Monday, October 5, 2009

ETF Rewind - Week 40 (10/02/09)


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The markets continued their post-September 22nd struggle into difficult economic reports and ahead of third-quarter earnings.  In this respect, early October feels much like early July, the difference being quarter-over-quarter results could prove more difficult this time around.  The S&P500 (SPY) ended last week down a moderate -1.9%, with only the Consumer Staple (XLP +0.3%), Commodity (DBC +1.6%) and Treasury (TLT +1.4%) complexes posting advances among the tracked ETFs.  In any event, equities are looking as short-term oversold now as they looked overbought just a couple of weeks ago.

Week Forty-One of 2009 features a much lighter economic calendar, but also the advent of third-quarter earnings with Alcoa kicking off proceedings next Wednesday, as follows:
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Enjoy your weekend!


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