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3X Leveraged Financial ETF’s Top The Charts In Trading Volume (FAS, FAZ, SPY, XLF)

popularity3X Leveraged ETF's are among the most popular ETF's, with the financial ones leading the way.  Direxion's funds FAZ and FAS account for most of ETF volume topping the charts at 3rd and 4th according to ETF Database. This would make sense because these funds
ETF BASIC NEWS July 22, 2009 11:23am

Profit From The Market’s Panic With VIX ETF’S (VXX, VXZ)

market-fear-panicThe market has had quite a bit of fear in the last two years, here is a way to profit from fear in the markets with ETF's.  "The VIX exchange traded notes from iPath have experienced wild trading and intense emotions in the marketplace. The funds are the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN (VXX)
ETF BASIC NEWS July 22, 2009 11:00am

The SEC Will Likely Approve Shares For Natural Gas ETF-UNG

naturalgas1As The Natural Gas ETF-UNG has faced headwinds, investors are still waiting for the next move from regulators.  "The SEC will likely approve the 1 billion extra units for the U.S. Natural Gas Fund (UNG Quote), paving the way for more investors to gain exposure to the natural gas market.
ETF BASIC NEWS July 22, 2009 10:41am

State Street Global Advisors Issues 2009 ETF Mid-Year Review

etf-news7State Street Global Advisors, the investment management arm of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), today announced the release of a new report titled, 2009 ETF Mid-Year Review: Follow The Flows, which details five key trends that helped shape the exchange traded funds industry during the first half of 2009.
ETF BASIC NEWS July 22, 2009 10:14am

The Costs Associated With Holding Gold Bullion vs Buying The Gold ETF (GLD)

3-16-09-gold-125x125This article goes into detail of the costs associated with holding physical gold or holding the ETF-GLD.  Hard Assets Investor did a great job on breaking down the differences on holding the two investments vehicles. 
ETF BASIC NEWS July 22, 2009 10:02am

KBW Announces Changes to KBW Regional Banking Index (KRE)

change(KBW.com) Jul. 21, 2009-- Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., a full service investment bank that specializes in the financial services sector, and a wholly owned subsidiary of KBW, Inc. (NYSE: KBW), announced upcoming changes to the KBW Regional Banking Index (Index Symbol: KRXSM, ETF Symbol: KRESM).
ETF BASIC NEWS July 22, 2009 9:52am

Emerging Global Advisors Introduces Emerging Markets Sector Composite ETF (EEG)

new1Emerging Global Advisors (EGA) is continuing to expand its line-up of emerging markets sector Exchange-Traded Funds with the introduction of the Emerging Global Shares Dow Jones Emerging Markets Titans Composite Index Fund (NYSE Arca: EEG), it was announced today.
NYSE:EEG July 22, 2009 9:43am

FINRA Changes Stance On Leveraged ETFs

change1Index Universe is reporting that the The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, has apparently changed its position on the crackdown of leveraged exchange-traded funds. Index Universe states, "On the FINRA Web site, regulators are now saying: "Leveraged and inverse ETFs can be appropriate if
NYSE:FAS July 22, 2009 8:54am

Options Trading In Leveraged ETF’s (FAS, UPRO, BGU, TNA, EDC, ERX)

leverage-etfsYou do not here much about options trading in leveraged ETF's. This trader is an active ETF options trader which shared some insight to the leveraged ETF options market.
ETF BASIC NEWS July 21, 2009 1:18pm

Invest In The Dow Diamonds ETF Based On The Study Of Cycles (DIA, XLE)

cycles"Cycles capture the sum totality of human behavior in the markets via rigorous statistical methods. Today, I'll cover what's foremost on readers' minds: The Dow Jones Industrials
ETF BASIC NEWS July 21, 2009 12:14pm

Using UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury ProShares (TBT) To Hedge Inflation

t_eidelmanTom Eidelman, vice president of Eidelman Capital Management, came out with a video yesterday detailing why his company is chosing the UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury ProShares (TBT) as a hedge against inflation.TBT seeks daily investment results, before fees and expenses, which correspond to twice the inverse of
ETF BASIC NEWS July 21, 2009 12:07pm

Three Different Types Of ETF’s Investors Should Know About

must-knowHere is an article that puts ETF's into 3 categories ranging from beginner to advanced for investing in ETF's. "Before investing in an ETF, investors must understand what makes up the fund. While it is easy to lump all ETFs into one category
ETF BASIC NEWS July 21, 2009 11:48am

Deutsche Bank lists hedge fund and carbon ETFs on LSE (EUROPE)

hedge-fundDeutsche Bank has listed its hedge fund exchange-traded fund on the London Stock Exchange. The listing of the Ucits III compliant ETF, based on the db Hedge Fund Index, which follows the launch of a euro-hedge version on the Xetra Frankfurt in March, is offered in a sterling and a US dollar hedged form.
ETF BASIC NEWS July 21, 2009 11:15am

Gold Price Forecast Raised to $1050 (GLD)

gold-bullGold the worlds safe haven investment had it's price target increased for the next year.  Expectations of a pick-up in demand for jewellery has prompted private bank Julius Baer to upgrade its forecast for the price of gold.
ETF BASIC NEWS July 21, 2009 11:10am

Big ETF Gainers For Week Ended July 19, 2009 (FAS, TYH, EDC, ERX)

winnersHere are four ETF's that have enjoyed remarkable gains for last week.  Most investors normally wouldn't see yearly gains this big.  This is what makes leveraged ETF's so appealing to traders.  The big gainers for last week were all 3X leveraged funds sponsored by Direxion.  
ETF BASIC NEWS July 21, 2009 10:25am

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