June 30, 2012 at 09:15 AM EDT
ETF Insider: Dismal Quarter Ends On Upbeat Note
A brutal quarter in the financial markets came to a close with a pop, rewarding investors who stuck with their risky asset allocations as stocks plummeted and no doubt frustrating those who recently made a move to safe havens. Not surprisingly, Europe was once again the catalyst for Friday’s rally, as investors cheered a rare event from the continent: an agreement that was generally considered to be a step in the right direction. But Friday’s summit outcome wasn’t enough to erase the woes of the second quarter completely, as many account statements will be drenched in red [see also How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time]. While the past week was very eventful on Wall Street, it was relatively slow in the ETF industry. New product activity will likely remain limited until after the July 4th holiday, and it’s likely that we’ll see very low trading volumes next week as [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: ETF Insider: Data Back In Focus As Stimulus Hopes Fade BTAL: A Different (And Effective) Low Volatility ETF Five Important ETF Lessons (Picture Edition) Defensive Equity ETFs For Earnings Season ETFs For Your Inner Bear
A brutal quarter in the financial markets came to a close with a pop, rewarding investors who stuck with their risky asset allocations as stocks plummeted and no doubt frustrating those who recently made a move to safe havens. Not surprisingly, Europe was once again the catalyst for Friday’s rally, as investors cheered a rare event from the continent: an agreement that was generally considered to be a step in the right direction. But Friday’s summit outcome wasn’t enough to erase the woes of the second quarter completely, as many account statements will be drenched in red [see also How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time]. While the past week was very eventful on Wall Street, it was relatively slow in the ETF industry. New product activity will likely remain limited until after the July 4th holiday, and it’s likely that we’ll see very low trading volumes next week as [...]

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