The ETFReplay.com Portfolio holdings have been updated for July 2015. I previously detailed here and here how an investor can use ETFReplay.com to screen for best performing ETFs based on momentum and volatility. The portfolio begins with a... (full story)
The markets staggered to the year's midpoint with a thud, with most of the major asset classes suffering losses in June. The exception: broadly defined commodities (Bloomberg Commodity Index), which posted a modest 1.7% gain last month. The rest of... (full story)
S&P Dow Jones Indices - Seeking Alpha - 56 mins ago
By Todd Rosenbluth Most diversified index-based materials products have significant exposure to the chemicals industry, though the weightings can be different. For example, chemicals comprised approximately 70% of the S&P 500 Materials Index as... (full story)
The Value Perspective - Seeking Alpha - 1 hr 8 mins ago
By Nick Kirrage Here on The Value Perspective, we have nothing against market indices in themselves but we do worry about how investors sometimes use them. Say you wanted to measure the relative returns on your investments over a suitably long time... (full story)
Here are the tactical asset allocation updates for July 2015. All portfolio updates are online as part of Paul's GTAA 13 Portfolio New sheet. First, for the basic portfolios - the GTAA5 and the Permanent Portfolio. There was one change in the... (full story)
U.S. automobile sales over the past six months have been the best in five-years, potentially signalling greater momentum in the auto industry and sector-related exchange traded fund.
The First Trust NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund (NasdaqGM: CARZ )... (full story)
Charles Hugh Smith - Daily Reckoning - 2 hrs 7 mins ago
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With the bankruptcy of Greece now undeniable, we've finally reached the endgame of what I call the “Neocolonial-Financialization Model”. Charles Hugh Smith... (full story)