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French and Benelux stocks-Factors to watch on Dec 24
December 23, 2012
Below are company-related news and stories from French and Benelux media which could have an impact on the region's markets or individual stocks.
3 ETF Sectors Facing Tax Uncertainty
December 21, 2012
For investors, the last few months have been dominated by two words: fiscal cliff. The combination of automatic expiring tax breaks and across-the-board government spending cuts scheduled to become...
Possible Trend Reversal, SPDR Nuveen Barclays Capital Municipal Bond ETF Down on Heavy Volume (TFI)
December 18, 2012
France's TF1 says close to inking Discovery deal
December 12, 2012
PARIS, Dec 13 (Reuters) - French broadcaster TF1 said it was weeks away from signing a strategic alliance with Discovery Communications that could see the U.S. group take a 20 percent stake in the...
Uptrend Call Working As SPDR Nuveen Barclays Capital Municipal Bond ETF Stock Rises 9.7% (TFI)
December 12, 2012
Weathering Economic Headwinds: ETFs To Prepare Like Bill Gross
December 12, 2012
This month, legendary bond king Bill Gross published his investment outlook, aptly titled “Strawberry Fields – Forever?”, in which he warned investors to be prepared to face some “structural economic...
Can Muni Bond ETFs Extend Streak in 2013?
December 10, 2012
The $3.7 trillion municipal bond market has been on a solid two year run with a 20% gain, according to Bof A Merrill Lynch data. Analysts at Morgan Stanley now predict that investors need to brace...
SPDR Nuveen Barclays Capital Municipal Bond ETF Shares Up 10.7% Since SmarTrend's Buy Recommendation (TFI)
December 05, 2012
Is the Tax-Exempt Status of Muni Bond ETFs in Jeopardy?
December 04, 2012
Municipal bonds and related exchange traded funds have enticed investors with their tax-exempt status on the income they provide. Now with the so-called fiscal cliff threatening broad tax hikes, some...
PIMCO ETF Manager Bill Gross Buying Munis on Looming Taxes
November 30, 2012
With the fiscal cliff looming over America and potential tax hikes across the board, Bill Gross, the manager behind the PIMCO Total Return Fund, believes tax-free municipal bonds are an attractive...
Will New SEC Chief Walter Derail Muni Bond ETF Rally?
November 27, 2012
Municipal bond exchange traded funds have enjoyed a solid uptrend since the beginning of 2011 despite a brief hiccup due to Meredith Whitney’s doomsday default prediction that didn’t play out. Now muni...
Fiscal Cliff Could Chase Investors to Muni ETFs
November 26, 2012
Prized for decent yields and tax advantages, municipal bonds and the ETFs that track them could become prime destinations for income investors if the fiscal cliff becomes a reality. Fears of the fiscal...
Best Muni Bond ETFs for Yield
November 24, 2012
In the ongoing search for yield, some have branched out to high-yield municipal bond exchange traded funds, but investors will need to consider specific risks associated with the muni market. Investors...
ETFs for the Fiscal Cliff: Dividends, Consumer Staples and Munis
November 23, 2012
The fiscal cliff is about one month from materializing and investors are setting up defense for their portfolios. Should the tax increases and spending cuts come to fruition, the best way to save...
SPDR Nuveen Barclays Capital Municipal Bond ETF Has Returned 10.5% Since SmarTrend Recommendation (TFI)
November 20, 2012
Can muni bonds help you deal with fiscal cliff?
November 19, 2012
SPDR Nuveen Barclays Capital Municipal Bond ETF Rising Today on Above-Average Volume (TFI)
November 09, 2012
Muni Bond ETFs and the Election
November 05, 2012
Municipal bond exchange traded fund investors could be impacted by the outcome of the presidential election, so they are watching for any potential changes to the federal income-tax exemption status on...
Tax Debate Puts Dividend, Muni Bond ETFs in Focus
October 27, 2012
Taxes are a sticking point going into the Presidential election, and the tax debate will put income generating stocks and municipal bond exchange traded funds into focus. With the Bush-era 15% dividend...
Shares of SPDR Nuveen Barclays Capital Municipal Bond ETF Down on Above Average Volume, Moving Against Trend (TFI)
October 01, 2012
SPDR Nuveen Barclays Capital Municipal Bond ETF Trading Higher Today on Above-Average Volume, Consistent With Trend (TFI)
September 18, 2012
SPDR Nuveen Barclays Capital Municipal Bond ETF Rising on Above-Average Volume, Consistent With Trend (TFI)
August 24, 2012
Tax Break Makes Muni Bond ETF Yields More Attractive
August 13, 2012
Investors are using ETFs to buy a basket of municipal bonds and reduce the risk of an individual local government defaulting on its obligations. Also, the tax break on income from muni bonds makes the...
CANADA STOCKS-TSX may open higher on stimulus hopes
July 27, 2012
July 27 (Reuters) - Toronto's resource-heavy index looked set to open higher on Friday, tracking global markets on reinvigorated hopes that central bank meetings next week will bring new steps to help...
July 26 (Reuters) - Canadian trucker TransForce Inc reported a 30 percent higher second-quarter profit on improved performance of its package and courier unit.
Trucker Mullen profit falls on forex losses
July 25, 2012
July 24 (Reuters) - Trucking and logistics company Mullen Group Ltd reported a 40 percent fall in second-quarter profit on foreign exchange losses.
Muni Bond ETFs Yawn at Latest Bankruptcy
July 20, 2012
Bond default rates among cities and state municipalities are on the rise, but municipal bond exchange traded funds remain relatively unfazed as investors continue to search for yield producing assets....
Muni Bond ETFs Stay the Course
June 29, 2012
Doomsayers who depicted an imminent implosion in the municipal bonds market back in 2010 helped drive a mass exodus from munis related exchange traded funds. However, as no real threat manifested, the...