June 18, 2012 at 18:03 PM EDT
Daily ETF Roundup: UNG Pops On Warm Weather, VXX Drops
U.S. equity markets lost some of their footing today, as a slew of news reports had stocks struggling to remain in positive territory throughout the day. And as always, Euro Zone drama took center stage yet again as investors digested the outcome of Greece’s elections over the weekend, as well as Spain’s intensifying debt crisis. While the markets got their reality check today, stocks closed mixed after straddling the flat line for the majority of the day: the Dow Jones Industrial Averaged inched 0.2% higher, while the S&P 500 gained a mere 0.1% and Nasdaq cinched the biggest win with its 0.8% climb [see also 101 ETF Lessons Every Financial Advisor Should Learn]. On the home front, U.S. home builder’s sentiment came in better than expected for the month of June, rising to the highest level in more than five years. In the commodities space, crude oil continued its slide, posting [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Daily ETF Roundup: UNG Soars On Natural Gas Inventory, VXX Sinks Lower Daily ETF Roundup: VXX Soars On Spain Bailout, UNG Sinks Lower Daily ETF Roundup: UNG Jumps, VXX Falls Daily ETF Roundup: UNG Pops, VXX Drops Daily ETF Roundup: UNG Bounces Back, VXX Tumbles
U.S. equity markets lost some of their footing today, as a slew of news reports had stocks struggling to remain in positive territory throughout the day. And as always, Euro Zone drama took center stage yet again as investors digested the outcome of Greece’s elections over the weekend, as well as Spain’s intensifying debt crisis. While the markets got their reality check today, stocks closed mixed after straddling the flat line for the majority of the day: the Dow Jones Industrial Averaged inched 0.2% higher, while the S&P 500 gained a mere 0.1% and Nasdaq cinched the biggest win with its 0.8% climb [see also 101 ETF Lessons Every Financial Advisor Should Learn].  On the home front, U.S. home builder’s sentiment came in better than expected for the month of June, rising to the highest level in more than five years. In the commodities space, crude oil continued its slide, posting [...]

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