Notable Etf Inflow Detected – Xbi, Aria, Nbix, Geva

( NBIX ) is up about 0.7%, and Synageva BioPharma Corp ( GEVA ) is up by about 2.3%. For a complete list of holdings, visit the XBI Holdings page Click here to find out which 9 other ETFs had notable inflows The chart below shows the one year price performance of XBI, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, XBI’s low point in its 52 week range is $91.15 per share, with $171.09 as the 52 week high point that compares with a last trade of $169.20. Comparing the most recent share price to the 200 day moving average can also be a useful technical analysis technique — learn more about the 200 day moving average . Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but instead of ”shares” investors are actually buying and selling ”units”. These ”units” can be traded back and forth just like stocks, but can also be created or destroyed to accommodate investor demand. Each week we monitor the week-over-week change in shares outstanding data, to keep a lookout for those ETFs experiencing notable inflows (many new units created) or outflows (many old units destroyed).
Source: http://www.thestreet.com/story/12451358/1/notable-etf-inflow-detected–xbi-aria-nbix-geva.html

How to make money from ETFs’ runaway growth

The EGoM headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram last month approved floating the CPSE ETF. The government has so far raised about Rs 5,093.87 crore through stake sales in PSUs. As per the revised estimates in the Interim Budget, the disinvestment target was lowered to Rs 16,027 crore in this financial year from Rs 40,000 crore. “The proposed CPSE ETF will serve as an additional mechanism for the government to monetise its shareholdings in those CPSEs that eventually form part of the ETF basket,” the government had said.
Source: http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/power-grid-outpsu-etf-finmin-files-offer-document_1048047.html

Turkey ETF Leads EM Sell-Off on New Act in Political Drama

The First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund /quotes/zigman/1497293/delayed /quotes/nls/fbt FBT climbed 5.72% to $87.45, an other-worldly rise compared with the incremental gains and losses exchange-traded funds usually deliver. Shutterstock.com The First Trust ETF is closely tied to the index in its name, the NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index /quotes/zigman/6017893/realtime BTK . That index made a corresponding gain of 5.75% to 2,946.43, thanks largely to InterMunes massive price increase. InterMune /quotes/zigman/85637/delayed /quotes/nls/itmn ITMN ended its phenomenal day with a whopping $23.84 per-share gain to $37.80.
Source: http://blogs.marketwatch.com/health-exchange/2014/02/25/intermunes-big-day-lifts-etf-biotech-index-to-record-highs/

InterMune’s big day lifts http://www.etftradingsignals.com/ ETF, biotech index to record highs

24, 2014 6:54 p.m. ET Investors are piling into exchange-traded bond funds at the fastest clip ever, the latest sign of a bond-market revival driven by uneven economic data, emerging-market volatility and the thirst for income-generating investments. U.S.-listed bond ETFs have taken in $16 billion this month through Feb. 21, according to TrimTabs Investment Research.
Source: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304834704579403453830405842

Three Unusual ETF Leaders in 2014

This ETF is heavily invested in Canada (74 percent) and the U.S. (25 percent), with the top four holdings making up 43 percent of the portfolio. The rise in the price of gold and silver has investors clamoring not only for related mining stocks, but more specifically the aggressive junior miners. The 49 percent rally in SILJ this year has it at a six-month high.
Source: http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/benzinga/articles/news_14_02_4342800_three_unusual_etf_leaders_in_2014.html

Cash Flies Into Bond ETFs

17 when a group of businessmen and others were were taken into custody during a probe into gold smuggling, money laundering and bribery in government tenders. [ Corruption Charges Ruffle Turkey ETF ] Adding to the pressure on Turkeys investments, the lira currency has declined over 1% since the tape was revealed yesterday. The currency is down 8% since the corruption investigation started at the end of last year. The depreciating currency further lowered returns for U.S. investors once converted back into their stronger U.S. dollar.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/turkey-etf-leads-em-sell-192613413.html

Power Grid out of PSU ETF; FinMin files offer document

EST How to make money from ETFs runaway growth A new forecast says ETF assets will rise to $15.5 trillion in 10 years; heres why you should care Want to see how this story relates to your watchlist? Just add items to create a watchlist now: Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI) Add By Victor Reklaitis , MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) The U.S. ETF industry could grow to $15.5 trillion in assets within 10 years, eclipsing the mutual-fund industry, according to one new forecast. Is such a prediction too rosy?
Source: http://articles.marketwatch.com/story/how-to-make-money-from-etfs-runaway-growth-2014-02-24?link=MW_story_featstor

