June, 2010 Archive

New Positions on Covestor

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Covestor model manager Robert Gay of Global Equity Analytics and Research Services LLC (GEARS) focuses his Speedboat model on the purchase of companies that are unusually depressed. He uses a proprietary program to interpret documents and identify companies that fit in his portfolio. This week

A Variety of Stocks and Short-Term Price Swings

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Portfolio manager Michael Arold’s Techincal Swing portfolio is filled with equities from many different sectors. In order to choose positions for his portfolio, Arold watches the market and individual sectors and uses many technical indicators. Once he has identified some positions that interest him he

Market Momentum for Investing Direction

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Today we are going to take a look at the top holdings of portfolio manager Robert Foo. Foo uses market momentum to determine his investment strategy. During a bull market Foo invests in large-cap equities as well as exchange traded funds (ETFs) that are underleveraged.

Confused Investors Help Dow Drop

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There is a lot going on in Washington DC right now. A new potential Supreme Court justice is going through a confirmation hearing, a major Wall Street reform bill is still being adjusted, and one portion of the Sarbanes-Oxley law (which discusses strict internal audit

Investment Report by Model Manager Capital Ideas

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Capital Ideas investment strategy involves using ETF’s as core holdings. One of our most basic strategies involves allocating capital between small medium and large capitalization market indexes. The advent of the Global X Brazil mid cap fund (NYSE:BRAZ) has allowed us to finish out this