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Off The Charts: Extreme Moves In ETFs — 29 November 2019

Today begins a semi-regular column that focuses on a handful of ETFs that have recently posted extreme changes. The playing field starts with nearly 100 equity funds (US and foreign). For a complete list, see a recent edition of The ETF Portfolio Strategist. The goal: highlighting some of the gains and losses at the outer edge of market action of late, where the odds may be slightly higher for developing quasi-reliable near-term expectations, perhaps for use in adding context to strategic-oriented return estimates. In any case, all the standard caveats still apply and so proceed accordingly.

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Macro Briefing | 29 November 2019

Trump restarts talks with Taliban during visit to Afghanistan: The Hill
North Korea fires two short-range missiles in latest provocation: AP
Will US law on Hong Kong derail trade talks with China? Maybe not: NY Times
Is a tight US job market Trump’s ticket to re-election? WSJ
Signs of financial stress are rising in China: Bloomberg
Poll sees UK’s Conservatives set for big win in December election: Reuters
German retail spending tumbled in October: Reuters
Industrial output in Japan fell sharply in October: Nikkei Asian Review
Japan’s retail sales tumble after tax hike: Japan Times
US stock market begins November’s last trading day at record high: