ETF Talk

Gener8 Disrupts The Big Data Status Quo

Big data is taking over the world, and Rory Armes and Ken Scott of Gener8 Media Corp. know why. In this interview with Streetwise Reports’ Special Situations, the two Vancouver-based upstarts discuss the tribulations of getting in on the ground floor of the newest developments in information...

Why General Electric Company Belongs In Your Portfolio

George Leong:  The chase for high-beta stocks appears to be fading at this juncture, as we are seeing a shift in the risk profile to lower-beta and more conservative large-cap stocks in the stock market. After the staggering gains made by technology and small-cap stocks in 2013, it’s time to...

Can The S&P 500 Push To New Highs?

Morpheus Trading: Yesterday’s broad market advance put the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) near last week’s high, and back above the 50-day MA and 20-day EMA, but the bounce was once again on declining volume. Considering how ugly the price and volume action was last week, this week’s rally attempt...

Best Investments In Tech Right Now

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve heard some pundits on TV refer to the current tech market as a “crash” in the making. Don’t believe them. Seems like whenever some big tech leaders get clipped, the pundits come out of the woodwork with all sorts of dire predictions. To be...

Dow Jones Industrial Average Making 3rd Attempt At 16,580

Chris Ciovacco: The easiest way for investors to become more decisive in the financial markets is for earnings to justify higher stock prices. While after-hours quotes should always be taken with a grain of salt, Google was down 2.48% after releasing some disappointing figures late Wednesday....

New Jobless Claims Fall To Pre-Recession Levels

Doug Short: The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report was released this morning for last week. The 304,000 new claims number was an increase 2,000 from the previous week’s 302,000 (revised from 300,000). The less volatile and closely watched four-week moving average, which is usually a...

Tesla Motors Inc: Why The Company Is Special

David Zeiler: When you think about Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), do you consider it an auto company or a tech company? If you’re having a tough time choosing, you’re not alone. A lot of investors and analysts are getting tripped up by Tesla’s unusual hybrid nature as a maker of innovative...

Outlook For Precious Metal ETFs

Investors who thought that gold will continue to do badly this year as well were definitely caught on the wrong foot, at least going by latest trends. The precious metal which lost roughly 30% last year, the most in more than three decades, has gained back around 10% since the start of the year..