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January ETF Fund Flows Send Investors Into Treasuries

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
January ETF Fund Flows Send Investors Into Treasuries

January was a horrible start for the stock market.  The S&P 500 is down 5% this year and 8.5% below the 52-week high.  The January ETF Fund Flows show investors generally sold ETFs holding stocks and bought ETFs that hold safe investments like US Treasuries. Let’s dive into the details of the January ETF fund […]

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December ETF Fund Flows Benefit Broad Based Stock ETFs

| January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
December ETF Fund Flows Benefit Broad Based Stock ETFs

The first interest rate hike from the Fed didn’t deter ETF investors from putting money into ETFs that hold US stocks.  The December ETF Fund Flows show the ETFs holding US large cap stocks saw the biggest inflows during the month. Let’s dive into the details of the December ETF fund flows and other sentiment […]

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November ETF Fund Flows Benefit US Stock ETFs

| December 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
November ETF Fund Flows Benefit US Stock ETFs

Money came flooding into ETFs last month. Overall, there was $26 billion more inflows than outflows.  That’s a tremendous amount of money coming into ETFs. Let’s take a closer look at the November ETF fund flows and see what other sentiment indicators say about the emotion driving the market action. The Emotion Driving November ETF […]

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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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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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April ETF Fund Flows Are Bad For US Stock Funds

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
April ETF Fund Flows Are Bad For US Stock Funds

May is here… and that can only mean one thing, the ‘sell in May and go away’ crowd will be out if full force. Let’s take a look at the April ETF fund flows and other sentiment indicators for clues to the market’s next move. ETF fund flows are a valuable indicator of what traders […]

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March ETF Fund Flows Are Great For European Stock Funds

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
March ETF Fund Flows Are Great For European Stock Funds

There’s only a few days left to trade ETFs in March.  We’re taking a look at the March ETF fund flows and other sentiment indicators for clues to the markets’ next move. ETF fund flows are a valuable indicator of what traders are thinking.  It takes a lot of buying or selling to drive millions […]

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What Do The February ETF Fund Flows Tell Us?

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
What Do The February ETF Fund Flows Tell Us?

Today is the last day to trade ETFs in February.  As the month comes to an end, we’re taking a look back at the February ETF fund flows and other sentiment indicators for clues to the market’s next move. ETF fund flows are a valuable indicator of what traders are thinking.  It takes a lot […]

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