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Finra’s ETF notice angers ICI, firms

boxingDavid Hoffman, writing for Investment News, wrote an article on the battle brewing between ETF firms, and the Investment Company institute versus FINRA over leveraged ETF's. David quotes experts from both sides of the issue in an effort to get to the bottom of
ETF BASIC NEWS July 12, 2009 2:22pm

Don’t Get Burned By Hot Emerging Markets

stevecortesSteve Cortes of Veracruz has a bearish view of the future of emerging market funds. With the recent run up in the prices of some of the emerging market ETF's he is becoming wary that they will be able to maintain their momentum. Steve seems most bearish on Brazil, and provides us with the quote of the week, "
ETF BASIC NEWS July 11, 2009 9:43am

Hot Ways To Play China Through ETF’s (ETF: HAO)

christianmagoonChristian Magoon of Claymore Securities joined the panel to make a pitch for the CLAYMORE CHINA SMALL CAP ETF (HAO) on an episode of Fast Money yesterday on CNBC.
NYSE:HAO July 11, 2009 9:13am

iShares Files For New ETF: “iShares Russell 200 Value Index Fund”

breakingnewsBelow is an excerpt of the prospectus for the proposed iShares Russell 200 Value Index Fund , followed by a link to the full filing. As of right now there is no symbol specified. Introduction This Prospectus contains important information about investing
ETF BASIC NEWS July 10, 2009 10:30am

iShares Files For New ETF: “iShares Russell 200 Growth Index Fund ”

breakingnewsBelow is an excerpt of the prospectus for the proposed iShares Russell 200 Growth Index Fund , followed by a link to the full filing. As of right now there is no symbol specified. Investment Objective The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance
ETF BASIC NEWS July 10, 2009 10:19am

iShares Files For New ETF: “iShares Russell 200 Index Fund”

breakingnews Below is an excerpt of the prospectus for the proposed iShares Russell 200 Index Fund, followed by a link to the full filing. As of right now there is no symbol specified. Introduction This Prospectus contains important information about investing in the Fund. Please read this Prospectus carefully before you make any investment decisions. Additional information regarding the Fund is available at
ETF BASIC NEWS July 10, 2009 10:06am

Russell Investments Looking To Offer Active and Index ETF’s

russellinvestmentsThe following is an excerpt of the filing made by Russell Investments on July 2nd. Included in the full filing are exemption requests that would allow Russell to offer ETF's based on their own indexes as well as several requests, beyond the basic operation of ETFs. You can find a table of other ETF's that are currently based on the Russell Indexes in our article "Russell Reconstitution Additions and Deletions For Your ETF" THE APPLICANTS’ PROPOSAL  
ETF BASIC NEWS July 10, 2009 9:28am

Alcoa Beats The Street Giving Material ETF’S A Sign Of Things To Come (UYM, XLB, IYM)

materialsAlcoa the Pittsburgh-based aluminum producer beat Wall Street's top and bottom line expectations for the second quarter, providing a hopeful sign in the unofficial kickoff to earnings season.
ETF BASIC NEWS July 9, 2009 12:26pm

KBW Announces Changes to KBW Regional Banking Index (KRX) ETF: KRE

changeNEW YORK--(KBW.com)--Jul. 8, 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: KRX, ETF Symbol: KRE).
NYSE:KRE July 9, 2009 11:21am

The Reverse Split In ETF’s (FAS & FAZ) May Reduce The Market’s Volume By 5%

reverse-splitA Reverse split took place today for two of Direxion's most popular leveraged ETF's.  FAZ which seeks 300% of the inverse daily performance of the Russell 1000 Financial Services Index executed a 1:10 reverse split.  And, FAS which seeks 300% of the daily performance of the Russell 1000 Financial Services Index executed a 1:5 reverse split.
ETF BASIC NEWS July 9, 2009 10:52am

Commodity ETF’s 101

bob-pisaniBob Pisani, in his weekly ETF 101 segment on CNBC, discusses the accessibility to the commodity market that has been made possible to retail investors through exchange traded funds. Bob shows hypothetical examples of how a correct play can make you money profiting on things like global demand or natural
ETF BASIC NEWS July 9, 2009 9:11am

Google Announced An Operating System Is In The Works, ETF Options?

googlemicrosoftGoogle plans to launch a new operating system for personal computers, an attempt to challenge the dominance of Microsoft's Windows system. The open-source operating system is based on Google's internet browser, Chrome. The Google Chrome OS will initially be targeted at netbooks, the smaller, no-frills, low-cost version of the laptop, said Google in a posting Tuesday night. Google hopes to have netbooks powered by a similarly quick operating system by the middle of 2010. A new operating system from Google could
ETF BASIC NEWS July 8, 2009 1:34pm

How To Invest In Emerging Markets. ETF: EEM

michaelcaseyMichael Casey, senior writer with Dow Jones Newswires and Bob Phillips managing partner of Spectrum Management Group give details on emerging markets, what to look out for, and the cycles of emerging market funds.
ETF BASIC NEWS July 8, 2009 12:47pm

Place Your Bets On Health Care Reform With These ETF’s (XBI, IBB)

biotechHealth Care Reform provides an opportunity with ETF's as the Obama administration pushes to change the way the healthcare industry does business.  It's not a matter of "IF" but a matter of "When" Health Care Reform takes place.  You can use ETF's to profit from the agenda.
NASDAQ:IBB July 8, 2009 11:41am

Commodity ETFs: Buy, Sell or Hold?

commodities1Paul Justice, an ETF strategist at Morningstar, and Philip Gotthelf, a commodities analyst at Equidex, weighed in on the commodity market this morning on CNBC. Both Paul and Phillip are bearish on commodity ETF's right now emphasizing the fact that these commodities eventually need to be consumed. All commodities are not shunned, as
ETF BASIC NEWS July 8, 2009 11:14am

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