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Subject:  Trading with Moving Averages Date:  6/15/2012  6:16 PM
Author:  trader2012 Number:  6314 of 6326

The recent ETFDB newsletter profiled “3 ETF Types For Downside Protection”.

RBS’s family of ”TrendPilot” exchange-traded notes offer investors exposure to a dynamic trading strategy applied across a variety of asset classes. Each fund tracks a rules-based index that strategically shifts allocations based on a simple historical moving average. The strategy is relatively straightforward: when an ETF’s underlying index is at or above its 100-day simple moving average, the fund goes long the underlying securities. If, however, the index closes below the simple moving average for five consecutive sessions, the ETF will shift ex