Self Directed Investor Inc
SDI: "Empowering investors with ideas and education"
Symbol Lookup »  
Topics:ChinaETFsEarningsEconomyEnergyForexGoldIncomeLessonsIdeasTrading

  • Other news: News from PR Newswire
| More

ETC Files For Forensic Accounting ETF, Van Eck Plans RMBS Fund

Fri, Oct 26, 8:35 AM ET, by Michael Johnston

Profit-taking pressures remain the dominant theme on Wall Street as bellwether stocks continue to fall short of analyst expectations. Disappointing results from chemical-manufacturer DuPont and conglomerate 3M earlier in the week affirmed the rather pessimistic tone throughout this earnings season, as slowdowns in Asia and Europe have prompted many firms to revise their outlooks lower. Amid the choppy trading environment, iShares rolled out its “Core” ETF lineup while Exchange Traded Concepts and Van Eck filed the development pipeline [see also How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time].

Known for their “ETF-In-A-Box” solution, Exchange Traded Concepts drafted plans for a fund that will be the first and only one of its kind [try our Free ETF Screener]:

  • Forensic Accounting ETF: According to the SEC filing, this ETF will look to track the price and yield performance of the Del Vecchio Earnings Quality Index, a benchmark developed by forensic accountant John Del Vecchio. This fund will consist of approximately 380-400 individual securities, selected and ranked according to their “earnings quality”; starting with a universe of 500 U.S. large caps, this fund will exclude any companies determined to have overstated revenues, underestimated expenses or unsustainable sources of cash flow [see also 101 ETF Lessons Every Financial Advisor Should Learn].
Van Eck laid out plans for a new fund that will expand the firm’s reach in the real estate space, offering a creative way for investors to take advantage of the current low-rate environment:
  • Market Vectors Non-Agency RMBS ETF: According to the SEC filing, this fund will be comprised of non-agency mortgage-backed securities backed by pools of residential mortgage loans. Because this ETF will hold non-agency loans, it will effectively be investing in securities that won’t qualify as collateral for securities issued by Ginnie Mae, Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. This ETF will look to take advantage of the Fed’s recent initiative to buy $40 billion in mortgage-backed securities every month indefinitely as the recovery picks up steam [see also 8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio].

Follow me on Twitter @SBojinov

[For more ETF analysis, make sure to sign up for our free ETF newsletter or try a free seven day trial to ETFdb Pro]

Disclosure: No positions at time of writing.

Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com.


SDI Glossary: "price" Definition
SDI Glossary: "Earnings" Definition
SDI Glossary: "Exchange" Definition
SDI Glossary: "the Fed" Definition
SDI Glossary: "iShares" Definition
SDI Glossary: "Yield" Definition
This Article's Word Cloud:   According   Because   Concepts   Disappointing   ETFdb   Every   Exchange   Fannie   Financial   Freddie   Learn   Screener   This   Traded   Twitter   Vecchio   Wall   advantage   affirmed   agency   also   analysis   backed   earnings   environment   every   filing   firm   firms   flow   free   fund   have   loans   look   many   month   mortgage   pipeline   plans   quality   securities   slowdowns   take   that   their   this   time   tone   will

| More

First Trust Mega Cap AlphaDEX Fund (FMK) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA
Wed, Jan 28, 4:24 PM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Wednesday, shares of the First Trust Mega Cap AlphaDEX Fund ETF (FMK) ...

FYT Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average
Wed, Jan 28, 4:24 PM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Wednesday, shares of the First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ETF ...

First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable for FTA
Wed, Jan 28, 4:24 PM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Wednesday, shares of the First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ETF ...

SPDR Russell/Nomura Small Cap Japan (JSC) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA
Wed, Jan 28, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Wednesday, shares of the SPDR Russell/Nomura Small Cap Japan ETF (JSC) crossed ...

SCJ Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level
Wed, Jan 28, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Wednesday, shares of the iShares MSCI Japan Small-Cap ETF (SCJ) crossed above ...

