Etf Snapshot: Validea Market Legends Etf (valx) – Nasdaq.com

Retail? Institutional? At the outset, there will be retail and professional investors who are familiar with our offerings and are followers of our system who will most likely be the primary investors. Over time however we think institutions could find the ETF attractive as well as we build a performance track record and they learn about the robustness of the strategy and the factors that go into making the approach a distinctive one. 7.) How would you characterize the demand for such a product? We think that over time, investors are looking for investment products that outperform the market after fees, and studies have shown that these products are few and far between.
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/etf-snapshot-validea-market-legends-etf-valx-cm421931

ETF Outlook: SPDR Select Sector Technology ETF (XLK) – NASDAQ.com

To find the strongest stocks in the XLK, we look to the upper right quadrant of the Power Grid (strong Power Gauge stocks in strong industry groups) where we find stocks with the best potential for price gains over the next 3-6 months. There we see stocks like Apple, Broadcom, Cisco, Hewlett Packard ( HPQ ), Symantec ( SYMC ) and Western Digital ( WDC ). Over time, strong stocks in strong industry groups will outperform the market, whereas weak stocks in weak industry groups will underperform the market. In addition to buying the XLK on weakness, one stock to buy in the XLK is Broadcom. Broadcom has a bullish Power Gauge rating that is driven by very strong Expert Opinions, particularly Industry Group strength and strong analyst support. Broadcom is a leading developer of integrated circuits for digital data communications for both home and business.
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/etf-outlook-spdr-select-sector-technology-etf-xlk-cm421874

ETF Preview: ETFs, Futures Weaker As Crude Oil Tumbles Following OPEC’s 2015 Guidance – NASDAQ.com

The drug is indicated for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis, and for the management of acute pain in adults. It had U.S. sales of approximately $2.5 billion for the 12 months ending September 30, 2014, according to a figure provided by the company and attributed to IMS Health. PFE shares were down 0.88%.
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/etf-preview-etfs-futures-weaker-as-crude-oil-tumbles-following-opecs-2015-guidance-cm421718

ETF Skips Petrobras to VTB as State-Owned Companies Unwanted – Bloomberg

make up 20 percent of the ETFs holdings, while South Korean firms including Samsung Electronics Co. comprise about 15 percent. About 26 percent of emerging-market equity value globally is in companies where governments hold more than 20 percent, according to a Dec. 4 post on WisdomTrees website. Ownership is concentrated in the financial and energy sectors, while public control is less prevalent in consumer goods , information technology and health care companies. The ETF has an expense ratio of 0.58 percent.
Source: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-12-10/etf-skips-petrobras-to-rosneft-as-state-owned-companies-unwanted.html

The PowerShares QQQ ETF: 3 Reasons to Sell – NASDAQ.com

(Symbol: PPG) is lower by about 1.7%. For a complete list of holdings, visit the XLB Holdings page The chart below shows the one year price performance of XLB, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, XLB’s low point in its 52 week range is $42.78 per share, with $51.01 as the 52 week high point – that compares with a last trade of $48.64. Comparing the most recent share price to the 200 day moving average can also be a useful technical analysis technique — learn more about the 200 day moving average . Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but instead power shares double short euro etf of ”shares” investors are actually buying and selling ”units”. These ”units” can be traded back and forth just like stocks, but can also be created or destroyed to accommodate investor demand.
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/noteworthy-etf-outflows-xlb-px-lyb-ppg-cm421840

Noteworthy ETF Outflows: XLB, PX, LYB, PPG – NASDAQ.com

Thus, while the fund does instantly plunk you in about 100 sizable technology companies, it’s still, to a great extent, mainly an Apple and Microsoft fund. Little income Finally, if you’re in the market for some income from your investments, you can do much better than this ETF that recently yielded 1.3%. Even among its components, you’ll find some generous payouts, such as 5% from Mattel , 3.7% from Kraft Foods , 3.2% from Staples , 2.8% from Cisco Systems , 2.5% from Microsoft, and 2.4% from Intel . Clearly, this isn’t the perfect investment for everyone, and it might not be perfect for you. It has performed well, though, outperforming the S&P 500 over the past three, five, and 10 years.
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/the-powershares-qqq-etf-3-reasons-to-sell-cm422072

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