They're easy to trade and offer the advantages of traditional mutual funds, but without the hefty fees charged by active managers.
Even as the market rises, these names may be ripe for a pullback. What should you do?
With markets overbought and fundamental indicators pointing to a slowdown, now could be a good time to consider protecting current positions or making a directional bet.
Buy and trade, or in this case sell and trade, can be the right methodology these days.
As the Dow inches to new highs, a majority of stocks have tipped into a new downtrend.
Look to these investments this week for strength as stocks continue to outperform.
Aggressive traders who don't mind shorting during a pullback can take a look at these.
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