ETF Update: Oil Prices and Energy Stocks

Over the last few years, dramatic moves in commodity prices have attracted both traders and investors.  In our sector trading program we do not make direct investments in commodities, but several of the ETF's we follow are closely tied to these prices.  Sometimes the link is exaggerated, providing a great opportunity for investors. We spot […]

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What Should Investors Watch

Here at "A Dash" we try to monitor a wide range of indicators.  Some of these are standard economic data.  Others have a leading quality.  The "leading indicators' are sometime merely straws in the wind, but still deserve some attention. Here are some items worthy of interest: A key question is whether businesses will invest […]

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ETF Update: Finding Energy Alternatives

The United States has followed a disturbing pattern in forming energy policy.  Most of the time we focus on fossil fuels.  Alternative energy only gets attention when oil prices are high.  With last year's oil price spike still fresh, there is a just a chance that things will be different this time. The incoming Obama […]

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