A multi-month rally that has lifted some China ETFs to their highest levels since late 2013 will do that. FXI has earned the renewed focus investors are affording the ETF as the fund has surged nearly 16% over the past 90 days. [China ETFs Better Than You Think] The SPDR S&P China ETF ( GXC ) deserves some love, too. After all, the $877.3 million GXC is one just 10 ETFs to have made a new 52-week high today. Investors that are familiar with China ETFs know that no two are exactly comparable to each other. Differences among individual holdings and sector weights, of course, create significant differences in terms of returns.
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One interesting put contract in particular, is the March 2015 put at the $20 strike, [read] which has a bid at the time of this writing of 85 cents. That would result in a cost basis of $19.15 per share before broker commissions in the scenario where the contract is exercised. If the contract is never exercised, the put seller would still keep the premium, which represents a 4.2% return against the $20.00 purchase commitment, or a 6.5% annualized rate of return (at Stock Options Channel we call this the YieldBoost). Click here to find out the Top YieldBoost Puts of of Stocks with Recent Secondaries Secondaries can often present buying opportunities for bullish investors interested in purchasing shares, because the sudden extra supply of stock tends to require that the offering be priced at an attractive discount to where the stock had previously been trading before the offering announcement. That can also introduce near-term volatility which improves the premiums a put seller can achieve. Selling a put does not give an investor access to MTDRs upside potential the way owning shares would, because the put seller only ends up owning shares in the scenario where the contract is exercised.
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[China ETFs Are Looking Good] There is more upside to come for India ETFs . Bond ETFs Muni ETFs are dumping Puerto Rico bonds. [Some Muni ETFs Say Good-Bye to Puerto Rico] Investors are getting nervous about high-yield bonds . ETF Trends editorial team contribute to this piece. The opinions and forecasts expressed herein are solely those of Tom Lydon, and may not actually come to pass.
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Among the largest underlying components of XLF, in trading today American Express Co. (Symbol: AXP) is off about 1.1%, U.S. Bancorp (Symbol: USB) is down about 0.1%, and Capital One Financial Corp (Symbol: COF) is lower by about 0.4%. The chart below shows the one year price performance of XLF, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, XLF's low point in its 52 week range is $19.35 per share, with $23.07 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $22.96.
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Technical analysts call it a breakout failure, according to Kahn. In addition to Coca-Cola, General Electric ( GE ), McDonalds ( MCD ), Merck ( MRK ) and Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) have broken down. That is problematic for DIA not just because those stocks combine for about 12% of the ETFs weight, but also because just eight Dow stocks are up at least 10% this year, two of which are J&J and Merck. [Health Care ETFs Look Healthy] And we have not even gotten to Boeing ( BA ), which has plunged 8.4% since June 2.
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Buyers in that offering made a considerable investment into the company, expecting that their investment would go up over the course of time and based on early trading on Friday, the stock is now 11.5% higher than the offering price. It should be noted that investors at the secondary have collected $0.73/share in dividends since the time of their purchase, so they are currently up 13.4% on their purchase from a total return basis. Investors who did not participate in the offering but would be a buyer of O at a cheaper price, might benefit from considering selling puts among the alternative strategies at their disposal. One interesting put contract in particular, is the March 2015 put at the $35 strike, which has a bid at the time of this writing of 20 cents.