Oil & Gas Etf Investing 101 – Yahoo Finance

Government, world crude consumption grew by an estimated 1.3 million barrels per day in 2013 to a record-high level of 90.4 million barrels per day. The agency, in its most recent Short-Term Energy Outlook, said that it expects global oil demand growth by another 1.1 million barrels per day in 2014. But importantly, the EIAs latest report assumes that world supply is likely to outpace consumption growth and go up by 1.5 million barrels per day in 2014. In our view, crude prices in the next few months are likely to exhibit a sideways-to-bearish trend, mostly trading in the $90-$100 per barrel range.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/oil-gas-etf-investing-101-205242243.html

First Trust Senior Loan Fund ETF (FTSL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 23, 2014 – NASDAQ.com

This marks the 4th year that FTLB the same dividend. At the current stock price of $20.61, the dividend yield is %. The previous trading day’s last sale of FTLB was $20.61, representing a -0.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.66 and a 7.61% increase over the 52 week low of $19.15. For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FTLB Dividend History page.
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/first-trust-low-beta-income-etf-ftlb-ex-dividend-date-scheduled-for-september-23-2014-cm393229

First Trust Dorsey Wright International Focus 5 ETF (IFV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 23, 2014 – NASDAQ.com

A cash dividend payment of $1E-06 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 30, 2014. This marks the 4th year that FTSL the same dividend. At the current stock price of $49.34, the dividend yield is %. The previous trading day’s last sale of FTSL was $49.34, representing a -1.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $50 and a 0.39% increase over the 52 week low of $49.15. For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FTSL Dividend History page.
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/first-trust-senior-loan-fund-etf-ftsl-ex-dividend-date-scheduled-for-september-23-2014-cm393217

First Trust Low Beta Income ETF (FTLB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 23, 2014 – NASDAQ.com

Also, easing geopolitical worries in Ukraine and in Iraq further quelled oil supply worries, supporting the downturn. Can the Slide Continue? The sharp sell-off in crude oil prices, however, took a breather recently on some bargain hunting by investors and on news that OPEC, which accounts for 40% of the world’s oil supply, could trim output to reduce a global supply glut. OPEC Secretary General Abdullah al-Badri recently stated that the group expects to reduce its 2015 output target to 29.5 million barrels per day (bpd) from 30 million bpd when it next meets in late November. If true, this would mark the first cut by the cartel since 2008. Experts also believe that the slide in oil prices is temporary and that it will start consolidating soon as many OPEC countries require oil prices to stay above the $100 a barrel mark to meet their budget requirements .
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/will-the-slump-in-oil-etfs-continue-etf-news-and-commentary-cm393187

VIG, EOG, WAG, NKE: ETF Outflow Alert – NASDAQ.com

A cash dividend payment of $1E-06 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 30, 2014. At the current stock price of $19.34, the dividend yield is %. The previous trading day’s last sale of visite site IFV was $19.34, representing a -6.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.67 and a 0.83% increase over the 52 week low of $19.18. For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the IFV Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today. The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/first-trust-dorsey-wright-international-focus-5-etf-ifv-ex-dividend-date-scheduled-for-september-23-2014-cm393221

Will the Slump in Oil ETFs Continue? – ETF News And Commentary – NASDAQ.com

(Symbol: WAG) is off about 2.5%, and Nike (Symbol: NKE) is lower by about 1.2%. The chart below shows the one year price performance of VIG, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, VIG’s low point in its 52 week range is $68.25 per share, with $79.21 as the 52 week high point – that compares with a last trade of $78.06. Comparing the most recent share price to the 200 day moving average can also be a useful technical analysis technique — learn more about the 200 day moving average . Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but instead of ”shares” investors are actually buying and selling ”units”. These ”units” can be traded back and forth just like stocks, but can also be created or destroyed to accommodate investor demand.
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/vig-eog-wag-nke-etf-outflow-alert-cm393385

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