Commentary Articles in ETFs

David Fabian

Disconnect in the January Effect

1/14/2014, 4:01 pm from David Fabian in Investing, ETFs, Bonds, Commodities

The January effect is widely considered to be a term used to describe an uptick in stocks after December tax-loss selling that lifts the markets. However, in recent years there has been less of… Read More

Inside 2013's Best Gold ETF - ETF News And Commentary

1/14/2014, 2:00 pm from in Investing, ETFs

Gold saw the worst year in more than a decade in 2013 falling a massive 28% .  The popular gold ETF SPDR Gold Trust ( GLD ) designed to deliver the return of the spot gold price plunged 27%… Read More

Twitter Volatility Puts These ETFs in Focus - ETF News And Commentary

1/14/2014, 11:55 am from in Investing, ETFs

Twitter ( TWTR ), a hot stock since its IPO in early November, has seen terrible performances over the past few days. TWTR shares recovered slightly yesterday after Goldman reiterated its… Read More

Play a Rising Dollar with These ETFs - ETF News And Commentary

1/14/2014, 10:00 am from in Investing, ETFs

2013 was successful for both the U.S. stock markets and the dollar. Generally, most of the time when the dollar surges, U.S. stocks struggle but this was not the case in 2013. Both the dollar and… Read More

Natural Gas ETFs Jump on Hopes of Stockpile Plunge - ETF News And Commentary

1/14/2014, 8:00 am from in Investing, ETFs

While the bout of extreme weather across much of the United States may have derailed job growth and snarled air travel, it is certainly helping to boost the outlook for natural gas. The popular… Read More

3 ETFs Surging on Weak Jobs Data - ETF News And Commentary

1/13/2014, 2:00 pm from in Investing, ETFs

The U.S. market was taken aback by the weak job growth data for December, suggesting that the Fed might take a more cautious stance on its plan to curb the massive stimulus program. Additionally,… Read More

Buy these ETFs to Profit from the Earnings Season - ETF News And Commentary

1/13/2014, 11:52 am from in Investing, Earnings, ETFs

US stocks had an incredible run last year, as investors focused mainly on the massive support by the Fed, largely ignoring lackluster earnings. But as economic growth has started showing clear… Read More

Corn ETF Surges on Surprise Harvest Estimate Cut - ETF News And Commentary

1/13/2014, 10:01 am from in Investing, ETFs

After a soaring summer in 2012, commodity investors saw a horrendous 2013 in the corn market. A record crop erased memories of 2012's drought, and led to huge losses in this key food staple. In… Read More

Deborah Fuhr

Global ETF And ETP Assets Reached U.S. $2.4 Trillion, New Record High, At End Of 2013

1/13/2014, 9:21 am from Deborah Fuhr in Investing, ETFs, Insurance, US Markets

LONDON — January 13, 2014 — U.S. $24.5 billion net inflows in December and positive market performance pushed assets in the global ETF/ETP industry to a new record high of U.S. $2.4 trillion at… Read More

John Jacobs

Everyone Says Buy Index Funds, But How Do You Pick The Right Index?

1/13/2014, 9:01 am from John Jacobs in Investing, ETFs, Investing Ideas, US Markets

Stepping up to the plate to take your first swing at ETF investing has never been simpler and more cost effective, but as eager investors approach these products, are they really understanding… Read More