So, we asked traders, will there be listed bitcoin futures in 2017? Will it trade? Will one exchange win the liquidity battle for bitcoin futures or will it trade on multiple exchanges?
Eight years into arguably the second longest bull market ever, has made short selling seem less a “lonely” activity and more a “suicidal” one as tacking against the euphoria has been a career killer leaving only a handful of exchange-traded products (ETPs) to choose from.
Options on ETFs are growing, and so are ETFs that offer exposure to options strategies.
Since bottoming in early July, the energy sector ETF has rallied by about 5% to break meaningfully above its 50-day moving average for the first time since January. The ETF also was able to clear its eight-month descending trend line in the same area.
Gold got a boost Friday on weaker-than-expected inflation and retail sales figures, casting doubt on the Federal Reserve’s ability to continue normalizing interest rates this year.
Finding a market’s shadow provides a great opportunity to create profitable spread trades.
Coal’s fall from grace is a well-known story and has had a predictable impact on the one-and-only coal ETF (a telling fact on its own); from its peak in April of 2011 to the inevitable trough in January of 2016.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday denied a request to list what would have been the first U.S. exchange-traded fund built to track bitcoin, the digital currency.

Given the big down move this week in the precious metals, it would certainly follow that the activities of the Commercials would be no surprise.

After Trump's speech, this pattern on the Dow chart built a skyscraper and I have to admit seeing a failed wedge followed by a parabolic spike had me thinking of the potential of a real bubble. Is it a bubble or is it a blow-off top?