Category Archives: Stock Trak

The Intelligent Investor: The Deflation Scenario Investors Should Cheer – WSJ.com

TD Ameritrade announced on Friday that it will permit customers to trade more than 100 ETFs commission-free, following similar moves by Fidelity Investments, Charles Schwab and Vanguard Group over the past year. Last month, Vanguard introduced 16 ETFs, including one … Continue reading

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Wealth Matters – Why Some Investors Still Flock to High-Priced Gold – NYTimes.com

Positives: The pro-gold camp is not just pointing to the metal’s long, steady growth over the last two years. They’re now talking about its permanent role in a diversified portfolio. “The case that has really resonated with the largest private … Continue reading

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UBS Investment Strategy Guide, 4th Quarter 2010

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Monthly Investing Outlook from Agile Investments

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New UBS Investors Guide

Download 2010-9 UBS investor's guide

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Macro Analysis Winning over Bottoms-Up

Macro Forces in Market Confound Stock Pickers More and more investors aren't bothering to pore through corporate reports searching for gems and duds, but are trading big buckets of stocks, bonds and commodities based mainly on macro concerns. As a … Continue reading

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Good Ideas for Stock-Trak – Options and ISM Mfg Index

A New Wrinkle in Options Short-term weekly option contracts are gaining traction among investors—even though their volatility can make it easier to lose money. Unlike standard option contracts that expire in a month or more, weekly options can be a … Continue reading

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UBS Model Portfolios and Macro Forecasts for Stock-Trak

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Check Out What the Smart Bulls Are Doing

For the Bad News Bulls, Adversity is Opportunity At a time when fear-stricken hedge funds are stocking up on gold, retail investors are fleeing the stock market and gloom-peddling economists like Nouriel Roubini are commanding the airwaves, making a bullish … Continue reading

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Excellent Update on Global Macro Events

Waning Economic Recovery Fuels Global Uncertainty Check out the three scenarios and their liklihood, according to economists: Feeble Growth:   Double Dip:  20% Upside Surprise:  10% (interesting analysis, however)

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