ALPS Equal Sector Weight ETF
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  • Tue, Jan. 19, 12:26 PM
    • Up nearly 1% early in the session, the major averages have pulled back, with the S&P 500 now flat, and the Nasdaq inching into the red.
    • Alongside that pullback is crude oil, which topped $30 per barrel earlier, but is currently off 1.1% on the day to $29.08 per barrel.
    • The 10-year Treasury yield had popped four basis points higher on the bounce, but it too has returned to unchanged on the session at 2.04%.
    • ETFs: CRF, VV, USA, SCHX, ZF, FEX, JKD, EEH, EQL, IWL, ERW, FWDD, ZLRG, SYE, SBUS, USWD, GSLC, USSD
    | Tue, Jan. 19, 12:26 PM | 20 Comments
  • Nov. 18, 2015, 2:27 PM
    • The minutes more or less promise a rate hike next month, and stocks are adding to session gains, with all major averages now higher by 1% or more.
    • Where there's not a lot of movement is in interest rates, commodities, and the dollar - all pretty much as they were prior to the minutes.
    • Given the near-certainty of higher interest rates next month, 30-day Fed Funds futures are leaving a little meat on the bone for speculators, pricing in only about a 65% chance of a 25 basis point move. The Dec. 2016 futures have priced in a Fed Funds rate about 67 basis points higher than it stands today.
    • ETFs: CRF, VV, USA, SCHX, ZF, FEX, JKD, EEH, EQL, IWL, ERW, FWDD, ZLRG, SYE, SBUS, USWD, GSLC, USSD
    | Nov. 18, 2015, 2:27 PM | 15 Comments
  • Aug. 24, 2015, 12:32 PM
    • Stocks are down about 1% (and the Nasdaq just -0.3% as some tech names turn green) -- a bad day on many occasions, but a major clawback from the Dow's 1,000-point-lower opening minutes today, with some more aggressive bargain hunting going on.
    • The Dow's down just 140 now. Advancers at the NYSE are up to just under 200, against nearly 3,000 trading in the red. Apple and Intel are the Dow reps that are in positive ground.
    • The VIX is around 37 after jumping near 50. Earlier, the NYSE invoked Rule 48 (allowing stocks to open without indications) for the first time since the Global Financial Crisis.
    • The dollar is still down against major currencies: -2.6% against yen, down 1.2% against the Swiss franc. The euro was up 1.6% against the dollar. Nymex WTI crude recovered a bit but is still down 3.9% to $38.87.
    • ETFs: SPY, QQQ, DIA, SH, SSO, SDS, VOO, IVV, UPRO, PSQ, SPXU, TQQQ, SPXL, RSP, QID, SQQQ, QLD, CRF, DOG, DXD, RWL, UDOW, EPS, SDOW, VV, USA, SCHX, DDM, VFINX, ZF, QQEW, QQQE, FEX, JKD, EEH, SPLX, SFLA, EQL, QQXT, IWL, SPUU, ERW, FWDD, ZLRG, SYE, UDPIX, SBUS, OTPIX, RYARX
    | Aug. 24, 2015, 12:32 PM | 51 Comments
  • Apr. 29, 2015, 2:48 PM
    • Down 0.5-0.7% for most of the session, the major averages have rallied to nearly unchanged with 75 minutes to go in the session.
    • If anything, the FOMC statement leaned hawkish as the central bankers brushed off the Q1 slowdown as weather-related and gave no indication that a June rate hike is off the table.
    • The 10-year Treasury yield was as high as 2.07% this session, but has slipped back to 2.03%. 30-day Fed Funds futures still aren't seeing liftoff until late Q3 or early Q4.
    • Previously: FOMC: Q1 slowdown "transitory" (April 29)
    • ETFs: VV, SCHX, FEX, JKD, EEH, EQL, IWL, ERW, FWDD, ZLRG, SYE, SBUS
    | Apr. 29, 2015, 2:48 PM | 1 Comment
  • Oct. 14, 2014, 3:37 PM
    | Oct. 14, 2014, 3:37 PM
EQL Description
The ALPS Equal Sector Weight ETF is an ETF of ETFs that delivers exposure to the US Large Cap Equity market by investing equal proportions in each of the 9 Select Sector SPDRs, and rebalancing quarterly. The nine Sector SPDRs are Materials (XLB), Health Care (XLV), Consumer Staples (XLP), Consumer Discretionary (XLY), Energy (XLE), Financials (XLF), Industrials (XLI), Technology (XLK) & Utilities (XLU). EQL delivers moderate, yet meaningful exposure to every sector of the market, providing investors with the following potential advantages: Diversification, Opportunity to participate in a market rally in any sector, Reduction in the negative impact of a crash in any individual sector & Transparent sector allocations.
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