ETFS

Thesis Summary The iShares Core S&P MidCap ETF (NYSEARCA:IJH) offers exposure to a balanced portfolio of stocks. It proffers an outstanding way to invest and gives mild divulgence to the U.S mid-cap stocks. IJH is low cost and tax efficient with an expense ratio of 0.05%. Mid-cap stocks have underperformed, but the fund will thrive
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As can be seen in the following chart, the ProShares VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF (VIXM) has largely held its ground following the historic rally in VIX earlier this year. At present, I have to separate views on VIXM: a short-term view and a long-term view. In the short term (1-3 months), I believe that VIXM
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As you can see in the following chart, the ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (UVXY) has continued to hit fresh lows in a multi-month downtrend. Despite the decline in UVXY, I am still bearish volatility. Specifically, it is my belief that while the odds favor a bounce in the VIX in the short term,
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(Pexels) – Is the sun setting for Cloud Computing stocks? Technology stocks have dominated market performance over most of 2020. Many firms such as Apple (AAPL), Google (GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL), and Microsoft (MSFT) are up 30-50% YTD despite it being an abysmal year for the global economy. However, it is actually the newer cloud computing firms
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Thesis Summary Highland Global Allocation Fund (HGLB) seeks long-term growth of capital. By nature, the fund is global and flexible. This makes the investment option of this fund to be unlimited. HGLB can invest in a portfolio of the United States and also in foreign equity. The fund is incredibly well-diversified, which helps mitigate risks,
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As you can see in the following chart, the ProShares UltraShort Bloomberg Natural Gas ETF (KOLD) has taken a beating in the past few weeks after a strong rally in natural gas. It is my belief that the top in KOLD is almost certainly in and that over the next few months, the ETF will
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By Ron DeLegge Ron: This is a program that is the antithesis of a judgment-free zone. Why? Because we deliberate and judge, we deliberate and judge, and when we’re all done, we deliberate and judge just a little bit more. Yes, it’s a hostile work environment, I get it! But if it helps to make
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Global economic trends continue to be the dominant influencer in currency markets, and the Invesco CurrencyShares Australian Dollar Trust (NYSEARCA:FXA) has gained 24.3% since hitting its lows in March 2020. In part, this move has been fueled by recent monetary policy decisions from the Reserve Bank of Australia that managed to maintain interest rate levels
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The VanEck Vectors® Real Asset Allocation ETF (RAAX®) uses a data-driven, rules-based process that leverages over 50 indicators (technical, macroeconomic and fundamental, commodity price, and sentiment) to allocate across 12 individual real asset segments in five broad real asset sectors. These objective indicators identify the segments with positive expected returns. Then, using correlation and volatility,
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As you can see in the following chart, it’s been a trying month for shareholders of the ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (UVXY) with prices nearing some of the lowest levels seen since March. It is my belief that this downtrend in price is going to continue. Specifically, I believe that overall bullishness in
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The non-agency MBS sector has gone through a roller-coaster ride in the last few months due to heavy sell-downs by leveraged players and a subsequent snapback in demand by value hunters. We remain overweight the sector on the service due to continued sector demand, fiscal support of households and a decent housing price backdrop. In
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As can be seen in the following chart, the United States Natural Gas Fund (UNG) has been in for a turbulent year with shares continuing to shred value. While these losses have been substantial, I believe that we are at an inflection point in the fundamental data. Specifically, I believe that both fundamental and technical
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The money market funds asset group set a record for net inflows (+$259.8 billion) for the third consecutive week as the economic impact of the coronavirus continued to wreak havoc on investing. Conversely, taxable bond funds (-$62 billion) and municipal bond funds (-$13.7 billion) each had record-setting net outflows for the second consecutive week, while
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In this article, we examine the significant weekly order flow and market structure developments driving XLK price action. The highest probability path for this week was for price discovery higher, barring buy-side failure at key support, 82s-83s. This primary expectation did not play out as a gap lower open developed in Monday’s trade, driving price
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Thesis Summary The Vanguard S&P 500 Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VOOG) offers a variety of quality, blue-chip stocks that are sure to bounce once the market has bottomed. With large exposure to the technology and communication sectors, the fund will likely offer great returns in the coming years. Consider scaling into this fund as stocks find a
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ETF Overview Invesco Dynamic Semiconductors ETF (PSI) owns a portfolio of large-cap semiconductor stocks. The fund seeks to track the investment results of the Dynamic Semiconductor Intellidex Index. Stocks in PSI’s portfolio should continue to enjoy favorable industry fundamental as the semiconductor industry is set to grow at a rate of 7.67% annually through 2024.
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