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As the markets roiled, investors have looked to some targeted volatility ETF plays to diminish their risk and even capitalize on the heightened uncertainty. In an aging bull market, many anticipate persistent uncertainties with global trade and slowing growth that could lead to more frequent bursts of volatility. “This is unlike any other time in
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As the exchange traded fund industry grows and matures, with rising demand among institutional, advisory and retail investors, ETF trends and ETF Database merged in February 2019 to come together under the new parent company ETF Flows to better help advisors access the most up-to-date market and industry news and reach a wider audience to
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OptionSellers, LJM, Catalyst are among the prominent fund managers currently facing litigation for large losses due to short gamma positions. Retail investors regularly lose their savings by shorting options as well. It is time to explain a few things about the short gamma and the “gamma scalping” strategies. This article is split in two parts
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Last December, President Donald Trump introduced tariffs on approximately $200 billion in Chinese goods, triggering fears of a global economic downturn. Those fears were renewed over the weekend when Trump hiked tariffs once more on Friday, May 10, sparking retaliatory plans to increase tariffs on US goods beginning in June. So what action (if any)
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UnitedHealth (NYSE:UNH) warns skateboarders to check their care options ahead of time (image via UnitedHealth’s Twitter page). Are UNH Investors Underestimating Its Political Risk? Recent sentiment among Seeking Alpha contributors on UnitedHealth has been bullish: Andres Cardenal, CFA, wrote that it was undervalued; Dividend Sensei called it a “Buffett-Style Blue Chip“; and Chris Lau argued
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The Pentagon has approved a plan to spend an additional $1.5 billion to build 80 more miles of wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a U.S. defense official confirmed to Fox News Friday. According to Fox news, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan approbated the re-allocation of funds, which were originally set aside for support of Afghan security forces and other projects, to
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It recently dawned on me that I have been investing for 40 years. So I wanted to distill all that knowledge down into a few key lessons that you could use yourself. Better yet…how could you apply these strategies to navigate a course to outperformance this year. Start at the Beginning As the son of
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By Canterbury Investment Management “As a portfolio and risk manager, I decided that there had to be a better way to manage the risk of inevitable volatile bear markets, while providing advisors and investors peace of mind.” – Tom Hardin, Canterbury Investment  Research has been coming out that seriously challenges conventional investment wisdom and endeavors to
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U.S. markets fell by as much as 3% on Tuesday, as volatility spiked over U.S. and China trade concerns and tweets by President Donald Trump this week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 473.39 (1.79%), the S&P 500 shed 48.42 points (1.65%), and the Nasdaq fell 159.53 points (1.96%). This was one of the biggest losing days since the start
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U.S. markets are red across the board on Monday amid threats from President Donald Trump that he may sharply raise tariffs this week on hundreds of billions of dollars worth of goods from China. Trump believes that China will be much more affected by the trade war than the United States, and that it has had very little
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