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

Global Trends ETF

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%.

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Taking Profits On USO

(Open to the public to demonstrate the regular notes we put out on our holdings. Here we were buyers of calls on USO the last week of December 2019 and are taking profits now as a form of risk management. The “new” Fundamental Trends is in beta and making adjustments […]

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ETF Focus List (Nov 2018)

Summary To protect the integrity of our picks, the focus ETFs will be found in an article within the website each month. These are the highest conviction ETFs to add to asset allocations in November 2018. Look to buy around the 200-day moving averages and when RSI falls below 30. […]

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First Step Into The KWEB

Summary China is still an undeniably attractive place to have some investment exposure even if they do not always play nice. I have a hard time buying individual stocks because of trust issues. The KraneShares CSI China Internet ETF appears to be the best ETF for buying into Chinese tech […]

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Semiconductor ETFs – Updated Bottom Fishing

Summary Updated “bottom fishing” prices for semiconductor ETFs. Semiconductor ETFs have been market leaders over most time frames, however, have significant bear markets once or twice per decade. I believe there will be a shallow bear market in semiconductor ETFs. Look for a chance to buy the SPDR® S&P Semiconductor ETF (XSD). […]

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Quick Thoughts on Oil ETFs

Our trades on the U.S. Oil Fund (USO) and PowerShares DB Oil ETF (DBO) calls have all round tripped. So has the ETF position on U.S 3x Oil Fund (USOU). As covered in the Oil Is Going To A Brazillion article I don’t think we have a lot of risk in these […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]