Student Loans Are A Drag On The Economy And Society

Chris Herbert, research director at Harvard Universitys Joint Center for Housing Studies, agrees with those who say the swelling student debt is a concern. But he also says it may not hobble young adults access to the housing market as much as some fear. In his own analysis, Herbert found that student loan debt is not all piled upon recent college graduates. Rather, it is evenly distributed among age groups as of 2010. Also, the median amount borrowed for school by people in their 20s barely budged from 2004 to 2010, hovering around $11,000 when adjusted for inflation, Herbert said. Only a small share of the under-30 crowd is borrowing sizable sums, he said.
Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/student-debt-may-hurt-housing-recovery-by-hampering-first-time-buyers/2014/02/17/d90c7c1e-94bf-11e3-83b9-1f024193bb84_story.html

She didnt notice as quickly this time but went online to pay the loan late. Document Everything Next, Boehm found out her loan went into forbearance , pushing her next payment to February. This was in December, and at this point she had started printing every bit of information that popped up when trying to manage her loan. Even while payments are suspended due to forbearance, the loan accrues interest, and Boehm saw her monthly payment jump $50. About $300 in capitalized interest was added to her balance because of the forbearance (meaning she would then have to pay interest on that interest), but Boehm said it just didnt make sense.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/stand-student-loan-servicer-130035421.html

Yet there’s a nightmare now facing graduates and even those who drop out. A mountain of student loans they can’t pay off. It’s estimated the average student loan in America is just under $30,000. There’s more than $1 trillion of outstanding student loan debt. Even with that reality, First Lady Michelle Obama is leading a media blitz encouraging students to apply for financial aid. Economists say student loans are now the 2nd largest debt in the average household behind mortgages.
Source: http://www.cbs12.com/news/top-stories/stories/vid_13334.shtml

The consequences not only include weaker home sales, but less spending on all kinds of consumer goods and services. Slack demand, in turn, gives businesses less reason to hire and create more jobs. And if graduates are unable to find a well-paying job, the burden of paying back the debt grows even more onerous. Unlike other forms of debt, http://www.obamastudentloanforgiveness.net student loans are almost impossible to reduce or eliminate through bankruptcy unless an individual can prove extreme hardship.Many people take years, sometimes even decades, to pay all the debt off. It can even hurt their ability to save for retirement.
Source: http://blogs.marketwatch.com/capitolreport/2014/02/18/rising-student-loan-debt-is-stopping-first-time-home-buyers/

Ms. Wiersch wrote in a report on rising student loan debt two weeks ago that the burden could prevent recent college graduates with an entrepreneurial spirit from starting a business or expanding one. Student debt can limit small business owners ability to qualify for loans, preventing growth and payroll expansion. Doctors may avoid low-paying but much needed specialities, such as caring for elderly or for children. Talented teachers may leave their professions in search of higher-paying careers to offset the impact of student loan payments on their personal finances. The Block News Alliance consists of The Blade and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Source: http://www.toledoblade.com/Economy/2014/02/19/Student-loan-debt-not-threat-to-banks.html

Since 2008 the peak level of household debt households lowered their levels every type of debt except student loan debt. Student loans have continued to grow throughout this process of deleveraging. That orange line is student debt. It is going in the opposite direction of all of the other lines. But arent people facing poor job prospects just taking out more loans to avoid working as baristas at coffee shops that drip the coffee super slowly for no apparent reason? This does not appear to be the case from the debt data.
Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/joshfreedman/2014/02/11/student-loans-are-a-big-drag-on-the-economy-and-society/

Nasdaq Welcomes Inogen, Inc (nasdaq:ingn) To The Nasdaq Stock Market

Nasdaq up for sixth straight day

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data, though Japanese stocks will be pressured by a stronger yen as the dollar loses altitude. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.2 percent, having bounced 5 percent in seven sessions. The main data on Monday will be Japan’s gross domestic product (GDP) report, which is forecast to show annualized growth of 2.8 percent for the fourth quarter. For equity investors, the run of soft figures recently has a silver lining in that it lessens the risk of the Federal Reserve 8 mins ago Foreign banks bracing for tough U.S.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/nasdaq-welcomes-inogen-inc-nasdaq-161455848.html

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Source: http://money.cnn.com/2014/02/13/investing/stocks-markets/index.html

iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF – a solid biotech investment

