Notable Etf Outflow Detected – Fxz, Ash, Pkg, Rkt – Nasdaq.com

Among the largest underlying components of FXZ, in trading today Ashland Inc (Symbol: ASH) is up about 0.8%, Packaging Corp of America (Symbol: PKG) is trading flat, and Rock-Tenn Co. (Symbol: RKT) is lower by about 0.1%. The chart below shows the one year price performance of FXZ, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, FXZ’s low point in its 52 week range is $26.93 per share, with $34.52 as the 52 week high point – that compares with a last trade of $33.93. Comparing the most recent share price to link 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-fxz-ash-pkg-rkt-cm368735

First Week of August 16th Options Trading For SPDR S&P Retail ETF – NASDAQ.com

Send Thanks! A link has been sent. Done 3 ETFs Holding Strong During The Pullback By Matthew McCall 9 hours ago . ETF Outlook for Wednesday, July 9, 2014: The U.S.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/3-etfs-holding-strong-during-130958822.html

3 ETFs Holding Strong During The Pullback – Yahoo Finance

Should the contract expire worthless, the premium would represent a 1.40% return on the cash commitment, or 13.40% annualized – at Stock Options Channel we call this the YieldBoost . Below is a chart showing the trailing twelve month trading history for SPDR S&P Retail ETF, and highlighting in green where the $86.00 strike is located relative to that history: Turning to the calls side of the option chain, the call contract at the $88.00 strike price has a current bid of $1.08. If an investor was to purchase shares of XRT stock at the current price level of $87.23/share, and then sell-to-open that call contract as a “covered call,” they are committing to sell the stock at $88.00. Considering the call seller will also collect the premium, that would drive a total return (excluding dividends, if any) of 2.12% if the stock gets called away at the August 16th expiration (before broker commissions).
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/first-week-of-august-16th-options-trading-for-spdr-sp-retail-etf-cm368741

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Alcoa, iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF, iShares MSCI Germany ETF, Global X FTSE Argentina 20 ETF and iShares MSCI Netherlands ETF – Yahoo Finance

Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma. The company is completing a Phase II trial of ENMD-2076 in ovarian cancer. In addition, CASI is conducting a dual-institutional Phase II study of ENMD-2076 in triple-negative breast cancer, a Phase II study in advanced/metastatic soft tissue sarcoma and a Phase II study in advanced ovarian clear cell carcinomas. Winners and Losers Financial Select Financial Sector SPDRs (XLF) was flat. Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X shares (FAS) was down 0.5% and its bearish counterpart, FAZ, was up 0.3%.
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/etf-preview-etfs-track-futures-lower-investors-look-ahead-to-earnings-season-cm367811

ETF Preview: ETFs Track Futures Lower; Investors Look Ahead to Earnings Season – NASDAQ.com

Typically, analyst estimate revisions have been all over the place prior to the earnings release: 4 upward revisions, 2 downward revisions, for Alcoa’s Q2 and fiscal 2014. Prior to earnings, Alcoa carried a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Although Alcoa has been known to “kick off” earnings season each quarter, it had been quite awhile since it’s been considered a “sexy” stock. But with performances like these of the past two quarters, investors may wish to do a double-take before passing up these shares.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/zacks-analyst-blog-highlights-alcoa-114656639.html

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