KRE, ISBC, NPBC, PVTB: ETF Outflow Alert
Wed, Jan 28, 10:54 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: KRE, ISBC, NPBC, PVTB Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

ACWX, INFY, BAM, IBN: ETF Outflow Alert
Wed, Jan 28, 10:54 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: ACWX, INFY, BAM, IBN Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

XLP, KO, PM, CVS: ETF Inflow Alert
Wed, Jan 28, 10:54 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: XLP, KO, PM, CVS Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

BND: Large Outflows Detected at ETF
Wed, Jan 28, 10:54 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: BND Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but ...

First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund -- Insider Buying Index Registering 13.5%
Wed, Jan 28, 9:54 AM ET, by ETF Channel

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX ...

Why HCP is a Top 25 SAFE Dividend Stock (HCP)
Wed, Jan 28, 9:34 AM ET, by ETF Channel

HCP, Inc. (HCP) has been named to the Dividend Channel ''S.A.F.E. ...

Merck a Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock With 2.9% Yield (MRK)
Wed, Jan 28, 9:34 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Merck & Co., Inc (MRK) has been named a Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock by ...

Avery Dennison Achieves #18 Analyst Rank, Surpassing Stericycle
Tue, Jan 27, 12:14 PM ET, by ETF Channel

In a study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages, for the underlying components of ...

MTK, CTSH, GLW, NFLX: ETF Inflow Alert
Tue, Jan 27, 11:54 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: MTK, CTSH, GLW, NFLX Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

VDE, KMI.WS, APC, PSX: Large Inflows Detected at ETF
Tue, Jan 27, 11:54 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: VDE, KMI.WS, APC, PSX Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

VUG, ACT, AGN, ESRX: ETF Inflow Alert
Tue, Jan 27, 11:54 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: VUG, ACT, AGN, ESRX Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

VDC, CL, COST, MDLZ: Large Inflows Detected at ETF
Tue, Jan 27, 11:54 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: VDC, CL, COST, MDLZ Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

Vanguard Large-Cap ETF Experiences Big Inflow
Tue, Jan 27, 11:54 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: VV, MOS, BLL, NRG Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

PRN Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average
Tue, Jan 27, 11:34 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Tuesday, shares of the PowerShares DWA Industrials Momentum Portfolio ETF (PRN) crossed ...

10.2% of FBT Holdings Seeing Recent Insider Buys
Tue, Jan 27, 9:54 AM ET, by ETF Channel

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index ...

Kinder Morgan a Top 25 Dividend Giant With 4.26% Yield (KMI)
Tue, Jan 27, 8:54 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) has been named as a Top 25 ''Dividend Giant'' by ETF ...

PepsiCo a Top Ranked SAFE Dividend Stock With 2.7% Yield (PEP)
Tue, Jan 27, 8:54 AM ET, by ETF Channel

PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) has been named to the Dividend Channel ''S.A.F.E. ...

Procter & Gamble a Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock With 2.9% Yield (PG)
Tue, Jan 27, 8:54 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) has been named a Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock by ...

IPD Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level
Mon, Jan 26, 4:24 PM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Monday, shares of the SPDR S&P International Consumer Discretionary Sector ETF (IPD) ...

SPDR Russell Small Cap Completeness Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish for RSCO
Mon, Jan 26, 4:24 PM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Monday, shares of the SPDR Russell Small Cap Completeness ETF (RSCO) crossed ...

UCD Crowded With Sellers
Mon, Jan 26, 4:24 PM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Monday, shares of the ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Commodity ETF (UCD) entered into ...

EWJ Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average
Mon, Jan 26, 4:24 PM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Monday, shares of the iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) crossed above their ...

SPLV, MAC, VNO, TRV: ETF Inflow Alert
Mon, Jan 26, 12:14 PM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: SPLV, MAC, VNO, TRV Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

CVY, PDI, HIMX, PCI: Large Outflows Detected at ETF
Mon, Jan 26, 12:14 PM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: CVY, PDI, HIMX, PCI Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

Japan Hedged Equity Fund (DXJ) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA
Mon, Jan 26, 11:24 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Monday, shares of the Japan Hedged Equity Fund ETF (DXJ) crossed above ...

BWZ Crosses Critical Technical Indicator
Mon, Jan 26, 11:24 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Monday, shares of the SPDR Barclays Short Term International Treasury Bond ETF ...

