Hottest ETFs on the Move

July 17, 2010

It was a tumultuous week in the market with events ranging from the Goldman settlement and disappointing earnings elsewhere in Financials to Apple’s mea culpa to less than stellar jobs numbers.  Broader indices ended the week slightly down with the S&P500 (SPY) losing 1.2% and the NASDAQ (QQQQ) losing 0.6%.  Volatility picked up and the […]

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Actively Managed ETF Wins in Both Up and Down Markets

July 15, 2010

I was a bit skeptical when I started to see “actively managed ETFs” popping up over the past couple years, so I thought I’d take a look at one of the larger ones and see how it’s performed vs. the broader market.  In looking at the PowerShares Active AlphaQ (PQY), I was actually surprised by […]

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