UK house prices rise at fastest pace since May 2010

In November, Nasdaq presented the SIP committee, which is made up of representatives from all U.S. equity exchanges and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, with a list of 10 enhancements needed to improve its SIP. Weeks later, the exchange gave notice that it intended to quit running the system at the end of its two-year contract because talks over implementing the fixes were taking too long. At a meeting in Bonita, Florida, the committee agreed to implement all of the enhancements, having acted on only two of them prior to that, the source said.
Source: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/13/us-nasdaq-sip-idUSBREA1C22C20140213?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563

Group overseeing data processor agrees to Nasdaq’s fixes: source

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Statements regarding NASDAQ-listed companies are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Investors should undertake their own due diligence and carefully evaluate companies before investing.
Source: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/nasdaq-welcomes-inogen-inc-nasdaqingn-to-the-nasdaq-stock-market-2014-02-14

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Source: http://invezz.com/news/equities/8890-ishares-nasdaq-biotechnology-ishares-nasdaq-biotechnology-etf-a-solid-biotech-investment

Pimco Files For More Active Etfs – Etf News And Commentary

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Notable ETF Outflow Detected – OEF, UPS, FOXA, EBAY

Click here to find out which 9 other ETFs had notable inflows The chart below shows the one year price performance of EWI, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, EWI’s low point in its 52 week range is $11.54 per share, with $16.27 as the 52 week high point that compares with a last trade of $15.94. Comparing the most recent share price to the 200 day moving average can also be a useful technical analysis technique — learn more about the 200 day moving average . Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but instead of ”shares” investors are actually buying and selling ”units”. These ”units” can be traded back and forth just like stocks, but can also be created or destroyed to accommodate investor demand.
Source: http://www.thestreet.com/story/12326436/1/notable-etf-inflow-detected–ewi.html

Italy ETF Looks Bella

In the document, the company revealed plans for six more ETFs; four targeting various corners of the fixed income world, one targeting equities, and the other aiming at the commodity space. While a great deal of the key information – such as expense ratios or ticker symbols- was not available in the initial release, other important points were available in the filing. We have highlighted those below for investors, who might be looking for a new play from PIMCO in a number of markets should the proposed products pass regulatory hurdles: PIMCO Municipal Bond ETF in Focus This fund looks to offer higher returns by investing in municipal debt securities, which are exempt from federal income tax. The average duration of the fund would range from 3-12 years (read: Three Municipal Bond ETFs for 2014 ). According to the filing , the ETF will put about 20% of its assets in U.S.
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/pimco-files-for-more-active-etfs-etf-news-and-commentary-cm324990

The ETF holds a total of $3,324,995 worth of HLX, making it the #77 largest holding. The table below details the recent insider buying activity observed at HLX: HLX last trade: $20.91 Recent Insider Buys: Purchased $21.62 $54,050.00 Special Offer: Join the income investing conversation on ValueForum.com with a special Seven Days for Seven Dollars invitation from Forbes. And Sanchez Energy Corp. ( NYSE: SN ), the #96 largest holding among components of the Vanguard Energy ETF ( AMEX: VDE ), shows 2 directors and officers as recently filing Form 4s indicating purchases. The ETF holds $1,838,623 worth of SN, which represents approximately 0.07% of the ETFs total assets at last check. The recent insider buying activity observed at SN is detailed in the table below: SN last trade: $28.86 Recent Insider Buys: Purchased
Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/etfchannel/2014/02/10/this-etf-holds-stocks-insiders-want-to-own-60/

and emerging markets counterparts this year in terms of performance. Investors also have not been shy about allocating some of the cash they have pulled U.S. and developing world equity funds to European equivalents. Cementing the notion that some investors are willing to embrace single-country risk with what was previously believed to be some of the Eurozones riskier fare, EWI pulled in $47 million just last week and has hauled in nearly $114 million since the start of the year. Said another way, nearly 12% of EWIs $966.1 million in assets have come into the ETF just this year.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/italy-etf-looks-bella-191231321.html

Among ETF in Trading the largest underlying components of OEF, in trading today United Parcel Service Inc (Symbol: UPS) is off about 0.5%, Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (Symbol: FOXA) is off about 0.8%, and eBay Inc. (Symbol: EBAY) is lower by about 1.2%. The chart below shows the one year price performance of OEF, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, OEF’s low point in its 52 week range is $67.38 per share, with $82.41 as the 52 week high point – that compares with a last trade of $79.67. Comparing the most recent share price to the 200 day moving average can also be a useful technical analysis technique — learn more about the 200 day moving average . Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but instead of ”shares” investors are actually buying and selling ”units”. These ”units” can be traded back and forth just like stocks, but can also be created or destroyed to accommodate investor demand.
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/notable-etf-outflow-detected-oef-ups-foxa-ebay-cm325122