ETF Insider: Bears On Parade
Last week was quite grim for investors to say the least, as stocks across the board plunged Wednesday afternoon following the Fed’s decision to proceed with “Operation Twist” and nothing more. Equity indexes extended their losses and fell even lower the following day as investor worries surrounding the outlook of the U.S. economy intensified following Bernanke’s weaker-than-expected stimulus announcement. Meanwhile, in commodity markets, gold lost its luster amongst safe haven investors as the precious metal plunged big time on Friday, with futures prices shedding over 5% for the day, settling below $1,650 an ounce. This may come as a surprise given that European debt woes are still lingering and volatility likely won’t evaporate any time soon given the mountain of pessimism weighing down on the markets as we start the new week. Actionable ETF Trade Ideas Last Week’s Actionable ETF Ideas Ticker Position Performance XLV Short 3.7% QQQ Long [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Northern Trust Returns To ETF World, Launches Four FlexShares ETF Insider: Helicopter Ben Twists’ Markets First Soybeans ETF Debuts: Teucrium Launches SOYB, CANE, WEAT ETF Insider: Markets At Fed’s Mercy Teucrium Plans A Different Kind Of Commodity ETF
Last week was quite grim for investors to say the least, as stocks across the board plunged Wednesday afternoon following the Fed’s decision to proceed with “Operation Twist” and nothing more. Equity indexes extended their losses and fell even lower the following day as investor worries surrounding the outlook of the U.S. economy intensified following Bernanke’s weaker-than-expected stimulus announcement. Meanwhile, in commodity markets, gold lost its luster amongst safe haven investors as the precious metal plunged big time on Friday, with futures prices shedding over 5% for the day, settling below $1,650 an ounce. This may come as a surprise given that European debt woes are still lingering and volatility likely won’t evaporate any time soon given the mountain of pessimism weighing down on the markets as we start the new week. Actionable ETF Trade Ideas Last Week’s Actionable ETF Ideas Ticker Position Performance XLV Short   3.7% QQQ Long [...]

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