Proshares Ultra S&P 500
"Don’t invest in something you don’t understand".
A motto I usually stand by, as a result I will not touch ETFs or Leveraged ETFs.
Exchange traded funds, or ETFs, originated in the late 1980s and popularity grew quickly as they provided a cheaper way for investors to invest in a basket of stocks, without the high management charges of mutual funds or hedge funds. They also allow smaller more »
The markets may have encountered more than turmoil – could this be the beginning of a new bear market? The S&P 500 traded well above 1,460 last Thursday before falling to close the week at 1,433. As the markets fell on Friday, the VIX spiked 13.5% to end the week at 17.06.
With the Presidential election two short weeks away, I think the markets may stay more »
Leveraged ETFs have been growing in popularity over the last years, and so has been the discussion about their advantages and perils for individual investors. For the most part, investors have complained about the fact that these products don't work as expected. The problem, however, remains in investors' ignorance and misuse of these products, which has caused many regrettable damages in portfolios for some time.
These ETFs are designed more »