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Simple Long-Short Trades For Low Cost Income Generation Using ETFs

Here is a specific quantitative investment long-short trade idea to generate low-risk income for the individual investor.

The buy and sell short signals for the matched paired trades on Aug 5, 2013 are generated from my quantitative investment system. Expected return is 3% to 5% in one to two weeks, with a low risk of about 1% - 2% on margin deployed.

These pairs have been very strongly related in a historical sense

Go long IHE iShares U.S. Pharmaceutical ETF

and short IHF iShares U.S. Health Care Provid

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