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How To Add Alpha Using Tactical ETFs

etfsDavid Fabian: Constructing a well balanced portfolio takes time, tools, and discipline in order to implement a plan that will meet your goals.  My preferred investment vehicle to construct a diversified portfolio is through exchange-traded funds. 
NYSE:FXE November 11, 2013 3:15pm

Balchunas on the Growing Popularity of VIX ETPs (VXX, CVOL, TVIX)

Bloomberg ETF analyst Eric  Balchunas discusses the growing popularity of exchange-traded  products that track the Chicago Board Options Exchange  Volatility Index.  The volume of one of them has jumped more  than any other U.S. ETF this
NYSE:CVOL October 22, 2012 1:13pm

FlexShares Enters Actively Managed ETF Space (RAVI)

Exchange Traded Funds, sponsored and managed by Northern Trust, today launched its first actively managed ETF, a cash management fund designed for liquidity-focused investors seeking higher yields (NYSEArca:RAVI). The RAVI ETF has a
NYSE:RAVI October 11, 2012 11:11am

Barclays To Reverse Split The iPath S&P 500 VIX ST Futures ETN (VXX)

According to a recent filing, Barclays Bank PLC will reverse split the iPath S&P 500 VIX ST Futures ETN (NYSEArca:VXX) on October 5, 2012. In the reverse split, the outstanding shares of the Issue will be will be exchanged for
NYSE:VXX October 2, 2012 9:09am

Global Echo Teaming with Clinton Global Initiative (GIVE)

Earthecho International CEO Philippe Cousteau Jr. on making the company's first charitable commitment.This first commitment will involve taking a portion of the funds management fee to pay for the installation of solar panels for the
NYSE:BIL September 27, 2012 12:12pm

Finding the Right ETFs for Your Portfolio (VTI)

Rick Ferri, Portfolio Solutions founder, on why he compares ETFs to “throwing Jell-o at a wall,” and how he chooses which ETFs to invest in, and why so many funds are
NYSE:VTI September 18, 2012 10:10am

Form 13F: The Easy Way to Track Hedge Funds’ Favorite U.S. Stocks With One ETF (GURU)

According to a recent study from U.S. audit, tax and advisory services firm KPMG, over the past 17 years, hedge funds have actually outperformed equities, bonds and even commodities. What’s more, The Wall Street Journal reports, the hedge fund industry is expected to
NYSE:GURU September 17, 2012 11:11am

The Quick Investor Guide To Solar Energy ETFs (TAN, FSLR, GTAT, PWER, GEX, TSL, KWT, ICLN)

Jean Folger: In response to the global dependence on fossil fuels, there has been a growing demand for the development of alternative, renewable energy sources such as biofuel, biomass, geothermal, hydroelectric, solar and wind power. Solar energy technology
NASDAQ:ICLN September 13, 2012 1:13pm

Drought’s Major Impact on ETF Commodities, Agriculture (CROP, EMER, QAI, MCRO)

Adam Patti, CEO of IndexIQ, sat down with FOX Buisness to discuss the drought of 2012 and its impact on agriculture stocks. Adam also gives his ETF picks for the
NYSE:CROP August 24, 2012 12:12pm

PowerShares Files For PowerShares S&P 500 Downside Hedged Portfolio

PowerShares has filed paperwork with the SEC for a “PowerShares S&P 500 Downside Hedged Portfolio.” The PowerShares S&P 500 Downside Hedged Portfolio (the “Fund”) is an actively managed exchange-traded fund (“ETF”) that seeks to
NEW FILING August 16, 2012 5:17pm

John Hancock Files For Global Balanced ETF

John Hancock has filed paperwork with the SEC for a “Global Balanced ETF.” The John Hancock Global Balanced ETF will seek a balance between a high level of current income and growth of capital, with a greater emphasis on growth of capital. They did not
NEW FILING August 13, 2012 12:12pm

A New ETF to Replicate Hedge Funds (QEH)

As macro chaos makes generating returns increasingly difficult, the only thing outpacing the number of hedge fund kings sending money back to investors are the ETFs designed to replicate hedge fund returns. The latest to join the ranks is the
NYSE:QEH August 8, 2012 12:12pm

AdvisorShares To Begin Trading The AdvisorShares QAM Equity Hedge ETF Wednesday, August 08, 2012

AdvisorShares has announced that they will begin trading The AdvisorShares QAM Equity Hedge ETF (NYSEARCA:QEH) Wednesday, August 08, 2012. The QAM Equity Hedge ETF (the “Fund”) seeks investment results that exceed the
FUND LAUNCH August 7, 2012 11:11am

The Benefits of a Rotating Investment Strategy (HUSE)

U.S. Equity Rotation Strategy ETF Manager Paul Koscik on the strategy of the ETF and the sectors investors should consider for their
NYSE:HUSE August 2, 2012 1:13pm

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