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Trading Streaks: Seeing Through The Ups And Downs

If you are a trader, it is almost a certainty that you have had to deal with the ups and downs of trading streaks… and the effect they have on your psychology. Today, I am going to dig into some detail about this topic of trading streaks in data. I…

Are The BRICs Ready To Lead Emerging Markets Higher?

Are The BRIC countries Working On A Break Out?  Emerging Minds Want To Know The BRIC acronym was developed to denote top emerging market nations with excess growth potential. The countries denoted in this basket include: Brazil, Russia, India, and China. While you can invest directly in any one of…

Consumer Staples ETFs Continue Move Higher Into 2016

Consumer staples stocks aren’t considered the sexiest sector in the market. Companies that make diapers or sell food just aren’t as exciting as cutting-edge cyber security firms or social media rock stars. Nevertheless, the non-cyclical business models of these businesses make for a formidable investment theme with consistent revenue and…

Bracketology: An Investing Lesson From The NCAA

“Bracketology”, a term coined by ESPN, is the study of the annual NCAA college basketball tournament. Interestingly the art or science of filling out an NCAA tournament bracket also provides insight into how investors select investment assets. Before explaining, we present you with a question: When filling out an NCAA…

Currency Hedged ETFs Weaken As Dollar Drops

The modest strength in the U.S. Dollar Index over the last several years has prompted many ETF investors to “hedge” their overseas currency risk. This can be easily accomplished by purchasing a specialized fund that owns a basket of international stocks alongside short positions in the host country’s currency. These…

10 Trades A Trader Should Make To Become Successful

Throughout the year, we may place several trades. But before we can find trading success, we must make a few other trades first. Below are ten great trades a trader should make concerning psychology, risk management, and methodology. In short, we must turn bad behaviors into good behaviors to turn…

5 Great Trading Books You May Have Missed

Everyone has their favorite trading books and they’re often the ones that we first discover when we begin our trading journey. For instance, Schwager’s engaging Market Wizards series and Covel’s Complete Turtle Trader books are just two of many famous titles that most SeeItMarket readers have likely read, re-read and shared…

Will Commodity ETFs Be The Comeback Story Of 2016?

Everyone loves a comeback story and commodity ETFs are starting to show positive signs of burgeoning momentum this year. The persistent selling in precious metals, energy, and agriculture may finally be ready for a notable turn that builds into a new sustainable uptrend. While many investors may choose to play…

Financial Sector ETFs Fall Flat Despite February Rally

Perhaps one of the biggest surprises of the 2016 correction has been the overall depressing price action in bank stocks, financial services, and financial sector ETFs. A new era of Fed tightening had many believing that this would be the year that these stocks shined. The financial sector after all…