CUT Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average
Mon, Jan 26, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Monday, shares of the Guggenheim Timber ETF (CUT) crossed above their 200 ...

16.1% of DIV Holdings Seeing Recent Insider Buys
Mon, Jan 26, 9:34 AM ET, by ETF Channel

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the SuperDividend U.S. ETF (DIV) shows an ...

MMM a Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock With 2.5% Yield (MMM)
Mon, Jan 26, 9:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

3M Co (MMM) has been named a Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock by Dividend Channel, ...

NUGT: Large Outflows Detected at ETF
Fri, Jan 23, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: NUGT Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but ...

SLV: ETF Outflow Alert
Fri, Jan 23, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: SLV Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but ...

MDY, EQIX, O, AAP: ETF Outflow Alert
Fri, Jan 23, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: MDY, EQIX, O, AAP Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

UCO: Large Inflows Detected at ETF
Fri, Jan 23, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: UCO Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but ...

Cisco Systems a Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock With 2.7% Yield (CSCO)
Fri, Jan 23, 9:24 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) has been named a Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock by Dividend ...

EMDD Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average
Thu, Jan 22, 4:14 PM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Thursday, shares of the EGShares S&P Emerging Markets Domestic Demand ETF (EMDD) ...

PowerShares Global Agriculture Portfolio (PAGG) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA
Thu, Jan 22, 4:14 PM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Thursday, shares of the PowerShares Global Agriculture Portfolio ETF (PAGG) crossed above ...

GAL Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level
Thu, Jan 22, 3:54 PM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Thursday, shares of the SPDR SSGA Global Allocation ETF (GAL) crossed above ...

COMT Crosses Critical Technical Indicator
Thu, Jan 22, 3:54 PM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Thursday, shares of the iShares Commodities Select Strategy ETF (COMT) entered into ...

Micron Technology Achieves #73 Analyst Rank, Surpassing VFC
Thu, Jan 22, 12:14 PM ET, by ETF Channel

In a study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages, for the underlying components of ...

ADRA Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level
Thu, Jan 22, 11:34 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Thursday, shares of the BLDRS Asia 50 ADR Index Fund ETF (ADRA) ...

EIDO Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level
Thu, Jan 22, 11:34 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Thursday, shares of the iShares MSCI Indonesia ETF (EIDO) crossed above their ...

Notable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - EDZ
Thu, Jan 22, 11:34 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Thursday, shares of the Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3x Shares ETF (EDZ) ...

Agribusiness (MOO) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA
Thu, Jan 22, 11:24 AM ET, by ETF Channel

In trading on Thursday, shares of the Agribusiness ETF (MOO) crossed above their 200 day ...

IGE, COP, OXY, EOG: ETF Outflow Alert
Thu, Jan 22, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: IGE, COP, OXY, EOG Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

LQD: ETF Inflow Alert
Thu, Jan 22, 11:14 AM ET, by ETF Channel

Symbols mentioned in this story: LQD Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but ...

Related videos | all videos »
  More articles:  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 next »

ABOUT US »   ADVERTISE »   CONTACT US »   TERMS OF USE & PRIVACY POLICY »

ETC Files For Forensic Accounting ETF, Van Eck Plans RMBS Fund | Self Directed Investor | Copyright © 2008 - 2015, All Rights Reserved

Any ideas and opinions presented in Self Directed Investor content are for informational and educational purposes only, and do not reflect the opinions of BNK Invest, Inc. or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries or partners. In no way should any content contained herein be interpreted to represent trading or investment advice. None of the information contained herein constitutes a recommendation that any particular security, portfolio, transaction, or investment strategy is suitable for any specific person. All site visitors agree that under no circumstances will BNK Invest, Inc,. its subsidiaries, partners, officers, employees, affiliates, or agents be held liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained. Read Full Disclaimer.

SDI is associated with: ValueForum.com -- a subscription-based online social networking forum of over 1000 individual investors. | MarketNewsVideo.com -- videos appearing on SDI are produced by Market News Video. | TickerTech.com -- stock quote content appearing on SDI is at least 20 minutes delayed and is powered by Ticker Technologies. | GoldStockStrategist.com -- Edited by Scott V. Nystrom, PhD, Gold Stock Strategist provides analysis on gold mining companies.