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  • Time To Speculate On IBM Again? [View article]
    Which is why would anybody invest in a company whose best days are long over. Too many other lucrative investing opportunities with more innovative, hungrier, and nimble companies.
    Jan 10, 2015. 08:46 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 2 New Alternative ETNs Launched In December [View article]
    The index that VQTS follows does have a performance history:

    http://on.ft.com/1x7zpxI

    Very nice long term backtest but the last few months are underperforming.
    Jan 10, 2015. 06:39 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Positioning For An Oil ETF Rebound? Watch For Contango [View article]
    Consider IPW, it's a little more awake than the sleepy EMEY.
    Jan 9, 2015. 08:26 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Comparing 4 Tactical/Momentum ETFs [View article]
    They can work out, at least theoretcially but can be difficult to implement without discipline.:

    http://seekingalpha.co...
    Jan 8, 2015. 10:12 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Comparing 4 Tactical/Momentum ETFs [View article]
    I like the GMOM and will keep an eye on EFFE. I've backtested many sector based momentum strategies myself and have yet to have one offer any real meaningful alpha.
    Jan 7, 2015. 10:55 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Revisiting The 'Problem' With Leveraged ETFs [View article]
    No problem with leveraged ETFs according to this article where the author dispels the myth with math and data:


    http://bit.ly/15eFa2I
    Jan 7, 2015. 10:02 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Current VIX Landscape Deserves Risk Assessments [View article]
    I wouldn't be a hero here to go big money long equities or inverse volatility funds. VIX and associated ratios are still elevated.
    Jan 7, 2015. 03:34 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Security I Like Best: Cash [View article]
    For CEF info this source is helpful too:

    http://www.cefa.com
    Jan 4, 2015. 06:36 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Best And Worst Performing Assets Of 2014 [View article]
    Good stuff. Thanks.
    Jan 4, 2015. 05:19 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • GAL Is An ETF Built From Other ETFs, Let's Peer Inside [View article]
    Soooo.....what is the goal of your ETF portfolio?
    Jan 4, 2015. 04:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • WDIV Could Be Fun If Prices Deviate From NAV With Poor Liquidity [View article]
    WDIV tracks the "total return of the S&P® Global Dividend Aristocrats Index."
    http://bit.ly/17aXLSo
    Jan 4, 2015. 09:12 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 2 Market Beating ETFs Use Holdings From Top Hedge Funds [View article]
    FYI...For the record, for 2014 (ALFA) returned 12.5%, (GURU) returned just 3.2%.
    Jan 3, 2015. 10:13 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Hedge Fund ETFs: Alternative Alpha Vs. Guru Index [View article]
    For the record, for 2014 (ALFA) returned 12.5%, (GURU) returned just 3.2%.
    Jan 3, 2015. 07:24 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Grandma Got Run Over By A Dividend Portfolio [View article]
    This really seemed like more of a blog post than a serious article. Surprised it got published.
    Dec 30, 2014. 06:30 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • There Is Great Diversification For SPHB, But It Still Carries Some Major Risks [View article]
    Consider CSM instead.
    Dec 28, 2014. 09:21 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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