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The Backcourt Report

We're former basketball players, backcourt teammates in fact. We appreciate a good assist that leads to a score. That's what this blog is about. Through it we offer our investment training and insights...and sometimes a dose of hoops analogy...as an assist to your investment plays.

07 DecThe ETF Industry Moving Forward


Last week, we had the privilege of attending and participating at the Expert Series Fall ETP Forum put on by ETF Global….

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06 DecWhy Momentum?


Here is a simple definition of Momentum: Momentum – recent winners tend to continue winning while recent losers tend to continue…

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03 DecDon’t Trade ETFs at the Open!


Do Not, I repeat, Do Not buy or sell ETFs at the open.  Using a “market at the open” order type…

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27 NovAn ETF’s Tracking Ability


Most Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) track an index. An ETFs ability to track the index should be a point of emphasis…

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25 NovTransparency – Risky Business if Done Incorrectly


Dan Egan, over at Betterment, just posted a great article titled High Frequency Monitoring: A Short Sighted Behavior.  It’s worth reading…

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