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Macro Housing Depositor Major Metro Housing Trusts Declare Final Distributions

housing-etfsMacro Housing Depositor LLC today announced the final distributions payable as a result of the liquidation of the MacroShares Major Metro Housing Up (UMM) and MacroShares Major Metro Housing Down (DMM)
ETF BASIC NEWS January 4, 2010 3:01pm

ETF Securities Reports First Buyer Of The Proposed U.S. Platinum ETF

buyerETF Securities said that a financial firm has bought 100,000 shares of its proposed first-ever U.S. platinum exchange-traded fund (ETF) and delivery is scheduled by the end of the week
ETF BASIC NEWS January 4, 2010 2:37pm

How Can One Of The Best-Selling ETFs In 2009 Be Such A Losing Bet?

losing-bet"United States Natural Gas Fund lost almost 60% in 2009, but its difficulties went beyond falling prices for natural gas due to the poor economy and oversupply issues. U.S. Natural Gas Fund (UNG) , with assets of about $5 billion, was the worst-performing ETF
ETF BASIC NEWS January 4, 2010 2:19pm

Does The Gold ETF Have Enough Metal In Inventory To Cover Investors?

scam"Speculators are postulating that members of The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) have oversold their inventory to investors. Other’s claim that financial instruments called ETF’s, of gold and silver, do not have the metals in inventory to cover
ETF BASIC NEWS January 4, 2010 1:27pm

A Mistake In Launching An ETF Causes Major Embarrassment

embarassment"Just as China prepares for the development of a new generation of international exchange-traded funds (ETFs), there has been an incident that no government official or fund executive would have wanted to occur. And it has been a sobering reminder
ETF BASIC NEWS January 4, 2010 12:58pm

Jamie Cox And Michael Farr Discuss ETFs vs. Index Funds

coxfarr1Jamie Cox, from Harris Financial Group and Michael Farr, from Farr, Miller & Washington discuss ETFs and Index funds with CNBC. Capital gains implications, performance and
ETF BASIC NEWS January 4, 2010 12:51pm

ETF Statistics For December 2009: Active Listings At 925

statsRon Rowland From Invest With An Edge Puts out some of his monthly ETF stats:  There were 23 new ETFs and no new ETNs launched in December.  Six ETFs were delisted
ETF BASIC NEWS January 4, 2010 12:26pm

WisdomTree Launches International Hedged Equity ETF (HEDJ)

wisdomtreeWisdomTree (Pink Sheets: WSDT - News), a leading ETF sponsor and index developer, announced today the launch of the WisdomTree International Hedged Equity Fund (HEDJ)
ETF BASIC NEWS January 4, 2010 12:11pm

We Will See New Highs In The SPDR Gold ETF Without Any Doubt

doubt"Retail, or individual, investors around the world stocked up on gold bullion and flocked into gold-backed exchange-traded funds to preserve their net worth. SPDR Gold Shares, the world's biggest gold
ETF BASIC NEWS January 3, 2010 8:39pm

ETFs, The Financial Innovation of the Decade

scottburnsScott Burns, from Morningstar, discusses his thoughts of where to invest, and
ETF BASIC NEWS January 2, 2010 2:32pm

Fears Of A Double-Dip Recession Will Continue To Make Gold ETF’s Attractive In 2010

double-dip'The first few months of 2010 could very well be your last chance to buy gold at a decent price around $1,000 an ounce, as there will be increases in the longer term. Demand for bullion will continue
NYSE:DGL January 1, 2010 9:42pm

WisdomTree Launches The Last New ETF Of 2009 (HEDJ)

wisdomtree_logoRon Rowland from Invest With An Edge talks about the last ETF to be released in 2009:  WisdomTree International Hedged Equity Fund (HEDJ), a “fund of funds”, launched today (December 31, 2009)
ETF BASIC NEWS December 31, 2009 3:22pm

A Detailed Look Of 2009’s Past In Commodity ETFs

technical-lookBrad Zigler from Hard Assets Investor put together a great article on ranking 2009's commodity ETP's:  It's that time of year again: time to look back upon the now-ebbing 2009 and assess its best and worst performers
ETF BASIC NEWS December 31, 2009 3:15pm

The New GOLD Investment May Be In Renewable Energy ETFs For 2010

renewable-energy-etfs"The potential price tag for governments around the world to start tackling the immense problem of climate change is in the trillions. The United Nations estimates that climate change will cost
ETF BASIC NEWS December 30, 2009 5:52pm

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