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A Real Estate Bottom Creates A Bullish Case For This ETF (URE)

real-estateReal Estate has historically been one of the best places to invest for the last century.  The recent financial crisis and housing bubble has scared investors from investing in the real asset.  Some investors see opportunity in the crisis and are buying bank owned property and other distressed inventory at bargain basement prices. 
ETF BASIC NEWS June 30, 2009 10:22am

Leveraged ETF’s Gaining Ground In Europe

world1Two European ETF providers announced the launch of leveraged ETF's today. In Paris, Casam announced added leveraged and short ETFs to its product line. In Amsterdam ETF Securities announced that it was listing four new double leveraged and double short ETFs on Amsterdam market of NYSE Euronext. Structured Products reports on Casam stating
ETF BASIC NEWS June 30, 2009 10:05am

BNY Mellon Asset Servicing Tops $100 Billion in ETF Assets

bnymellonFrom bnymellon.com (Press Release): NEW YORK, June 30, 2009 — BNY Mellon Asset Servicing, the global leader in securities servicing, announced today that it has exceeded $100 billion in exchange-traded fund (ETF) assets under custody. BNY Mellon is the largest U.S. custodian for ETFs in terms of funds serviced, providing services to more than 350 separate funds. Over the last 10 years,
ETF BASIC NEWS June 30, 2009 9:42am

MacroShares Major Metro Housing 3X ETF’s To Begin Trading Today (UMM, DMM)

breakingnewsToday marks the first time investors will be able to purchase exchange traded products linked to U.S. Housing. MacroMarkets says it is planning for shares of the MacroShares Major Metro Up (UMM) and the MacroShares Major Metro Down (DMM) to start trading today on the New York Stock Exchange.
NYSE:DMM June 30, 2009 8:45am

Russell Reconstitution Additions and Deletions For Your ETF

russellinvestmentsRussell Investments released its list of companies making the Russell family of indexes today (Monday). Several exchange-traded funds are set to show a different makeup due to the reshuffling. Russell Investments finished after trading on Friday, but complete final results weren't made public into today. A quick synopsis of the changes are as follows:
ETF BASIC NEWS June 29, 2009 2:39pm

ETF Triangles, A Recipe For Do It Yourself Hedging (QAI, EEM)

hedgefundMax Rottersman from ETF GUIDE has a recipe for investing in ETF's.  He has created  ETF triangles for a guide to create hedging positions with ETF's using low-correlated triangles.  We found it to be an interesting story for you to take a look at.
ETF BASIC NEWS June 29, 2009 12:51pm

Is Gold ready For A Summer Rally? ETF: GLD

gold-jewelryBrooke Thackray's 2009 Investor's Guide states that gold has a period of seasonal strength from July 12 to Oct. 9. and has been profitable in 18 of the past 24 periods. This trade during the three month period has outperformed the S&P 500 index by
ETF BASIC NEWS June 29, 2009 11:30am

How to Make a Safe 30% Gain in this Market With ETF’s

seesawAndrew Mickey, writing for the International Business Times, thinks he has the answer. In an article dated today, he gives his advice as a matter of relativity. Andrew dives into the skewed relationships that are created in highly volatile markets. His theory, look at those skewed relationships, such as the historical relationship of gold to gold miners, and gold to silver. He finds that there is a
ETF BASIC NEWS June 29, 2009 10:15am

ETF Options Trading For The Holiday Week (QQQQ, XLE, XRT, XLF)

options-tradingThe shortened 4th of July holiday week begins with warnings from the World Bank, a consumer who would rather save than spend. In what will be a volatile low volume week, we have included some key technical market indicators to look at for your ETF trading.
NASDAQ:QQQQ June 29, 2009 10:02am

Investors Are Bullish On The Silver ETF (SLV)

silver-etfDuring the scariest times of panic in 2008, you would of thought gold and silver would of been at bubble like highs?  Instead we have ourselves wondering where these metals are headed since the panic is over for now.  Some believe we could still break the highs in the shiny metals by the end of this year, and some say you could be waiting a long time.
ETF BASIC NEWS June 29, 2009 9:23am

Trading the Globe: ETFs

globalMike Gurka, from Empowerglobal Funds and the CNBC Fast Money team discussed Mike's picks are for global ETF's. Mike likes South Africa (ETF: EZA), Brazil (ETF: EWZ) , and Taiwan (ETF: EWT).  Mike thinks that by getting into these ETF's you are not necessarily getting in on the bottom, although you would be
ETF BASIC NEWS June 28, 2009 4:09pm

5 Obstacles Facing Active ETFs

obstaclesRon Rowland Reports from istockanalyst.com that "Actively managed ETFs have been touted as the ultimate ETF product.  So far it has been all hype, or as they say “all show and no go”.  With so much buzz, you would think at least one active product would have gained some traction.  That is not the case. 
ETF BASIC NEWS June 28, 2009 11:42am

State Street To Introduce An ETF Of ETF’s

jimrossState Street's Jim Ross, spent time with the fast money traders (CNBC) on Friday. He spoke about what he feels the future is for ETF's and where we are heading next. He sees growth in fixed income ETF's, and ETF's as part of a package into an ETF. Jim tells the fast money traders that State Street is in development of
ETF BASIC NEWS June 27, 2009 2:37pm

Competition Is Heating Up In The Triple Leveraged ETF World (FAZ, FAS, UPRO, SPXU)

3xThe world of leveraged ETF's has been heating up as Proshares has launched their two new triple ETF's.  Direxion a competing sponsor already has several leveraged products in this field.  The triple leveraged products have become extremely popular to investors, as it allows them to trade with leverage at a  low expense. 
ETF BASIC NEWS June 27, 2009 1:29pm

iShares Deal, “A Game Changer”

robertkapitoRobert Kapito, President of Blackrock spoke with CNBC today about the recent iShares deal. He was questioned about the "Too big to fail" theory, and how it applies to asset managers as well as the collision of active trading to passive ETF trading. Within the interview he stated that clients are looking to invest with companies that have financial
ETF BASIC NEWS June 26, 2009 12:30pm

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