The markets closed the week higher overall but it seemed much more like a window dressing day than ever before. Apple met with some reality and that's about it. Next week will feature primarily the employment report and the start of earnings season. Let's see what happens. Disclaimer: The ETF Digest maintains active ETF trading portfolio and a wide selection of ETFs away from portfolios in an independent listing. Current positions if any are embedded within charts: Lazy & Hedged Lazy Portfolios maintain the follow positions: VT, MGV, BND, BSV, VGT, VWO, VNO, IAU, DJCI, DJP, VMBS, VIG, ILF, EWA, IEV, EWC, EWJ, EWG, & EWU.The charts and comments are only the author's view of market activity and aren't recommendations to buy or sell any security. Market sectors and related ETFs are selected based on his opinion as to their importance in providing the viewer a comprehensive summary of market conditions for the featured period. Chart annotations aren't predictive of any future market action rather they only demonstrate the author's opinion as to a range of possibilities going forward. More detailed information, including actionable alerts, are available to subscribers at www.etfdigest.com.
Liz Claiborne (NYSE:LIZ) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $13.46, above its previous 52-week high of $12.74 with 5.1 million shares traded as of 2:05 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.8 million shares over the past 30 days.