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 this ETF File I have published at Seeking Alpha to learn more:

The Only ETF You Need To Start Investing

Link to the Global Trends ETF VSL (aka Very Short List, aka watchlist)

A Few Puts To Sell & Eyeballing Oil

The stock market is hitting its first support levels. We were heavy cash coming into this correction, so can start to sell a few puts for companies we’d like to own a bit lower than today’s price. Also, oil is getting crushed which is making it interesting for a rebound play. Do you know what “backwardation’ is? — Read this research with a “free library card.”

BrookField Renewable SWOT Report

Brookfield Renewable is on our “very short lists” of companies to watch and potentially buy at the right price. Our SWOT analysis provide the essentials for getting to know a company and develop an investment thesis. Get a Free Library Card to see this SWOT.

Retirement Life Investor Asset Allocation: December 2019

Retirement Life Growth & Income uses a base ETF allocation and dividend stocks to generate a total return for retirement living. This strategy is meant to be used for an entire portfolio. Our mission with RLGI is to provide equity like total return with less risk than the stock market as a whole.

Global Trends ETF Model: December 2019

Global Trends ETF uses tactical asset allocation to find opportunities and manage risk using low cost ETFs. This ETF strategy can be used as a whole portfolio or as the core to build a stock portfolio around.
Our mission with Global Trends ETF is to create a diversified portfolio that uses asset allocation to exploit opportunities and manage risk.

Quick Thoughts On VXX & QQQ

The correction we are seeing is a prelude to what I expect in 2020 as the economy softens and buybacks slowdown. Between now and then, we should see choppiness as smart money fades rallies and the oblivious permabulls buy the dips (perma anything are oblivious). I expect a bit of an “end of QT” rally after Labor Day possibly through January, albeit with more volatility than normal. VXX We nearly […]

ETFs I Plan To Buy Soon

With the flow of money out of “old economy” and “grandpa stocks”continuing, using corrections to upgrade our asset allocation is an essential idea. Already, we have raised cash on anticipation of a summer correction. I anticipate that the summer correction will be short and shallow, lasting no more than a few months and probably not correcting more than 10-20%.

Microsoft SWOT Report

Summary Microsoft established themselves as a trusted name for PC operating systems. The company is achieving growth in all business segments. Microsoft is capitalizing on strong growth in the cloud business. Microsoft (MSFT) really doesn’t need an introduction since they’ve established themselves as a leader in software and cloud services. The company established themselves as a household name with the success of their Windows OS, MS Office, and XBox gaming products. […]