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VALLEY FORGE, PA, August 11, 2009 —To complement its broad array of low-cost, actively managed fixed income funds, as well as its five existing bond index funds and ETFs, Vanguard has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for seven new
ETF BASIC NEWS August 11, 2009 10:35am

Top China ETF: Claymore/AlphaShares China Small Cap (HAO)

1NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- In a head-to-head competition with the best China ETFs and mutual funds, my pick for the best China ETF, Claymore/AlphaShares China Small Cap(HAO), comes out on top. Returns are through July 31, other data is
NYSE:FXI August 11, 2009 9:52am

Good News Is Actually Bad News For The USD ETF (UUP, UDN)

good-news-and-bad-news"Since the U.S. dollar is seen as a safe haven, good news is actually bad news for the greenback. And there is good news coming out of China. China’s manufacturing expanded in July, with the CLSA China Purchasing Managers’ Index rising
NYSE:EWA August 11, 2009 9:48am

Leveraged and Inverse MacroShares Meet Needs of Long-Term Investors

thumbsupMADISON, N.J., Aug. 11, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In response to mounting inquiries from investors, financial advisors and securities brokers, MacroMarkets LLC announced reassurances today that MacroShares are designed to
NYSE:DMM August 11, 2009 9:30am

Can ETF REITs Defy The Real Estate Slump? (DRV, DRN, TAO, FIO, RWX, IYR)

real-estate-etfs"After two subpar years of market performance and slumping property prices, real estate stocks are inexplicably up. How much longer will they continue to defy all odds?  Over the past two years, commercial real estate prices have fallen around 40%
ETF BASIC NEWS August 11, 2009 9:26am

Real Estate and Housing ETFs Near The Top (ICF, VNQ, IYR, RWR, ITB, XHB)

house-shopping"Real estate and housing ETFs are in the most damaged sector of the American economy and running neck and neck with consumer sectors for the title of worst sector going forward, yet they nonetheless enjoyed a spectacular
NYSE:ICF August 10, 2009 12:53pm

5 reasons mutual funds may be a bad way to invest your money, The Alternative? ETFs

buyerbewareFinancial blog, published an article discussing why investing in mutual funds might not be the wise investment that so many lead consumers to believe. The article evaluates the numerous and seemingly endless list of fees that many mutual funds come with
ETF BASIC NEWS August 10, 2009 12:22pm

UltraShort Real Estate Fund (ETF: SRS) Faces Class Action Lawsuits

waahThe UltraShort Real Estate fund (SRS) operated by ProShares, is subject to another class action lawsuit. The UltraShort Real Estate Fund seeks a daily investment result of twice the inverse of the daily
ETF BASIC NEWS August 10, 2009 11:06am

ETF Ticker Of The Week: US Natural Gas Fund (NYSE: UNG)

natural-gas"For what seems like an eternity, natural gas investors have waited for the price to form a bottom and offer a solid buying opportunity. Alas, the United States Natural Gas (NYSE: UNG
ETF BASIC NEWS August 10, 2009 10:39am

How Market Makers Profit on ETFs

mm"While large institutional players who use these products generally hedge their bets, retail investors can be emotional when buying and selling leveraged securities. If someone is desperately trying to buy or
ETF BASIC NEWS August 10, 2009 8:54am

5 More Bubbles Ready to Burst

bubbleSimon Maierhofer, writing for etfguide, explains why he thinks China, Emerging markets, Inflation protected bonds, Commodities, and U. S. stocks / financials are the next bubbles. Simon says,
ETF BASIC NEWS August 9, 2009 12:55pm

ETF’s Hit A Record $862 Billion In Assets Worldwide

world-record"Exchange traded fund assets worldwide hit an all-time high of $862 billion at the end of July, 7% above the previous record of $805 billion set in April 2008
ETF BASIC NEWS August 8, 2009 10:25am

Citi Rebalancing Highlights Benefits of Revenue Weighted ETFs

foodforthoughtThe following is an exerpt from Michael Johnston's article from etfdb. Michael states, "So market capitalization-weighted ETFs, such as iShares’ S&P 500 Fund (IVV) and State Street’s Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLF), are doubling their holding in Citi following a somewhat arbitrary corporate action (arbitrary in the sense that it in no way impacts the size of the
ETF BASIC NEWS August 7, 2009 2:39pm

ETF Billion Dollar Club – August 2009

clubRon Rowland from  Invest With An Edge  reports his monthly ETF club results.  The size of the ETF Billion Dollar Club dropped to only 11 members, a -26% plunge from last month’s roster of 15.   Back after a short one-month absence is Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3x Shares (FAZ)
ETF BASIC NEWS August 7, 2009 2:34pm

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