Pass on this ETF

PROSHARES ULTRAPRO 3X SHORT CRUDE OIL ETF $17.86 (New York symbol OILD; TSINetwork ETF Rating: Aggressive; Market cap: $21.4 million) holds short positions in futures contract linked to the price of West Texas Intermediate Sweet Light Crude Oil. The objective is to provide returns equal to 3.. Read More

ETFs off to a good start in 2019

After a rough final quarter of 2018, most asset classes saw significant gains in the first month of 2019 as investors became less concerned about high stock valuations and the China-U.S. trade dispute. Fears about a rapid rise in U.S. interest rates for 2019 also… Read More

ETF Performance Highlights

Natural gas has some of the most volatile and unpredictable price movements among mainstream commodities. In the past, this has caused considerable losses for even highly experienced trading teams at major financial institutions. Natural gas lived up to its reputation in November 2018 with the US… Read More

These ‘inverse’ ETFs carry special risks

Sometimes ETF investments can suffer wild, often punishing swings. Here is a brief look at some of the worst-performing funds over the past year. Their poor results highlight the risks associated with specialized ETFs. We don’t recommend them.