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First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) Surge Puts Solar ETFs In Focus

November 4th, 2013

solarThe solar power industry has been gaining immense popularity of late thanks to growing demand for photovoltaic cells and incredible share price appreciation. This trend will likely continue with astounding Q3 results from the Read more…

NYSE:KWT, NYSE:TAN

Behind The Surge In Solar ETFs

October 8th, 2013

solarThe solar industry appeared to be doomed in 2012 with ETFs tracking the sector recording double digit losses to the extent of 50%. However, 2013 could have seen a cautious turnaround for the industry. Read more…

NYSE:KWT, NYSE:TAN

3 Huge ETF Winners From The Last Quarter

October 6th, 2013

new etfsThe third quarter started off pretty solid, but soon saw a burst of volatility to finish up the period. A surprise ‘no taper’ announcement from the Fed and now the government shutdown Read more…

NASDAQ:SOCL, NYSE:KWT, NYSE:PGJ, NYSE:TAN

Solar Remains The Clean Energy Source In China

May 7th, 2013

solarKent Moors: While renewables and other “clean” energy solutions continue to lose steam with investors in North America, it’s quite another story elsewhere. Read more…

NYSE:KWT

First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) Jump-Starts Solar ETFs and The Industry At Large

April 11th, 2013

solar-energy-etfExchange traded funds tracking the solar industry have been beaten down for quite some time, as many investors have grown wary of companies in this space becoming profitable. However, some of this bearishness Read more…

NYSE:KWT, NYSE:TAN

5 ETFs On A Hot Streak To Start 2013 (KWT, XIV, TAN, VNM, XBI, PWND)

January 11th, 2013

ETF Base: With the New Year upon us and the Fiscal Cliff deadline resolved (albeit temporarily), it’s worth taking stock of what the hottest sectors and ETF themes are thus far in 2013 to give a sense for where the market is hot and where you may want to focus efforts on for the remainder of the year. Read more…

NASDAQ:PWND, NYSE:KWT, NYSE:VNM, NYSE:XBI, NYSE:XIV

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 Alternative Energy ETFs Of 2012 (PUW, PZD, GEX, KWT, PWND, PBW)

December 26th, 2012

Jared Cummans: Alternative energy had another poor year, as these investments seem to fall by the wayside compared to fossil fuels. Though many agree that we need to shift our current energy consumption, it looks like new technologies Read more…

NASDAQ:PWND, NYSE:GEX, NYSE:KWT, NYSE:PBW, NYSE:PUW, NYSE:PZD

3 Best (And 3 Worst) ETF Performers Over The Last 3 Years (THD, PJP, SIVR, VXX, KWT, GAZ)

November 23rd, 2012

Carolyn Pairitz: This past year has been marked by uncertainty, but nothing compared to recent years, prompting investors to return in droves from safe haven accounts to the U.S. stock market. Investors have their eyes fixed on major indexes and other indicators to judge the Read more…

NYSE:GAZ, NYSE:PJP, NYSE:SIVR, NYSE:THD, NYSE:VXX

Halloween Fright Fest: 3 Scary ETFs (PLTM, CAFE, JO, TAN, KWT)

October 31st, 2012

Daniela Pylypczak: While 2012 has proven to be a surprisingly impressive year thus far, odds are that some investors have gotten seriously burned by certain underperforming corners of the market. Volatile trading combined with lackluster economic reports and a slowing global Read more…

NASDAQ:PLTM, NYSE:CAFE, NYSE:JO, NYSE:KWT, NYSE:TAN

Which Solar Energy ETF Is Right For You? (TAN, KWT)

October 12th, 2012

Daniela Pylypczak: Although solar energy is not a traditional commodity, its presence in the financial world has grown over the years. Solar energy is simply the process of capturing energy emitted by the sun and converting it to a usable form of electricity or other power. Historically, this alternative source of energy Read more…

NYSE:KWT, NYSE:TAN

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

September 13th, 2012

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 Read more…

NASDAQ:ICLN, NYSE:GEX, NYSE:KWT, NYSE:TAN

Ups And Downs Of Market Cap-Weighted ETFs. (XLF, KRE, KWT, KOL, EWP)

July 16th, 2012

Bloomberg ETF analyst Eric Balchunas examines the ups and downs of market cap-weighted ETFs. He speaks with Alix Steel on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.” Eric also notes his three Read more…

NYSE:EWP, NYSE:KOL, NYSE:KRE, NYSE:KWT, NYSE:XLF

Ten Worst ETF Performers Of 2011 (URA, KWT, GRN, SCIF, PBW, PLTM, GAZ, EGPT, CVOL, SEA)

December 23rd, 2011

Michael Johnston: Odds are that 2011 is a year many investors will be eager to forget. Ongoing uncertainty over Europe, combined with a frustrating employment situation stateside and even weakness among emerging markets has put many core asset classes in the red for the year. Most equity ETFs Read more…

NASDAQ:PLTM, NYSE:GRN, NYSE:KWT, NYSE:PBW, NYSE:SEA, NYSE:URA

Contrarian ETF Ideas: Investing In The ETF Dogs Of 2011 (URA, EGPT, PKOL, SEA, KWT, KOL)

October 11th, 2011

Michael Johnston: With three quarters of 2011 officially in the books, it is now safe to say that the year has not played out as many investors had hoped it might. After coming flying out of the gates–most major benchmarks were solidly in positive territory after the first quarter–a perfect storm of negative developments Read more…

NASDAQ:PKOL, NYSE:EGPT, NYSE:KOL, NYSE:KWT, NYSE:SEA, NYSE:URA




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