Using A Strategic ETF to Outperform the Market

An ETF that we would call “strategically” indexed would include much more rigorous fundamental and technical criteria. The ProShares 130/30 fund (CSM) is a good example of such an ETF. The fund looks for a lengthy list of positive and negative fundamental characteristics when evaluating stocks to short and stocks to buy.

The Risks of Inverse ETFs

Inverse and leveraged ETFs carry a unique risk that is often misunderstood. We feel the real fault lies with uneducated investors who use these ETFs like gamblers.

How to Trade Leveraged and Inverse ETFs

Leveraged ETFs are effective as a a short-term trading instruments, but they carry very significant risks that can catch traders by surprise.