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Our November Stock Market Update In 3 Charts

| November 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Our November Stock Market Update In 3 Charts

The beginning of November marks the return of the Sell-In-May-And-Go-Away crowd.  They’re returning to a market that’s on much more solid footing than it was a few months ago. Here’s what we know… Technical November Stock Market Update US stocks enjoyed an impressive rally over the last month. The S&P 500 shot up 12.5% from […]

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October ETF Fund Flows Accelerate As Fear Subsides

| November 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
October ETF Fund Flows Accelerate As Fear Subsides

US GDP growth slowed from 3.9% in the 2nd quarter to an annualized pace of 1.5% in the 3rd quarter.  The cause of the slowdown was the sluggish global economy outside of the US and a drop in exports made worse by a strong US Dollar. The slowdown was in line with expectations.  And most […]

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September ETF Fund Flows Steady During Market Volatility

| October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
September ETF Fund Flows Steady During Market Volatility

September continued the previous month’s turbulent market conditions.  Global market woes and domestic concerns on raising interest rates had investors weary. Despite the market turbulence, September ETF Fund Flows held steady.  Total assets invested in US listed ETFs ticked up $2.7 billion during the month. Don’t get me wrong, that’s a fraction of the inflows […]

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Our September Stock Market Update In 3 Charts

| September 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Our September Stock Market Update In 3 Charts

A summer of low volume and lackluster trading has been replaced by a summer of fear.  It almost feels like we’re in the plot of every horror movie ever written… You know how it goes… it starts out normal with everyone enjoying their lives and going about business as usual.  But in the background, there’s […]

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August ETF Fund Flows Steady In A Sea Of Volatility

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
August ETF Fund Flows Steady In A Sea Of Volatility

August turned out to be one of the most turbulent months we’ve seen in a while for the financial markets.  The stock market selloff that began in China eventually spread around the globe and triggered the first 10% selloff in US stocks since 2011. Despite the market turbulence, August ETF Fund Flows held steady.  Total […]

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July ETF Fund Flows Push $5 Billion Into S&P 500 ETFs

| August 12, 2015 | 2 Comments
July ETF Fund Flows Push $5 Billion Into S&P 500 ETFs

ETF assets grew in July even as investors became more fearful and their outlook for stocks dimmed.  The $23 billion in July ETF fund flows puts ETFs on track to meet or exceed the record inflows in 2014. ETF fund flows are a valuable indicator of what traders are thinking.  It takes a lot of […]

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3 Things You Need To Know In Our August Stock Market Update

| August 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
3 Things You Need To Know In Our August Stock Market Update

These are the dog days of summer… more often than not, this a quiet time of year for the financial markets.  And this year is no exception. Now that we’ve passed the peak of earnings season, there’s sure to be even more major players packing it in for a few weeks of vacation.  And I […]

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Own These Sector ETFs In July

| July 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Own These Sector ETFs In July

It has been a scary market for most investors over the last few months.  Many investors are asking if there are any good Sector ETFs In July. And for good reason… All of the headlines are about a bubble in China’s stock market and Greece defaulting on debt and leaving the EuroZone.  The ebb and […]

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3 Things You Need To Know In Our July Stock Market Update

| July 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
3 Things You Need To Know In Our July Stock Market Update

I took my family white water rafting down the Colorado River near Glenwood Springs, Colorado over the Fourth of July weekend.  It was the first time my wife and I had taken our three boys rafting. Thankfully, we had a great guide that told us about all of interesting stuff along the way.  But more […]

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June ETF Fund Flows Put A Nail In GLD’s Coffin

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
June ETF Fund Flows Put A Nail In GLD’s Coffin

Investors are continuing to pump money into ETFs.  With the addition of the June ETF fund flows, total assets in US listed ETFs are up about 6% this year. It comes as no surprise given the recent revelation that 81% of financial advisers are recommending them to their clients. Now, more than ever, ETF fund […]

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