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Use ETF’s To Profit From Gold’s Next Move

gold-bull"Gold bulls have been having a tough couple of weeks. The yellow metal has taken it on the chin as the U.S. dollar rallied hard. Many market analysts are rushing to say this shows that gold just can't get above $1,000 an ounce.

NYSE:GLD June 20, 2009 11:54am

Has The Housing ETF-XHB Put In A Bottom?

housing-bottom"Value investors love to see capitulation – that magic moment when other investors can't take any more pain and swear off the stock market, or a particular stock, forever. At that point, stocks are at their cheapest," Reports David Berman from The Globe and Mail.
ETF BASIC NEWS June 20, 2009 11:26am

Invest In Everything With Exchange Traded Funds “ETF’s”

exchange-traded-fundsCharles Rotblut from Zacks.com Reports "Why limit your investment options when you can own a little of everything?  Exchange-Traded Funds (aka ETFs) make it real easy to diversify across a wide range of investments.
ETF BASIC NEWS June 20, 2009 11:03am

iShares Introduces S&P Emerging Markets Infrastructure Index Fund (EMIF)

isharesiShares launched the S&P Emerging Markets Infrastructure Index Fund (EMIF) today. According to the prospectus, "THE FUND SEEKS INVESTMENT RESULTS THAT CORRESPOND GENERALLY TO THE PRICE AND YIELD PERFORMANCE, BEFORE FEES AND EXPENSES, OF THE S&P EMERGING MARKETS INFRASTRUCTURE INDEXtm (THE “UNDERLYING INDEX”)."
NASDAQ:EMIF June 19, 2009 5:19pm

Financial Select Sector SPDR (XLF) Draws Bearish Option Trade

spdrReuters reports that one investor anticipates downward movement in the Financial Select SPDR (XLF). They quote  Andrew Wilkinson, a  market analyst at Interactive Brokers Group as saying, "the tansaction involved the purchase of 20,000 puts at the in-the-money December$12 strike for a premium of $1.62 apiece spread against
ETF BASIC NEWS June 19, 2009 4:41pm

Claymore Investments, Inc. Announces Q2 and Monthly Distributions on the Claymore ETFs

claymoreClaymore Investments, Inc. is pleased to announce its quarterly and monthly distributions for the following Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs):
ETF BASIC NEWS June 19, 2009 12:52pm

First Trust Files For A Community Banking ETF (QABA)

community-bankIf you haven't had enough of the banks, First Trust will be launching an ETF dedicated to investing in community banks.  This ETF will allow you to invest in the community banking industry which will capture small and mid cap banks listed on the NASDAQ OMX ABA Community Bank Index (^ABQI).
NYSE:QABA June 19, 2009 12:34pm

Which ETF is the better investment for BRIC exposure, BIK or BKF?

bricWhat is BRIC? In economics, BRIC or BRICs is an acronym that refers to the fast growing developing economies of Brazil, Russia, India, and China. There are a couple of ETF options available to invest specifically on these specific countries the SPDR S&P BRIC 40 (BIK) and iShares MSCI BRIC Index (BKF).
ETF BASIC NEWS June 19, 2009 12:10pm

A Reason To Be Bullish On The Silver ETF (SLV)

silver-barsSilver has been lagging the price ratio between gold, making silver an attractive investment.  "For nearly 5,000 years, the price ratio between gold and silver has averaged approximately 15:1.
ETF BASIC NEWS June 19, 2009 11:12am

More on ProShares 4 New International Ultra-Short ETF’S (BZQ, EPV, JPX, SMK)

ETF BASIC NEWS June 19, 2009 10:23am

The Holy Grail, Active ETF’s

active1Lawrence Carrel wrote an article this morning for "The Big Money" detailing the ongoing evolution in the ETF industry that further clouds what was once the definition of an ETF. His article is titled "When Is An Index Fund Not An Index Fund." The ETF industry is evolving and creating more and more creative products stretching the indexing definition.
ETF BASIC NEWS June 19, 2009 9:06am

What Currency Is Better Than The US Dollar? (ETF-UUP, UDN)

countryEveryone is talking about how much money the US government is printing to hold up our economy.  Russia and China have spoken about removing the dollar as the world currency.  But, what currency would be better?
NYSE:UDN June 18, 2009 3:48pm

Good Reasons To Look At The UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury ProShares (TBT)

dollarproblemsTim Middleton spoke on the money show today about what he feels is the future for the dollar, and US Treasury Bonds.  He predicts a reversal in the mentality of the treasury bond as being a safe haven. Tim feels the best play for 2009 is to short the treasury using the UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury ProShares (TBT).  He has owned this for roughly two months realizing about a 17% gain.
ETF BASIC NEWS June 18, 2009 2:53pm

ProShares Launches 4 New International Ultra-Short ETF’S (BZQ, EPV, JPX, SMK)

proshareslogoProFunds Group, the world’s largest manager of short and leveraged funds, announced today that it is launching four more Short International ProShares.
ETF BASIC NEWS June 18, 2009 1:31pm

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