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Security, transparency, low costs: It's the mantra of the exchange-traded fund industry, and by and large, most ETFs do live up to the promise of offering cheap and easy ways to invest. Still, when something seems so safe, it's tempting to get complacent. ETFs may trade just like any other run-of-the-mill stock or bond, but being aware of a few pitfalls unique to the sector can help you avoid losses and even enhance your returns. Size does matter. Funds of a certain size offer more liquidity, better pricing, and a vote of confidence from investors in the form of healthy inflows. Advisers and brokers tend to shy away ...
of the underlying securities. Authorized participants may wish to invest in the ETF shares long-term, but usually act as market makers on the open market, using their ability to exchange creation units with their underlying securities to provide liquidity of the ETF shares and help ensure that their intraday market price approximates to the net asset value of the underlying assets. 2 Other investors, such as individuals using a retail broker , trade ETF shares on this secondary market . An ETF combines the valuation feature of a mutual fund or unit investment trust , which can be bought or sold at the end of each trading day for ...
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ETF DAILY NEWS » Smartphone Wars: Investing In Either The Apple ...
“The effort to bring the fastest, most satisfying user experience to smartphones has pit company against company and consumer against consumer. Today, one of the most covered wars raging in  that industry is between tech goliaths Google (Nasdaq:GOOG) and Apple Inc. (Nasdaq:AAPL). Last Friday Apple’s (Nasdaq:AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs took to the stage to defend his newest “trendsetter,” the developmentally challenged iPhone 4. Since the launch of the phone, it has faced massive criticism regarding its antenna. Technology journalists, bloggers, and consumers have taken to various media outlets to claim that its unique design has ... market research, surveys and trends
Lithium ETF Launched
Bolivian magnate R. Marcelo Claure had been looking for a way to make a broad-based bet on lithium. A hedge fund in which he invests found him one. The fund, MC Capital Advisors, this year turned to a company that creates exchange-traded funds. The result was Global X Lithium, (LIT) an ETF that was launched today by Global X Funds and tracks lithium producers and battery makers. As of July 13, 2010, 51% of the index includes lithium battery manufacturers, while 49% of the index consists of lithium mining and refining companies. The ETF tracks the Solactive Global Lithium Index, which is designed to reflect performance of the ... market research, surveys and trends

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ETF DAILY NEWS » ETF Trader: New Charles Schwab Survey Finds ...
Charles Schwab today released new data showing that active traders are turning more neutral about the stock market and are taking steps to better manage perceived volatility and risk . The latest Charles Schwab Active Trader Sentiment Survey polled more than 500 individual investors who trade frequently. Key findings include: “We find that people are paying much more attention to proper asset allocation and are also considering a variety of ways to better navigate the market and achieve their ultimate financial objectives.” 28 percent expressed a bullish outlook for the market in the next six months, down from 50 percent in the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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11.34 +0.44 : Co parent company of PBI Bank, announced today that it raised an additional $4,255,000 in a private placement to an accredited institutional investor. The private placement included the sale of 370,000 shares of convertible preferred stock at a price of $11.50 per share. The proceeds of the offering will be used for working capital, general corporate purposes and for augmenting the balance sheet. 4:47PM XOMA enters into $30 mln committed equity financing facility ( XOMA ) 0.34 -0.02 : Co announced that it has entered into a committed equity financing facility under which it has the option to sell up to $30 mln of ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Van Eck Debuts Local Currency Emerging Market Bond ETF (EMLC)
launched the newest addition to their ever-growing list of international ETFs with the Market Vectors Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond ETF ( EMLC ). The new fund tracks the J.P. Morgan Government Bond Index Emerging Markets Global Core Index which is designed to track a basket of bonds issued in local currencies by emerging market governments. “With EMLC, we’ve created an ETF that allows investors to participate in the dynamics of the local emerging market economies, which include potential for currency appreciation and higher yields, relative to their developed market counterparts,” said Jan van Eck, Principal at Van Eck ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
This Week In ETFs: July 23rd Edition
It was another wild week on Wall Street as earnings season continued to unfold, putting a variety of blue chips in focus. While earnings remained in the spotlight for much of the week, investors were dismayed by testimony from Fed Chair Ben Bernanke who hinted at the possibility of using more tools in order to boost the economy including ending interest payments on reserves that private banks keep at the Fed. This news sent markets plunging on Wednesday as the ever-present specter of a double -dip returned to the forefront of the economic discussion. However, markets bounced back thanks to robust earnings on the back of solid ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Press Release: SEC Staff Evaluating the Use of Derivatives by ...
— The SEC staff is conducting a review to evaluate the use of derivatives by mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and other investment companies. The review will examine whether and what additional protections are necessary for those funds under the Investment Company Act of 1940. Pending the review's completion, the staff has determined to defer consideration of exemptive requests under the Investment Company Act to permit ETFs that would make significant investments in derivatives. The staff's decision will affect new and pending exemptive requests from certain actively-managed and leveraged ETFs that ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Commodities ETF provider, unfazed by controversy, launches two ...
Six ETFs from United States Commodity Funds, currently trading. “The commodity market hasn’t really been kind to investors in ETFs using these strategies, but that’s not to say that it won’t turn around,” says Thomas Pauly, an ETF analyst at Raymond James & Associates Inc. United States Commodity Funds LLC A near-comprehensive list of ETFs providers includes Charles Schwab & Co. Inc.; Pimco, owned by Allianz SE; Fidelity Investments, part of FMR LLC; iShares, from Barclays Global Investors, N.A.; The Vanguard Group Inc.; State Street Global Advisors, of State Steet Corp.; Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC, of ...
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Is there an ETF for Copper? - Yahoo! Answers
It's on the London stock Exchange, so you will need access to trade through there. The allocation of the ETF is 100% copper. It began in September of 2006, so it is fairly new. It is a great ETF though and growing rapidly. You can also take a look at the PowerShares DB Base Metals (DBB)...which is on the American stock exchange. I hope this helps ;-) 2 years ago Asker's Rating: Asker's Comment: Excellent answer There are currently no comments for this question. * You must be logged into Answers to add comments. Sign in or Register . Member since: August 07, 2007 Total points: 1704 (Level 3) PCU but FCX and AUY ...
Fast Answers: Investing, Other Investments, Unit Investment Trusts ...
A unit investment trust, or UIT, is a variation of a closed-end mutual fund, but it has a specified termination date. At the termination date, the money invested in the trust may be rolled over into a new UIT to maintain continuity. A UIT is one way to package a particular group of securities. Almost all types of securities may be placed in a unit investment trust portfolio, in accordance with the type of trust and its objectives. UITs typically invest in a fixed portfolio of bonds that are held until they mature. This distinguishes them from traditional bond mutual funds, which actively manage their portfolios by buying and ...