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Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF Takes A Hit As UBS Downgrades Top Holders (MOO)

cow-mooUBS Investment Research (UBS) downgraded two top agriculture companies Mosaic Co (MOS) and Potash Corp (POT) to Neutral from Buy on Friday.  This comes after The Department of Agriculture
ETF BASIC NEWS August 28, 2009 1:06pm

Barclays Has Suspended Creation Of New Shares For Commodity ETF (GSG)

barclays"Barclays Global Investors (BGI) announced that it has temporarily suspended further creation of new shares of the iShares S&P GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust (GSG). The unexpected move highlights just how far reaching the rapidly changing regulatory environment concerning the management of commodity ETFs
ETF BASIC NEWS August 28, 2009 12:24pm

A Look At ETF Weighting Methodologies

bob-pisaniBob Pisani, in a recent CNBC segment,  looked into the different ways an index can be spliced up by an ETF through weighting methodologies. His example index was the S&P 500, and shows the performance this year based on
NYSE:EQL August 28, 2009 9:17am

Buy Foreign Gas ETFs Over U.S. Funds

buycanadianBloomberg is reporting that the Jefferies Group Inc. is encouraging investors to look to Canadian and London based natural gas ETFs as opposed to US funds. Bloomberg quotes Jafferies as saying, "“The ETFS Natural Gas Fund in
ETF BASIC NEWS August 27, 2009 3:57pm

Investors Should Remain Cautious As Bank ETF’s Are On Fire

banks-on-fire"The big banks have been ringing the cash register over the past four weeks. The SPDR KBW Bank ETF (KBE), which tracks the performance of the KBW Bank Index, has surged 25% during this timeframe. The banks which were a source of a great deal of volatility in 2008
NYSE:IAT August 27, 2009 3:22pm

Technology ETF’s Should Be In Your Portfolio

technology-etfTechnology is constantly changing and new innovative ideas come to fruition which changes the market place for consumers.  Consumers love to spend on the newest trend which is why technology ETF's should be in your portfolio
NYSE:DBT August 27, 2009 2:59pm

Barclays Has No Plans To Scale Back Its iShares Precious Metals Exchange-Traded Products (ETPs)

barclays"Barclays Global Investors (BGI) said on Wednesday it has no plans to scale back its iShares precious metals exchange-traded products (ETPs) despite worries that U.S. regulators may impose new position limits on commodity futures
ETF BASIC NEWS August 27, 2009 10:01am

KBW Announces Changes to KBW Regional Banking Index (KRX)

change(BUSINESS WIRE)--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), today announces upcoming changes to the KBW Regional Banking Index
ETF BASIC NEWS August 27, 2009 9:45am

South Africa Is Primed For Investors With These ETF’s (EZA, SZR)

south-africa1"South Africa, one of the big five emerging markets, is primed for investors.  The political climate has never been more stable than it is now.  The government is spending $98 billion on infrastructure
ETF BASIC NEWS August 26, 2009 10:41am

UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury ETF (TBT) Becomes Attractive As Inflation Nears

inflation1"The U.S. dollar is grossly overvalued, it seems to me. I think inflation looms. That will whack Treasury bonds. And that will benefit UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury
ETF BASIC NEWS August 26, 2009 10:19am

Physical Gold Sees Record 1-Day Inflow

gold-manNicholas Brooks, head of research at ETF Securities, said the fund had seen more inflows over the last week than at any time since its initial listing. By Tuesday the fund's holdings were up
ETF BASIC NEWS August 26, 2009 10:01am

Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) Considering Options To Boost Revenue

options"The juxtaposition of price, the RSI and MACD, suggests for the GDX for vulnerability to considerably more downside than 35.60. This seems to be a big picture of the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF
ETF BASIC NEWS August 26, 2009 9:51am

Some ETFs Are Ringing Up High Trading Costs

highcostThe Wall Street Journal is reporting this morning that some 25% of ETFs are hitting shareholders with higher trading costs, with out many of the investors noticing. The article blames
ETF BASIC NEWS August 26, 2009 9:51am

Oklahoma Fund ETF (OOK) To Begin Trading September 17th?

oklahomaNewsOK is reporting that "The Oklahoma Fund", an exchange traded fund comprised of a basket of the Oklahoma state stocks, is nearing its last major regulatory hurdle before trading begins, said Keith Geary, chairman of
NYSE:OOK August 26, 2009 8:53am

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