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Gaining ADR Exposure Through ETFs

American depositary receipts have been around since the late 1920s and are, in essence, stocks that trade on the U.S. exchanges and represent a fixed number of shares in a corporation domiciled
ETF BASIC NEWS April 12, 2010 1:23pm

Barclays Capital Launches ETNs in Europe, Asia

The first-ever ETF was launched in Toronto, Canada, twenty years ago on Monday. Uwe Becker from Barclays Capital discusses the difference between ETFs and ETNs (Exchange Traded Notes) and the company's plans to export its ETNs products to Europe and Asia from the
ETF BASIC NEWS April 12, 2010 12:51pm

NSX Releases March 2010 ETF/ETN Data Report; ETF Assets Reach New Record

National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX(R)) announced that assets in U.S. listed Exchange-Traded Funds (ETF) and Exchange-Traded Notes (ETN) totaled a record of approximately $819.8 billion at March 2010 month-end, an increase of approximately 68% over March 2009 month-end when assets totaled
ETF BASIC NEWS April 12, 2010 12:41pm

Schwab ETFs Surpass $1 Billion in Assets under Management Successful Client Adoption Further Indication that Schwab is a Leading Place for ETFs

Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. (CSIM) announced today that assets under management in its eight Schwab exchange-traded funds (ETF) exceeded $1 billion on
NYSE:SCHA April 12, 2010 12:35pm

Growing Success of ETFs in Europe

The world's biggest ETF conference kicked off in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on Monday. "There's obviously a tremendous amount of interest in the Europe about the ETF market," Jim Wyandt from IndexUniverse.eu said. He and colleague Paul Amery discuss various
ETF BASIC NEWS April 12, 2010 12:21pm

Europe Celebrates 10th Anniversary of ETF Launch

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) have enjoyed a growing success in the past couple of years. The world's biggest ETF conference takes place in Amsterdam Monday. Deborah Fuhr, MD at Blackrock, told CNBC that Sunday was the tenth anniversary of the first ETF product launched in
ETF BASIC NEWS April 12, 2010 12:11pm

Credit Suisse Set To Begin Trading The Credit Suisse Cushing 30 MLP Index ETN (MLPN) Tomorrow April 13th

Credit Suisse is set to begin trading the "Credit Suisse Cushing 30 MLP Index ETN" (MLPN) tomorrow April 13th. The return on the ETNs will be based on the performance of the Index during the term of the ETNs. The Index is reported by Bloomberg under the ticker symbol "MLPX <Index>". The Index
NYSE:MLPN April 12, 2010 10:37am

Move Over ‘Beta’ ETFs: Make Room for Alpha

There's a certain element out there in the investment community that believes that ETFs are supposed to be strictly low cost, plain vanilla, equity index funds, i.e. "cheap beta" products
NYSE:MCRO April 11, 2010 9:59pm

Friday April 9th ETF Movers: MDD, TAN

In midday trading Friday, the SPDR International Mid-Cap ETF (AMEX:MDD) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 2.6% on the day. And
NYSE:MDD April 9, 2010 4:56pm

ETFs Gain A Foothold In Institutional Market

Stamford, CT USA — Although exchange traded funds (ETFs) are most commonly thought of as a retail product, institutional investors are finding that ETFs can be helpful tools in such critical portfolio management tasks as cash equitization, transition management, rebalancing, and obtaining hard-to-
ETF BASIC NEWS April 9, 2010 2:02pm

ProShares Announces Reverse Share Splits of Nine ETFs

ProShares announced today that it will execute reverse share splits on nine ProShares ETFs. The reverse splits will be effective for shareholders of record after the close of the markets on April 14, 2010. Seven of the funds will execute a 1-for-5 reverse split of shares, and two will execute a 1-for-
NYSE:DUG April 9, 2010 1:23pm

Javelin Investment Management Launches JETS Contrarian Opportunities Index Fund (JCO)

As the investment industry struggles with the challenge of delivering active strategies within the exchange-traded fund format, Princeton-based Javelin Investment Management thinks that its new index-based fund has found the sweet spot.
NYSE:JCO April 9, 2010 9:11am

ETFS Physical Platinum Shares (PPLT) Passes $500M in AUM in Four Months since Launch

ETF Securities announced today that assets under management of its physically-backed platinum ETF (NYSE: PPLT) is now at $534M as of April 1, 2010
NYSE:PALL April 8, 2010 4:32pm

ProShares Launches First Leveraged and Inverse Biotechnology ETFs

ProShares, the leading manager of leveraged and inverse ETFs, announced today that it is launching the first ETFs with leveraged and inverse exposure to the biotechnology sector. The ETFs seek to provide 200% or -200% of the return of the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index® for a single day.
NASDAQ:BIB April 8, 2010 10:43am

Dennis Gartman Makes His Case For Buying The SPDR Gold Shares (GLD)

Dennis Gartman appeared on CNBC yesterday to make his pitch for why he is putting the SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) into his portfolio. What is his reason why? Diversification. Gartman points to continuing Euro Problems, cash flow he feels will not be into dollar, and gold is a real reserve asset. Gartman
NYSE:GLD April 8, 2010 9:56am

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