ITB : Analysis & Opinions

  1. ETFs That Gained 75% In A Single Year

    October 29, 2013
    In the 20+ years that ETFs have been around, we have seen a number of economic shifts all over the world. Among those have ...
  2. ETFs That Lost 50% In a Single Year

    August 27, 2013
    Since ETFs were introduced in 1993, the investing world has endured numerous recessions and a number of groundbreaking events ...
  3. 3-Year Review: Best & Worst ETFs In Each Sector

    July 31, 2013
    In the last few years, investors have slowly found their way back to equity markets as more lucrative opportunities continue ...
  4. Are Housing ETFs in Trouble? - ETF News And Commentary

    July 15, 2013
    Should investors be buyers of housing ETFs here?
  5. 5 ETFs Surging on Bernanke's Dovish Comments - ETF News And Commentary

    July 11, 2013
    Bernanke's question and answer session on Wednesday led to strong gains for these ETFs in Thursday trading.
  6. ETFdb Weekly Watchlist: XRT, ITB, EWC Hinge On Consumer, Housing ...

    June 24, 2013
    Wall Street was in for several volatile sessions last week, as investors digested the latest commentary from the FOMC meeting. ...
  7. Home Sales Hit Fastest Pace In Three Years

    March 22, 2013
    The pace of home sales hit a three-year high in February, a sign the economy is definitely on the mend. Homebuilder stocks ...
  8. 3 Economic Charts Bears Love To Ignore

    January 31, 2013
    Since President Obama’s re-election the prevailing market sentiment on Wall Street has seemingly shifted from one of uncertainty ...
  9. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks Rally On Positive Economic Data

    January 17, 2013
    Bullish momentum made an appearance on Wall Street today, as encouraging economic data and potential progress over the debt ...
  10. Three Great ETFs to Buy This Earnings Season - Investment Ideas

    January 15, 2013
    Earnings season is once again upon us, and this time, it looks to especially drive the market.  That is because China and ...
  11. 4 Best ETF Strategies for 2013 - Investment Ideas

    January 7, 2013
    As we welcome the new year, it is perfect time to take a fresh look at our portfolios, and consider the strategies that may ...
  12. Favorite ETF Positions For 5 Super Investors

    December 28, 2012
    The ETF boom has made it easier for regular retail investors to add various new asset classes, sectors and markets to their ...
  13. A Look Back At The Best Performing ETFs In 2012

    December 27, 2012
    These funds returned stellar results. Hopefully, the new year will bring equal successes to the market.
  14. Best And Worst Sector ETFs Of 2012

    December 26, 2012
    Though nothing compared to recent years, this past year has still been marked by uncertainty, prompting investors to return ...
  15. 5 Best (And 5 Worst) ETF Performers Over The Last Year

    November 28, 2012
    This past year has been marked by uncertainty (though nothing compared to recent years), prompting investors to return in ...
  16. Is XHB a Better Housing ETF Play? - ETF News And Commentary

    November 27, 2012
    Despite some sluggish employment growth, the all-important housing market appears to be back on track. The segment has been ...
  17. A Week Later, ETF Winners And Losers From The Election

    November 14, 2012
    Leading up to last week’s presidential election, the financial media was full of predictions about asset classes that would ...
  18. Four ETFs for Obama's Second Term - ETF News And Commentary

    November 7, 2012
    After a nail-biting election, the results came in last night and America has decided to give four more years to President ...
  19. Three ETFs to Watch in Hurricane Sandy's Aftermath - ETF News ...

    October 30, 2012
    Although it is still hard to say just how long lasting the impact from Hurricane Sandy will be, the storm appears to be living ...
  20. Four ETFs Up More Than 30% YTD - ETF News And Commentary

    October 1, 2012
    After completing a year of uncertainty, the U.S. economy entered 2012 on a more positive note. In fact, 2012 has so far been ...
  21. Three Biggest Mistakes of ETF Investing - Investment Ideas

    September 20, 2012
    Exchange-Traded Funds are arguably great tools for every day investors seeking to implement a variety of strategies in their ...
  22. 5 ETF Superstars of 2012

    September 11, 2012
    Afterstretchingout the global recovery over the last four years, equity markets finally had a strong start to 2012, but it ...
  23. 5 Equity ETFs In Steady Uptrends

    August 6, 2012
    Unresolved eurozone debt drama and mixed economic data releases on the homefront continue to drive markets, showcasing how ...
  24. 5 Of The Best ETF Performers Of The First Half (Plus The 5 Worst)

    July 2, 2012
    The first half of 2012 is now in the books, dropping the curtain on a back-and-forth six months for many investors. Though ...
  25. Calling A Housing Bottom

    March 2, 2012
    If the U.S. housing market continues to bottom, then it will lead to higher prices for the sector.
  26. Work the Plan with These 11 ETFs

    August 24, 2011
    In a volatile market, it’s important to stay calm and stick to your long-term strategy, writes Ron Rowland of All-Star ...
  27. Foreign Buyers Eye U.S. Real Estate

    May 25, 2011
    The domestic housing may have finally received its white knight; foreign buyers.
  28. A Look Back at Home Builders

    December 31, 2009
    Housing got a boost during 2009 due to the arrival of government stimulus, but can it continue to rebound?
  29. Looking For Ideas At The Value Investing Congress

    October 26, 2009
    The Value Investing Congress is becoming a bigger event for invetors, and some good stock idea generation may come out of ...
  30. Which Way Will The Market Seesaw Go?

    August 31, 2009
    There is evidence to support the bullish and bearish cases on the future direction of the market.
  31. "Sell In May And Go Away" Not Working This Year

    August 10, 2009
    The old Wall Street saying of "Sell in May and Go Away" is not working out, as investors who followed this cliche have missed ...
  32. Housing Data More Than A Little Deceptive

    July 20, 2009
    Recent housing sector data looks positive, but investors may be misinterpreting it.
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