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Larry Berman CFA, CMT, CTA , Chief Investment Officer, Partner

ETF Capital Management Inc.

Address
5160 Yonge St. Suite 1860
Toronto, ON
M2N 6L9

Contact Info
Telephone: 888-383-9753
Fax: 888-383-9753
Website: http://www.etfcm.com


Date Signal Chart Symbol Company Opinion Price
2014-07-21 N/A Must be logged in to use chart A Commentary A Comment -- General Comments From an Expert

Investing.  Russia is an ongoing saga.  When the first market dip came and then bounced back he said it was not done yet, but that it was only market noise.  It does not impact global growth.  The best way to battle Russia in their new cold war is for the world to take less of their resources, so that will benefit Canada.  But that could be years away.  For now it is anxiety taking place in the summer months and investors may decide to defer buying.  Stocks are weak in Europe with financials leading and we see it going below a long term trend line so it might be a good idea to back off and not be an aggressive buyer.  One of the best ways to be defensive is to buy the US dollar.


Price:
$0.020
Subject:
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
Bias:
UNKNOWN
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_N/A
2014-07-21 N/A Must be logged in to use chart A Commentary A Comment -- General Comments From an Expert

Shorting Equities – which equities to short:  He is negative on the energy sector in the short term.  One bullish thesis is that North American supply of oil offsets OPEC.  The US is importing less and less from OPEC, moving demand to Canada and that changes demand dynamics dramatically.  But names like SU-T are overbought.  You might short as a quick trade, but there is nothing that is particularly overvalued at this point.  RWM-N plays the short side of the Russell 2000.


Price:
$0.020
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TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
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UNKNOWN
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2014-07-21 N/A Must be logged in to use chart A Commentary A Comment -- General Comments From an Expert

Equity based hedge for inflation over 15 years? The only inflation he knows of is inflation-linked bonds.  TIP-N in the US.  There is one in Canada also.


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$0.020
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TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
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UNKNOWN
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2014-07-21 N/A Must be logged in to use chart A Commentary A Comment -- General Comments From an Expert

Educational Segment.  Selling out to Cash Because of Possible Correction:  We should see a 5-10% correction including seasonality and geopolitical events at present to occur soon.  Selling out to cash is risky because if markets go up, then you lose out.  It is harder to buy it all back much higher (psychology of investing).  If we get a correction, it is normal and mild.  We should not be overly concerned about it.  Typically in this situation, the Canadian dollar goes south.  He would play it by holding US currency or buying US investments that are hedged to the US dollar.  Holding US$ during a 10% correction would only lose you 8%.  ZWH-T adds a covered call component to reduce that loss to 6% yet when the market goes up you typically gets a 6% yield so if you are wrong and there is no correction you still make money.


Price:
$0.020
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TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
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UNKNOWN
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_N/A
2014-07-21 WATCH Must be logged in to use chart AVO-T Avigilon Corp

A very niche area.  There is a lot of good news and the stock is going up and then it turns.  It looks to him like you have this strong potential support at $20.  The market seems to have forgotten what this breakout was about.  You need to see the break out establishing.


Price:
$23.400
Subject:
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Unknown
2014-07-21 WEAK BUY Must be logged in to use chart BCE-T BCE Inc.

Media is huge going forward.  We will probably not see the growth over the next few years so it is about the yield.  It is a fine holding to accumulate when it pulls back.


Price:
$48.660
Subject:
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Unknown
2014-07-21 BUY on WEAKNESS Must be logged in to use chart BNP-T Bonavista Energy Corp

This strong trend developing last year broke and we are getting lower lows and lower highs now.  This is not good.  We are in correction mode.  There was support in the $14 area, so 2-3% lower he sees support coming in and that is where to nibble. 


Price:
$14.410
Subject:
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Unknown
2014-07-21 COMMENT Must be logged in to use chart TBE-T Twin Butte Energy

This is probably the space where a lot of the growth is going to come from in the next number of years.  There is a massive trading range and we are at the lower end of that range.  But this sector has done reasonably well in the last year or so, but this stock has not, so you have to question it.  It is near support right here.


Price:
$1.670
Subject:
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Unknown
2014-07-21 BUY on WEAKNESS Must be logged in to use chart ZEB-T BMO Equal Weight Bank ETF

Equally weighted bank ETF.  ZEB-T is the better way to get in.  He would be patient until this ETF gets to the $21 area because he expects a pull back.  Step aside.  There is lots of volatility short term.


Price:
$23.630
Subject:
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Unknown
2014-07-14 N/A Must be logged in to use chart A Commentary A Comment -- General Comments From an Expert

Education Segment.  VIX – Volatility Index.  Markets actually do well in periods of low volatility.  The VIX is low right now.  There has not been a whole lot of movement lately.  Low volatility means low options prices.  You should not start selling your stocks because the VIX is low.  Now there is a product that shorts the VIX (XIV-N and HVI-T).  When the VIX is already starting to go up, this is a time to start using these products. 


Price:
$0.020
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE & ETFs
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
_N/A
2014-07-14 HOLD Must be logged in to use chart AA-N Alcoa

It is cyclical.  There is a mandate that cars have to be lighter and more fuel efficient so that will mean more aluminum.  AA-N is getting into more places than before.  There is some over head resistance in about 10-15% up and then it might pull back. 


Price:
$16.110
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE & ETFs
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Unknown
2014-07-14 WEAK BUY Must be logged in to use chart C-N CitiGroup

Analysts seem to be generally positive after the earnings announcement.  They have been lagging because of not passing the stress test.   This stock has not recovered nearly as well as many of the others.  He just took an initial position of ZUB-T.  As we correct over the next number of months he will accumulate. 


Price:
$48.420
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE & ETFs
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
No
2014-07-14 BUY on WEAKNESS Must be logged in to use chart CPG-T Crescent Point Energy Corp

We are now testing May highs.  This is an okay entry point for a short term trade.  Longer term we should be patient.  For longer term, wait to buy until the low $40s.


Price:
$44.520
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE & ETFs
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Unknown
2014-07-14 DON'T BUY Must be logged in to use chart GAS-T (Dead) iShares Natural Gas Commodity ETF

Has futures contracts underlying it.  There is net asset erosion over time because of rolling over contracts.  He does not think any of these are really great for long term hold.  Prefers companies who explore like FCG-N and ZJN-T.


Price:
$12.700
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE & ETFs
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Unknown
2014-07-14 SELL Must be logged in to use chart GIB.A-T CGI Group (A)

They had the issue with the US healthcare software but this year it has held up well.  If we get much below this $32 area it would be bad technically.  The insider selling is a huge negative.  You never know why an insider is selling, but it is much better if they are buying.  The company is not buying back stock, so it suggests it is breaking down.


Price:
$38.480
Subject:
NORTH AMERICAN - LARGE & ETFs
Bias:
UNKNOWN
Owned:
Unknown
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