing Leveraged ETFs – GASX, YINN, RUSS

It’s been an eventful month for the world and the markets… Unfortunately, most of it has been bad news. The conflicts in Ukraine, Gaza, Syria, and other areas of the Middle East have taken center stage in the geopolitical arena. These are horrible humanitarian disasters that create instability and uncertainty. What’s more, there are renewed […]

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3 Inverse ETFs Up 10% In The Last Month – DWTI, YANG, BRZS

| January 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
3 Inverse ETFs Up 10% In The Last Month – DWTI, YANG, BRZS

After a fantastic year for US stocks, most investors are focused on finding ways to profit from more upside in the market.  After all, the majority of investors only play the stock market to go one way… up. Here’s the thing…  Sometimes the best trades available aren’t on the upside.  Sometimes the best trades are […]

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Biggest Leveraged ETF Losers – DWTI, UVXY, SMK

| July 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Biggest Leveraged ETF Losers – DWTI, UVXY, SMK

The Dow Jones Industrial Average leveled off around 15,000 during this holiday shortened week.  But that didn’t stop these three leveraged ETFs from making a big move down. Let’s take a closer look at what’s driving the losses… VelocityShares 3x Inverse Crude ETN (DWTI) DWTI has lost a whopping 16% this week.  And it’s down […]

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