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ETF’s Are NOT So Simple Anymore

keep-it-simple"There's no doubt that exchange-traded funds have captured investors' imaginations. The funds, which trade like stocks, represent baskets of securities or commodities. Since 1999, assets have grown at a compound annual rate of 36%. As investors fled mutual funds last year, ETFs garnered net sales of $182 billion
ETF BASIC NEWS July 29, 2009 10:07am

A Chance to Catch the Market With Biotech ETFs

dougsandlerDoug Sandler, of the Riverfront Investment Group, thinks biotech is set to go higher after earnings season and could be an investor's chance to play catch-up. Doug draws a correlation between biotech and the technology sector. With the recent run in
NASDAQ:IBB July 29, 2009 10:05am

Gold Tunes Out Weak ETF Buying As Speculation Soars (GLD)

goldLONDON (Reuters) - Gold prices are ignoring dwindling inflows into bullion-backed exchange-traded funds, with prices supported as investors switch their interest to the U.S. futures market and outright purchases of physical metal
ETF BASIC NEWS July 29, 2009 9:53am

Why Material ETF’s May Be Worth Buying (XLB, VAW, MXI)

materials"The materials sector is closely tied to commodities.  As commodities rise, materials stocks often move in tandem.  If the US economy is stabilizing, we see some healthy potential for materials.
ETF BASIC NEWS July 29, 2009 9:27am

WisdomTree Files for “CEF Fixed Income Fund” ETF

comingsooonWisdomTree is planning an ETF based on the "S-Network Fixed Income Closed-End Funds Index." There is no symbos included in the prospectus at this time. See the overview of this proposed fund
ETF BASIC NEWS July 29, 2009 9:12am

Direxion Looking To Offer 130/30 ETFs

coming-soonJust a few short weeks ago, on July 14th, Proshares came out with the ETF industry's first 130/30 ETF that was designed to to track the Credit Suisse 130/30 Large-Cap Index (Ticker: CSM). (you can find the Proshares story: HERE) It appears that Direxion is looking to follow suit with their own
ETF BASIC NEWS July 29, 2009 8:33am

FINRA Podcast On Leveraged ETFs

finra1On July 13, 2009, FINRA posted a podcast in which it confirmed that FINRA member firms could reasonably recommend that a retail investor hold Leveraged ETFs for longer than one day, provided a suitability
ETF BASIC NEWS July 28, 2009 3:19pm

A Technical Look At Some ETF’s (QQQQ, GLD, DXY, USO, TLT)

technical-lookHere is some technical analysis on ETF's that will provide some insight to trading for our readers. "Use the following spread/momentum indicators to assist in your trading of the QQQQ, GLD, DXY, USO and TLT. They are tuned to deliver signals in line with the Stock Barometer
ETF BASIC NEWS July 28, 2009 11:44am

Actively Managed ETFs Are The Next Big Thing For Your Portfolio (GVT, PQZ, MCRO)

the-next-big-thing"Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) have taken hold as one of the most popular investments on the market today. Now, with global assets in ETFs estimated to hit $1 trillion by 2010, a new class of actively managed ETFs is poised to become the next big thing for your portfolio
ETF BASIC NEWS July 28, 2009 10:47am

XShares Advisors LLC Announces Liquidation and Dissolution of AirShares™ EU Carbon Allowances Fund (ASO)

xshares_logoNEW YORK (July 23, 2009) –XShares Advisors LLC, a registered investment adviser and commodity pool operator, today announced that it has determined to liquidate AirShares™ EU Carbon Allowances Fund (the “Fund”) effective as of July 31, 2009 and
NYSE:ASO July 28, 2009 10:29am

ETF Securities Talks About New Silver ETF (SIVR)

grahamtuckwellGraham Tuckwell, founder and chairman of ETF Securities and the creator of the first commodity ETF, tells CNBC about his company's new silver ETF. Graham discusses what makes his silver ETF better than the rest, upcoming regulation's impact on
NYSE:SIVR July 28, 2009 9:27am

Claymore ETFs Now Offers Exposure to International Small-Caps (ETF: XGC)

claymoreLisle, IL, July 27, 2009— Claymore Securities Inc. today announced the effectiveness of changes to the Claymore/Great Companies Large-Cap Growth Index ETF (NYSE Arca: XGC) (the “Fund”) as approved by the Fund’s Board of Trustees. The Fund’s name is now
NYSE:XGC July 28, 2009 8:57am

UBS Halts Inverse And Leveraged ETF Trading (FAZ, FAS)

ubsHere we go again, UBS joins other firms and is halting some select ETF's? "Bearish bets made impossible, compliments of UBS. Either that, or UBS' recently upgraded (with i7 chips of course) computers just can't handle the basis calculations. Either way, is something very fried with ETFs going on behind the scenes?
ETF BASIC NEWS July 27, 2009 12:08pm

Hottest ETFs Week Ended 7/26/09 (FBT, UMM, TAN, TYH)

winners"Each week, I like to publish the past week's hottest ETFs to share some new trends and niche ETFs out there and give investors some new ideas. For this week, Tech finally took a break (if you can call a 10% gain on TYH a "break") in comparison to some of the other leveraged ETFs.
ETF BASIC NEWS July 27, 2009 11:01am

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