TrimTabs Says BLS Employment Estimates Lag Real-Time Economic Data
Sausalito, CA — October 31, 2012 — TrimTabs Investment Research estimates the U.S. economy added 140,000 jobs in October, down from its estimates of 210,000 new jobs in September and 185,000 jobs in August. Meanwhile, TrimTabs expects the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to report that job growth improved in October compared to its estimate of 114,000 new jobs created in September. Read More
The biggest problem the developed world is facing is that the governments and banking institutions that got us into the present mess are not capable of solving the problems they themselves created. Not even with new leadership. Read More
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I was on the Keynote Economic panel that ended this week’s annual Rutberg Wireless conference. At the conference, speaking directly before me were AOL CEO Tim Armstrong, who previously helped start Google; Jon Miller, formerly CEO of Fox Digital Media and Ross Levinsohn, former Yahoo CEO. Read More
After leaving New York last week, I was left with the overwhelming impression that most portfolio managers really believe stocks cannot go down. Why? Because portfolio managers have been fully trained to believe in the religious like School of What Works. And what has been working since 2009 is buying stocks regardless of anything and everything else. Read More
Actively Managed Domestic Equity ETF Outperforms Russell 3000® Benchmark Since Inception by Investing in Companies That Seek to Shrink Float Prudently
BETHESDA, Md. — October 16, 2012 – AdvisorShares, a leading sponsor of 16 actively managed exchange-traded funds (ETFs), recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of its domestic equity active ETF, the TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF (NYSE Arca: TTFS), which has outperformed the Russell 3000® Index since its inception. TTFS is managed by TrimTabs Asset Management (TrimTabs), an SEC-registered investment adviser affiliated with TrimTabs Investment Research, a renowned independent institutional research firm focusing on equity market liquidity. Read More
Howard Silverblatt is senior index analyst for S&P Indices. In addition to general market research and commentary, Howard is responsible for the statistical analysis of Standard & Poor’s family of U.S. Indices, including the world’s most followed stock market index, the S&P 500.