Global Trends ETF

Global Trends ETF provides our macro, sector and industry analysis, as well as, ETF files and technical analysis to give us an edge versus the markets.

Low cost ETFs are a wonderful place to start investing, create a core portfolio or use for an entire portfolio. Stick with investing in the secular long-term growth trends, such as technology, 4th Industrial Revolution, biotech, communications, 5G, IoT, AR, VR and consumer trends for the best returns.

If you are a beginning investor, there is one fund that is easy to begin with that is on the right side of the long-term trends.

Read: QQQ Is Your Core Index ETF

A Levered ETF Trade for the Oil Rally

This column should be read after: Two Weeks Until Oil Begins Rally To $80 It is very rare that I use levered ETFs. The opportunity has to be striking. In most cases I greatly prefer options to levered ETFs due to the expenses related to levered ETFs and other structural […]

ETFs To Buy On A Flash Crash

I was near Albany, NY when the flash crash of August 24, 2015 hit. I was on my way out to a retreat with friends in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. The stock market was down 5.3% the first few days after the open that day.  Buying stocks quickly […]

Quick Thoughts: PowerShares QQQ

In an age where valuations are high, we are carrying some cash, flash crashes are not terribly uncommon and the next flash crash could be a doozy, I thought it made sense to talk about QQQ again. The PowerShares QQQ ETF (QQQ) is the vehicle I use to build a […]

ETFavorites: May Buy Limits

We have a select list of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) that we use for our portfolios. I have screened these funds for their internal fundamentals and holdings, as well as, long-term performance metrics. These are the funds that have done the best over time and are positioned to continue doing […]

ETFavorites: March Buy Limits

We have a select list of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) that we use for our portfolios. I have screened these funds for their internal fundamentals and holdings, as well as, long-term performance metrics. These are the funds that have done the best over time and are positioned to continue doing […]

ETFavorites: February Buy Limits

We have a select list of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) that we use for our portfolios. I have screened these funds for their internal fundamentals and holdings, as well as, long-term performance metrics. These are the funds that have done the best over time and are positioned to continue doing […]

Energy and Gold Buys

I am beginning positions on XES and IAU.  XES is the SPDR Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF. IAU is the iShares Gold ETF.  See the this MarketWatch article for my rational. It is also in the forum. Below is a rough draft that was edited but includes the […]

ETFavorites: December Buy Limit Orders

We have a select list of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) that we use for our portfolios. I have screened these funds for their internal fundamentals and holdings, as well as, long-term performance metrics. These are the funds that have done the best over time and are positioned to continue doing […]

ETFavorites: November ETF Buy Limit Orders

We have a select list of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) that we use for our portfolios. I have screened these funds for their internal fundamentals and holdings, as well as, long-term performance metrics. These are the funds that have done the best over time and are positioned to continue doing […]

ETFavorites – September ETF Buy Limit Orders

We have a select list of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) that we use for our portfolios. I have screened these funds for their internal fundamentals and holdings, as well as, long-term performance metrics. These are the funds that have done the best over time and are positioned to continue doing […]

Brexit Priority Trades – ETFs

Brexit is creating a significant decline in markets. I don’t know if it will be enough to spur much buying from us. Remember, there was an irrational rally this week. What we have to determine is if today’s sell-off is a one day event or the start of a summer […]

ETF Limit Orders – June 2016

No changes from May Refer to the grids below to see the Exchange Traded Funds – ETFs – that we are considering investing in. In each chart will be the fund name, symbol, buy range and a very brief rational for our bullish interest or general notes. There will generally […]