If anyone could promise a two-year return in the neighborhood of 65%, you would not care if it happened in a flash or in a slow uptrend. Or would you?
Is it still wise to buy every dip? Commodities, consumer stocks, the banking sector, European equities as well as small-caps might provide a different perspective.
In the volatile first week of August, not every 'risk-on' asset collapsed.
Small company overvaluation as well as emerging market undervaluation are beginning to play a part in current market dynamics.
You do need to maintain stock ETFs in your portfolio, regardless of stretched fundamentals.
You do not need to be a gold bug to appreciate the probability the gold mining segment may be ready for a sharp upturn.
Time to hunt for ETFs with low price-to-sales ratios.
Those who relied on economic punditry missed out on these high-performing assets in the first half of 2014.
The S&P 500 has traded above its 200-day moving average for 395 trading sessions -- which has never occurred before. Time to ratchet down the risk on your ETF portfolio.
Here are ways investors can seek profits from persistent euro-dollar weakness.