February 25, 2013 at 04:00 AM EST
3 ETFs To Watch This Week: VXX, XLI, EWC
Markets were in for several volatile trading sessions last week as investors digested mixed economic reports and the latest minutes from the Fed. The central bank announced that it will continue purchasing $85 billion a month of mortgage-backed and Treasury securities, as they feel the larger economic landscape still possesses several red flags. The minutes also showed that policymakers remain divided on the central bank’s exit strategy, leaving many speculating whether or not the Fed will scale back or completely end its stimulus measures earlier than expected. This week, investors will once again see a slew of economic reports. Below, we outline three ETFs that should see a fair amount of activity during the week ahead [see also 7 Simple & Cheap ETF Model Portfolio]: 1. S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN Why VXX Will Be In Focus: When it comes to measuring the level of uncertainty in the United States, no fund is as prolific as VXX. Investors [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: ETF Insider: The Cliff Becomes Reality 3 ETFs To Watch This Week: FXI, XLI, VXX ETF Insider: Technicals Favor Stocks 3 ETFs To Watch This Week: XLI, EU, VXX 3 ETFs To Watch This Week: EWUS, VXX, XLI
Markets were in for several volatile trading sessions last week as investors digested mixed economic reports and the latest minutes from the Fed. The central bank announced that it will continue purchasing $85 billion a month of mortgage-backed and Treasury securities, as they feel the larger economic landscape still possesses several red flags. The minutes also showed that policymakers remain divided on the central bank’s exit strategy, leaving many speculating whether or not the Fed will scale back or completely end its stimulus measures earlier than expected. This week, investors will once again see a slew of economic reports. Below, we outline three ETFs that should see a fair amount of activity during the week ahead [see also 7 Simple & Cheap ETF Model Portfolio]: 1. S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN Why VXX Will Be In Focus: When it comes to measuring the level of uncertainty in the United States, no fund is as prolific as VXX. Investors [...]

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