ETF Talk

This Dividend Dog ETF Has A Lot Of Promise

David Fabian:  Recently I had a conversation with a client that related to implementing dividend ETFs in her portfolio. She is an avid reader of investment content and came across a unique fund that has several alluring qualities for income-oriented investors. The ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs...

Does Low Volume Make This Rally Any Less Real?

David Fabian: Yesterday marked a year-to-date low in NYSE trading volume despite the S&P 500 Index hitting a new all-time intra-day high above 2,000. Despite the fact that many stocks are seeing fewer buyers and sellers, the markets are continuing to build on this 5-year bull market in...

ICI Reports ETF Assets and Net Issuance For July 2014

The combined assets of the nation’s exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were $1.817 trillion in July, according to ICI. The Institute’s monthly statistical collection also includes the value of shares issued and redeemed by exchange-traded funds. Statistics contained in the Institute’s monthly ETF...

The Buyback Party Is Over; Market Is Now Running On Fumes

Tyler Durden: While we have yet to do the actual math on the now-concluded second quarter earnings season, to find out if spending on buybacks surpassed the Q1 record, one thing is still quite clear: with the impact of Fed’s QE fading, if only for the time being, buybacks remain the marginal...

Can The New Silver Fix End The Ongoing Silver Price Manipulation?

Gold Silver Worlds: The new silver fix is a fact since 17th August 2014. The silver fix has been a driver in setting the silver price in the last 117 years, but now a revised “fixing mechanism” with other “fixing members” is in place. Up until August 14th 2014, three institutions have been...

Investor Net Worth Drops To New All Time Low, NYSE Reveals

Tyler Durden: One can debate whether or not margin debt as reported by the NYSE has any relevance in a world in which the retail investor is long gone, and where the marginal buyer are hedge funds (and primary dealers who use excess reserves as collateral for margin-able derivatives and...

A Cyberattack Could Crash Our Banking System At Any Time

Wall Street banks are getting hit by cyber attacks every single minute of every single day.  It is a massive onslaught that is not highly publicized because the bankers do not want to alarm the public.  But as you will see below, one big Wall Street bank is spending 250 million dollars a year...

David Tice: Markets Could Soon Fall 60 Percent

Mac Slavo: The confidence game is almost up warns Prudent Bear Fund President David Tice. And when the economic recovery and stock market build-up is finally revealed for the conjecture that it really is we’ll have a sell-off of unprecedented proportions. Markets could soon face a fall of up to...