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Is Iraq Turning a Corner?

The security and political news out of Iraq is simply awful and that’s putting it mildly. Suicide bombs, political chaos bordering on a meltdown, and ISIS horror stories are now so commonplace...Read More >>


The Important Role of Currencies In Your ETF Portfolio

If you have been following the ETF industry at even a cursory level, it’s been difficult to miss the fervor surrounding currency-hedged funds.  This dynamic strategy first burst onto the...Read More >>


Tech-Heavy QQQ ETF Halts Row Of Losses As Amazon Eyes $700

Major stock ETFs eked out gains Monday, the first trading day of the new month, as investors eye key earnings reports and economic data. Exchange trade funds tracking the S&P 500 and Dow...Read More >>


Simple Guide To Understanding ETF Expense Ratios

Investors who are evaluating exchange-traded funds (ETFs) for their portfolio often compare the expense ratio of multiple funds as a measure of cost.  All things being equal, the funds with...Read More >>


Protecting Your Portfolio During A Bear Market

If you are a regular reader, or even if you just stumbled on yesterday's Market Musings and felt compelled to come back for more, you will be aware that I am a little pessimistic right now....Read More >>


Earnings Reaction History: Rackspace Hosting, Inc, 55.6% Follow-Through Indicator, 9.5% Sensitive

Expected Earnings Release 05 09 2016, After hours Avg. Extended Hours Dollar Volume $18,118,843 Rackspace Hosting, Inc ( RAX ) is due to issue its quarterly earnings report in the upcoming...Read More >>


Facebook Inc: Don’t Sweat Facebook C Shares (FB)

InvestorPlaceInvestorPlace Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Ripping a page right out of the playbooks of Alphabet Inc ( GOOGL , GOOG ), Under Armour Inc ( UA ) and a handful of...Read More >>


Bitcoin: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

As increasing numbers of companies, both old and new, take the blockchain concept behind Bitcoin and adapt it to other uses, it's easy to lose sight of something pretty basic: Bitcoin was not...Read More >>


Home Depot to report quarterly numbers May 17

What's HappeningHome improvement retailer Home Depot ( HD ) is expected to report its first quarter results before the market open on May 17, with analysts forecasting earnings of $1.33 per share,...Read More >>


Breaking Down The Big Move In Gold ETFs

The move higher in gold ETFs this year may be one for the record books.  Through the first four months of 2016, the SPDR Gold Shares ETF ( GLD ) has gained 21.87% and shown little sign of...Read More >>