Written by David Fabian, October 30th, 2014
The V-shaped price action in October has been met with a variety of emotions that range from excitement to disbelief. While investors have been expecting a 10% correction for some time, many were caught off guard with the swift downward price action followed by a tremendous rebound. Read more
Written by David Fabian, October 29th, 2014
The recent Fed meeting indicated that they would follow through on their guidance to end quantitative easing measures in October. This should come as no surprise to investors that have been warned for some time that monthly asset purchases would taper and ultimately dwindle to nonexistence. Read more
Written by David Fabian, October 23rd, 2014
In our monthly ETF chart roundup video, we take the temperature of the market in relation to its long-term trend lines. In addition, we profile several key international, commodity, and bond ETFs that are showing signs of opportunity and risk. The important themes to watch this month are large cap stocks, emerging markets, high yield bonds, and gold. Recorded after the market close on October 23, 2014. A log of our previous videos are posted here.
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Written by David Fabian, October 22nd, 2014
As an investment adviser, I run across all different kinds of stock market participants. Some are investors, some are traders, and some are trying to do both. While the majority of participants have clearly defined their role through experience or training, often times the cross over group gets themselves in trouble by trying to do too much with too little discipline. Read more
Written by David Fabian, October 14th, 2014
The majestic rise and fall of gold-related ETFs can only be described as a wild roller coaster ride of emotionally-driven price swings. This once beloved asset class has fallen out of favor so many times this year; it is hard to keep track of the number of false breakouts and breakdowns. Read more