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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

ETF Explosion Overshadows Benefits Of ETNs (INP, PIN)

choices1"Hoping to profit from rising prices for oil and emerging-markets stocks, investors have been buying exchange traded funds (ETFs) lately. But instead of betting on ETFs, you may prefer exchange traded notes (ETN).
ETF BASIC NEWS July 27, 2009 10:41am

Lower Housing Prices Push Home Sales Higher (XHB, ITB, URE)

house-shopping"The Commerce Department’s data on new home sales did not just rise in June to make a third straight month.  The new home sales rose sharply.  The headline number came in at an 11% gain to a seasonally adjusted annualized figure of 384,000. 
ETF BASIC NEWS July 27, 2009 10:24am


claymoreLisle, IL, July 24, 2009 - Claymore Advisors, LLC, is pleased to announce that today the following Claymore Exchange- Traded Funds (“ETFs”) have declared distributions. The table below summarizes the distribution schedule for each Fund declaring a
NYSE:UBD July 27, 2009 1:00am

Profit From An Emerging Markets Bubble With ETF’s (EEM, EEV, EDC, EDZ)

bubbleThe great thing about ETF's is you can take the other side of the trade easily.  Emerging market ETF's have been on a tear while the short etf's have suffered tremendously.  Could a bubble be forming in these foreign markets? 
ETF BASIC NEWS July 26, 2009 5:23pm

ETF Securities Expects Silver Trust Assets To Reach Over $1 Billion (SIVR)

silver-etfReuter's Reports that the "ETFS Silver Trust, a U.S. exchange-traded product (ETP) run by London's ETF Securities, is expected to hold assets of more than $1 billion over the next six to 12 months, a senior company official said Friday.
ETF BASIC NEWS July 26, 2009 4:33pm

Invest In The Recession With Defensive Sector ETFs (XLP, JXI, IXJ)

2008-recession"Right now the U.S. is in a deep recession. None of us know for sure when it will end, and the short-term indicators are inconclusive. Yet there is one thing I’ve learned from years of investing: The stock market is not just a big monolith
NYSE:IXJ July 25, 2009 8:40pm

Two More Firms Ban Sales of Leveraged ETFs

dumbTwo more firms that feel their clients are unable to make educated decisions for themselves and need to be coddled.  On Wednesday of this week we wrote about Edward Jones dropping the sale of  leveraged ETFs, now you can add LPL Financial, and
ETF BASIC NEWS July 25, 2009 12:47pm

ETFS Silver Trust Listed on NYSE ARCA: (SIVR) Begins Trading Today

new1ETF Securities Ltd (ETFS), one of the world's leading providers of Exchange Traded Product (ETPs), is independently owned and currently has approximately USD $12 billion (as of July 24, 2009) of assets invested in over 130 of its products globally.
ETF BASIC NEWS July 24, 2009 11:16am

10 Tips For Placing ETF Orders

tipsEsko Mickels, writing for Morningstar, came out with 10 tips for placing ETF orders. Why does he specifically relate these ordering tips to ETFs? Esco states, "Unlike mutual funds, ETFs have intraday liquidity, so the price at which they're bought and sold can deviate from their net asset value (NAV). But unlike stocks, ETFs
ETF BASIC NEWS July 24, 2009 10:13am

S&P 500 ETF Draws Big Bearish Play As Losses Eyed (SPY, SDS, FAZ, FAS, DOG)

black-bear"As U.S. stocks enjoy a big summertime rally, one option investor went on the defensive on fears the Standard & Poor's 500 .SPX benchmark could suffer significant losses between now and December. Put option volume swelled to about 1.53 million contracts
ETF BASIC NEWS July 24, 2009 10:04am

ETFS Silver Trust (SIVR) Issues Silver-Backed Shares on NYSE, Begins Trading Tomorrow

silver-barsThe ETFS Silver Trust (SIVR) has issued 100,000 shares backed by physical silver to be traded on the New York Stock Exchange.  This offers another opportunity for investors to gain exposure to the silver market without having to have a "commodities" account with a bank or
ETF BASIC NEWS July 23, 2009 2:35pm

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