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Index Short ETFs – Hedging Candidates

Here are a few bearish/short ETF's for those looking for either a pure-play short on the U.S. equity markets as well as for those who might be looking to hedge a portfolio of longs, particularly in an IRA where shorting of individual stocks is prohibited.  I am not a fan of the 2x & especially the 3x leveraged ETFs (SPXS, SQQQ, TZA, etc..) due the decay suffered when holding these instruments for more than a day or so.  The first three ETFs below (SH, PSQ & RWM) are the 1x inverse (short) tracking ETFs for the S&P 500, Nasdaq 100, & [...]

2014-01-28T14:48:56+00:00Jan 28, 2014 2:48pm|Categories: Equity Market Analysis|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Index Short ETFs – Hedging Candidates