Real estate (XLRE) has broken its up trendline.

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Real estate ( XLRE ) has broken its up trendline . I went short via DRV (3x daily bear) in my 401k. I will buy puts against XLRE in my margin account. I need to review which etfs are the most liquid.
Trade active: I bought 10 IYR (higher volume than XLRE) December 15, 2017 $77 puts in my margin account just now.
The US stock market is very + today. It is not wise to fight the broader market trend but SPXUSD has a lot of upward resistance at $2445.
Trade closed manually: The sector broke back up through the trend line.
The following etfs are related to the Real Estate Sector. Included are the symbol, the total Assets under Management (AUM), the Number of Shares in circulation (Shares), the Average daily Trading Volume (Avg Volume) for the 3 months prior to 7/11/2017, the Expense Ratio, and the Bull//Bull type as well as the leverage ratio.

I have tried to copy these data carefully but cannot be held responsible for any mistakes made. These data are important because high volume etfs are liquid which means you can get in and out quickly and there is a smaller spread between the bid and ask price. This affects the actual profitability of the entry and exits trades. The same considerations applies to put and call options. Use the highest volume etf that you can.

The risk of the 2x and 3x Leveraged etfs is that the 2x or 3x ration only applies to one trading day. After that, the ratio declines daily due to the rebalancing effect. NEVER hold 2x or 3x etfs long term as they fall in value over time. For long shorts (in a non margin account or 401k), just buy the 1x Bear etf.

IYR AUM 4.7 Billion, Shares 60.1 M, Avg Volume 6.9M, Expense Ratio 0.44%, 1x Bull

VNQ AUM 34.0 Billion, Shares 409.0 M, Avg Volume 4.2 M, Expense Ratio 0.12%, 1x Bull

XLRE AUM 2.3 Billion, Shares 71.5 M, Avg Volume 2.0M, Expense Ratio 0.14%, 1x Bull

SRS AUM 33.09 M, Shares 1.0 M, Avg Volume 51,465 , Expense Ratio 0.0.95%, 2x Bull Leveraged

DRV AUM 17.1 M, Shares 1.5 M, Avg Volume 72,122, Expense Ratio 1.1%, 3x Bear Leveraged

REK AUM 14.8 M, Shares 0.9 M, Avg Volume 5,357, Expense Ratio 0.95%, 1x Bear

URE AUM 173.0 M, Shares 1.4 Million, Avg Volume 30,605, Expense Ratio 0.95%, 2x Bull Leveraged

DRN AUM 66.7 M, Shares 3.0 Million, Avg Volume 111,451, Expense Ratio, 1.09%, 3x Bull Leveraged

DRV AUM 17.1 M, Shares 1.5 Million, Avg Volume 72,122, Expense Ratio 1.10%, 3x Bear Leveraged

I put these here for your and my convenience so we can use the elf which fits our needs best. If you know of a higher volume 1x bear for this sector, let me know.

Always use stop losses.
Nice find!!!
haug01 JoshFX1
Thank you. I will be posting on the SPDR 1x long etfs for each of the 10 major market sectors. I will also start including the relevant short, long, and leveraged etfs in the links.
I want to put comments for each etf (AUM = Assets Under Management, daily trading volumes) so we know which are the most liquid (lots of volume, low spread between the bid/ask prices). There are sector "heat maps" readily available on the web but here we can see the technical trading signals. Good trading to you!
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