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3 Technology ETFs For Investors Looking To Profit From The Consumer Electronics Show

January 10th, 2013

Carolyn Pairitz: Right as the shopping season ends, its once again time for manufactures to come up with next year’s big things, and first to arrive is the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas. Starting January 8 thousands of tech heads will swarm to Las Vegas for CES 2013, which promises to feature Read more…

NASDAQ:FONE, NASDAQ:SOCL, NYSE:IGN

How ETF And Mutual Fund Expenses Stack Up

January 8th, 2013

Carolyn Pairitz: Over the last 20 years, ETFs have become more and more popular in part because they are very cheap, often charging management fees that are considerably lower than older investment vehicles. Mutual funds are one of the biggest offenders when it comes to management costs eating Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Why The S&P 500 Index ETF Has No Love For Buffett And Berkshire

January 8th, 2013

Carolyn Pairitz: In addition to being one of the most widely followed benchmarks in the world, the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) also serves as the basis for the world’s largest ETF.  Between SPY, IVV and VOO, there is more than $160 billion linked to this index in U.S.-listed ETFs, significantly more than any other benchmark. Read more…

NYSE:RTH, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLP

Invesco PowerShares Closing Down 13 ETFs (PIC, PYH, PJB, PSTL, PMA, PKOL, PKN, PTO, PAO, PCA)

January 7th, 2013

Carolyn Pairitz: Invesco PowerShares announced in December that its board had approved the shuttering of thirteen exchange-traded portfolios near the end of February, including a number of energy funds, bond funds and equity portfolios. The move comes as the Chicago firm is looking Read more…

NASDAQ:PKOL, NASDAQ:PSTL, NYSE:PIC, NYSE:PJB, NYSE:PLK, NYSE:PYH

Best And Worst Sector ETFs Of 2012 (ITB, TAO, BBH, KWT, TAN, GLDX, KOL)

December 28th, 2012

Carolyn Pairitz: Though nothing compared to recent years, this past year has still been marked by uncertainty, prompting investors to return in droves from safe haven accounts to the U.S. stock market. Investors have their eyes Read more…

NYSE:BBH, NYSE:ITB, NYSE:KOL, NYSE:KWT, NYSE:TAO

The Best And Worst Country ETFs Of 2012 (TUR, EPHE, EGPT, THD, EPOL, ARGT, FJP, EWZ)

December 27th, 2012

Carolyn Pairitz: For the first time in years, a U.S. ETF was one of the highest yielding of the year, as Dow Jones US Construction Index Fund (NYSEARCA:ITB) surged ahead of the pack. While home-building in the United States is the Read more…

NYSE:EPHE, NYSE:EPOL, NYSE:EWZ, NYSE:FJP, NYSE:THD, NYSE:TUR

Looking Back At Our Rapid Fire ETF Ideas for 2012 (EWM, XIV, HYD, GREK, MOO, PBS, ELD)

December 18th, 2012

Carolyn Pairitz: This time of year is when many choose to reflect on what they have done over the last 12 months, and what they hope to achieve in a new year. Here at ETFdb we are doing the same, by looking back at our 12 Rapid Fire ETF Ideas For 2012 and what we expected Read more…

NYSE:EWM, NYSE:GREK, NYSE:HYD, NYSE:MOO, NYSE:XIV

3 Countries With Some Of The Highest Employment Rates; ETFs To Play

December 18th, 2012

Carolyn Pairitz: The evolution of the ETF universe has spawned dozens upon dozens of innovative offerings that make it easy and cost-effective to tap into strategies and asset classes that were previously out-of-reach for mainstream investors, including global markets.  Read more…

NYSE:ASEA, NYSE:DVYA, NYSE:EWS, NYSE:EWSS, NYSE:MES, NYSE:THD

2 ETFs Head-To-Head (SSAM Vs. HUSE)

December 17th, 2012

Carolyn Pairitz: The evolution of the ETF universe has spawned dozens upon dozens of innovative offerings that make it easy and cost-effective to tap into strategies  Read more…

NYSE:HUSE, NYSE:SSAM

Checking In On 4 ETFs One Year Later (GREK, KNOW, INSD, TNDQ)

December 14th, 2012

Carolyn Pairitz: From the most basic portfolio building blocks to specialized funds that give investors access to niche markets, ETFs cover them all, and with the constant launches Read more…

NYSE:GREK, NYSE:INSD, NYSE:KNOW, NYSE:TNDQ

The Performance & Outlook Of The Physical White Metals ETF (WITE)

December 10th, 2012

Carolyn Pairitz: Two years ago, ETF Securities launched the first ever physically-backed precious metals ETF that focuses exclusively on silver, platinum and palladium. Since its inception in December 2010, Physical White Metals ETF (NYSEARCA:WITE) has accumulated Read more…

NYSE:SLV, NYSE:WITE

5 ETFs To Help You Get Rid of Your Emerging Market ETF Volatility Problem

December 6th, 2012

Carolyn Pairitz: Emerging markets offer the potential for stellar returns during times of prosperity, however, they can also fall victim to rampant profit-taking when global Read more…

NYSE:EELV, NYSE:EEMV, NYSE:HILO, NYSE:VLAT

Firms That Goldman Sachs Expect Will Pay Out A Special Dividend; ETF To Play

December 6th, 2012

Carolyn Pairitz: Dividend investing has always drawn a large crowd for its stability and high current income focus. For the most part, companies choose to make cash distributions Read more…

NYSE:EES, NYSE:KBWC, NYSE:KCE, NYSE:PRN, NYSE:RYT, NYSE:XAR

5 ETFs With Expense Ratios Much Lower Than Their Competitors

December 4th, 2012

Carolyn Pairitz: With the wallet-heavy holidays just around the corner, now is a great time for investors to see just where they are spending their money. ETF expense ratios Read more…

NYSE:DJCI, NYSE:IAU, NYSE:MLPA, NYSE:SCHA, NYSE:SCHH

7 Smallest Emerging Market Countries and The ETFs To Play Them (VNM, ENZL, EPHE, EIRL, EIS, EGPT, ECH)

December 3rd, 2012

Carolyn Pairitz: Through the evolution of the global economy and ETF marketspace, investors now have access to funds and companies that they may have never even known about only five years ago. Perhaps one of the largest leaps for international investors is the opening up of frontier and emerging markets, Read more…

NYSE:ECH, NYSE:ENZL, NYSE:EPHE, NYSE:VNM




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