Drought’s Major Impact on ETF Commodities, Agriculture (CROP, EMER, QAI, MCRO)

Adam Patti, CEO of IndexIQ, sat down with FOX Buisness to discuss the drought of 2012 and its impact on agriculture stocks. Adam also gives his ETF picks for the current market conditions.

See the full FOX Business interview below:


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IQ Global Agribusiness Small Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:CROP)

The IQ Global Agribusiness Small Cap ETF seeks investment results that correspond, before fees and expenses, to the price and yield performance of the IQ Global Agribusiness Small Cap Index. The Index provides important exposure to global small cap companies engaged in the agribusiness sector, including crop production and farming, livestock operations, agricultural supplies & logistics, agricultural machinery, agricultural chemicals, and biofuels. This small cap agribusiness segment is well positioned to benefit from rising food prices, increasing populations, and the growing demand for alternative fuels.

IQ Hedge Macro Tracker ETF (NYSEARCA:MCRO)

The IQ Hedge Macro Tracker ETF seeks to track, before fees and expenses, the performance of the IQ Hedge Macro Index. The Index attempts to replicate the risk-adjusted return characteristics of a combination of hedge funds pursuing a macro strategy and hedge funds pursuing an emerging markets strategy.

IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker ETF (NYSEARCA:QAI)

The IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker ETF seeks to track, before fees and expenses, the performance of the IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Index. The Index attempts to replicate the risk-adjusted return characteristics of hedge funds using various hedge fund investment styles, including long/short equity, global macro, market neutral, event-driven, fixed income arbitrage and emerging markets.

IQ Emerging Markets Mid Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:EMER)

The IQ Emerging Markets Mid Cap ETF seeks investment results that correspond, before fees and expenses, to the price and yield performance of the IQ Emerging Markets Mid Cap Index. The Index is float-adjusted market cap weighted and seeks to give investors a means of tracking the overall performance of the mid capitalization sector of publicly traded companies domiciled and primarily listed on an exchange in the emerging markets. The emerging markets generally include less developed markets in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa/Middle East.

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