ETF Update: Where is the Bull Market?

 Jim Cramer has popularized the statement, "There's always a bull market somewhere."  That is an underlying concept for our approach to ETF investing.  By maintaining a broad universe of choices, we are frequently able to move from one winning sector to another.  When conditions are optimal, it is like finding the best wave and riding […]

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ETF Update: Nothing to Love

Pay attention! Even when you are not doing day trading, it is wise to monitor your positions.  It is important to go beyond checking quotes and news on your trading screens.  Each day, an hour before the market close, we make a careful and systematic review of everything.  This includes considering important news events and […]

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ETF Update: The Fear Trade

One of the strongest features of a trading system is that it forces the user to look beyond the human interpretation of data.  Evaluating systems can be done through appropriately designed tests.  Evaluating human management is nearly impossible.  There is never enough data, and circumstances change.  Even Warren Buffett is now drawing criticism. A system […]

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ETF Update: Cramer and Harvard Agree on China

The story of the week for US investors was the disappointment with Treasury Secretary Geithner. There was plenty of speculation about his plan to deal with the troubled assets on financial balance sheets. When the plan proved to be more of an outline, US equities turned South. Diverse sources including Jim Cramer and Harvard University […]

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