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Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Three ETF Strategies That Worked (And Two That Didn't)

English: The corner of Wall Street and Broadwa...
English: The corner of Wall Street and Broadway, showing the limestone facade of One Wall Street in the background. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
View the full article. Last Friday saw an encouraging end to what had been an extremely disappointing quarter, with stocks surging globally amidst at least temporary optimism over the outlook for Europe. But the one-day rally was not nearly enough to make up for all the ground lost across equity markets in the second quarter of 2012. Debt drama in Europe along with a sour patch of economic data released on the home front seemed to dominate headlines over the past few months, firmly reminding investors that the global recovery remains sluggish at best. Amidst the turbulence on Wall Street, our lineup of 40+ All-ETF model portfolios also saw a fair share of volatility. As such, below we highlight some of  the portfolio strategies that held their ground quite well, and some that didn’t, during a quarter characterized by uncertainty on all fronts (13 week returns as of 6/30/2012): ... Continue to read.
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