Revenue figures provided by Macau's Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau as well as Q2 results of renowned U.S.-based casinos such as MGM Resorts International ( MGM ), Wynn Resorts Ltd. ( WYNN ) and Las Vegas Sands Corp. ( LVS ) corroborated the fact. Macau's Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau recently revealed that total gross gaming revenue slipped 3.6% in July to $28.4 billion on a 3.7% decline in revenues in June. As a matter of fact, casino revenues plunged 11% in Q2 after posting a gain of 13% in Q1. On the corporate earnings front, the sluggish trend seems clear.
Midday index, ETF option volumes - Yahoo Finance
The chart below shows the one year price performance of SHY, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, SHY's low point in its 52 week range is $84.05 per share, with $84.68 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $84.59. 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 index buy and sell signal 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.
Notable ETF Inflow Detected - IDV - NASDAQ.com
The chart below shows the one year price performance of IDV, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, IDV's low point in its 52 week range is $34.00 per share, with $41.11 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $38.54. 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. Each week we monitor the week-over-week change in shares outstanding data, to keep a lookout for those ETFs experiencing notable inflows (many new units created) or outflows (many old units destroyed).
iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF Experiences Big Inflow - NASDAQ.com
Hedging in the big indexes and exchanged-traded products dominate activity.More than 1.7 million options trade in the SPDR S&P 500 Fund (:SPY), including 1.2 million puts. The put-to-call ratio in IWM is a bearish 2-to-1. The S&P 500 Index ( SPX.V ) sees 460,000 contracts changing hands, of which puts surpass calls by almost 3 to 1.. Weekly options make up more than half of that volume. The CBOE Volatility Index (:VIX) has turned over 378,000 options, including 269,000 calls. The iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures Note (:VXX) has 347,000 options changing hands, with calls just outpacing puts. Of those EEM options, puts outnumber calls better by more than 2 to 1.
ETF Issuers Still Favor Euro Zone: Two European Funds Planned - ETF News And Commentary - NASDAQ.com
Q4 gross bookings are seen up from Q3. It approved a special dividend to shareholders in the aggregate amount of $150 million to be payable to shareholders of record on September 30. This represents a dividend of approximately $0.469 per ordinary share (based on shares outstanding as of August 12). It also said its executive officers, directors, founders, and affiliated funds, including Bellaria Holding S.a.r.l of whom Apax WW Nominees Ltd is the sole shareholder, together representing 80% of outstanding shares, have agreed to a new lock up through the date following the company's announcement of Q4 and 2014 earnings. Energy Dow Jones U.S. Energy Fund (IYE) and Energy Select Sector SPDR (XLE) were both flat in pre-market trading.
ETF Preview: ETFs, Futures Firmer Following July Retail Sales; Business-Inventory Data Still Ahead - NASDAQ.com
No doubt the continent is presently going through a lean patch. Still, investors should not forget that the continent emerged out of a prolonged recession just about a year back. Hence, this much turbulence seems warranted given the early phase of recovery and relentless geo-political concerns. An ultra-low interest rate environment and scope for further monetary easing leave room for the continent's stock markets to soar (read: 3 European ETFs to Buy After ECB Action ). Can They Succeed? European ETF space is practically overcrowded, so it could be difficult for the proposed funds to build up assets, if either of the duo gets approval.