Billionaires Further Pushing Permian Production Prospects Amid Oil Rally

Renowned billionaires Stanley Druckenmiller and George Soros recently both signalled an affinity for the recovering oil industry, adding significant petroleum positions to their portfolios this month. With the global...

Hartford Funds Announces the Closure and Liquidation of Two Exchange-Traded Funds

Hartford Funds, a leading asset management firm, has announced that it will close and liquidate two exchange-traded funds. Hartford Funds commitment to responding to investors' needs includes a regular review...

TTAC, TrimTabs Asset Management’s Flagship ETF, Crosses $100 Million AUM Mark

TrimTabs Asset Management recently celebrated the fact that its flagship fund, the TrimTabs All Cap US Free-Cash-Flow ETF (TTAC), has crossed the $100 million asset threshold. As of August...

An Analyst Says Asset Allocation “In Serious Decline.” Really?

A Forbes columnist last week warned that asset allocation is falling on hard times. Rob Isbitts, founder and chief investment officer of Sungarden Investment Research, writes that “if you...

4 Trade Ideas for Anthem: Bonus Idea

Anthem, $ANTM, started to move higher in October 2017 and met resistance with a spectacular blow off candle at the end of January. It continued to pullback from there,...

Widespread Selling Weighed On Major Asset Classes Last Week

US investment-grade bonds were spared losses last week. Otherwise, red ink spilled across the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded products. The biggest setback was in emerging-markets...

2 ETFs to Help You Build Retirement Wealth

"Out of clutter, find simplicity." -- Albert Einstein There are more than 5,000 exchange-traded funds in use around the world, according to research firm ETFGI. Yet to build retirement wealth,...

2018 May Be Record Year for ETF Churn

2018 may be on track to post another record year for exchange traded funds in terms of the number of funds launching, and the number that are shutting down,...

Are Low Equity Sector Correlations A Warning Sign For Stocks?

James Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Leuthold Group, sees trouble brewing in the growing disconnect between US equity sectors. He told CNBC earlier this week that correlations among US...

About that Rally in the Financials

Financials have been the talk of the town since the start of earnings season. and they have made a significant move to the upside. But can this rally sustain?...

Small Cap Returns Are Leading For US Equity Factors So Far...

After a volatile start to the year, the US stock market has recovered its bullish edge and is currently dispensing strong results. Carving equities up into so-called factor buckets...

Energy ETF (XLE) – Breakout test in play, 20% gain in...

Energy ETF (XLE) has struggled to get above the $80 level while creating a series of higher lows over the past 18-months. This price action could be creating a...
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