April, 2011 Archive

Scheduled Website Maintenance

Covestor News //

We will be performing scheduled maintenance on May 3, 2011 between 1.00am and 4.00am EDT.  During this time our website will be inaccessible for between 15 minutes and 1 hour.  We apologize for any inconvenience. Mirroring and Wealth Account Holders Clients can call Customer Service

Our energy policy looks like a bubble – T. Konrad

Process //

Author: Tom Konrad Model: Alt Energy Stocks Disclosure: Long 7 clean energy stocks Bubbles are a social phenomenon at least as much as they are a financial phenomenon. What characterizes them? At the top of bubbles, participants ignore glaringly obvious risks. In October 2007, Meredith Whitney

Understanding leveraged ETFs

Outlook //

A number of Covestor models use leveraged ETFs as part of their investment strategy. SymmetricInfo has a two-part post illustrating the mechanics of leveraged ETFs that work on a daily return basis, and the potential pitfalls in these securities that not all investors are aware