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  • Despite the historically weak September month for the markets, a pick-up in trading activity could help boost revenue for some of the biggest banks and broker-dealer related exchange traded fund. The iShares ...

  • As Africa grapples to contain the deadly Ebola virus, cocoa prices and related exchange traded notes are rising on fears that an outbreak will disrupt the world’s largest producer. The iPath DJ-UBS Cocoa ...

  • The debate surrounding smart or strategic beta or alternative indexing is not limited to terminology. That debate has, well, sparked other debates, including whether or not equal-weight exchange traded ...

  • The widely anticipated Alibaba (NYSE: BABA) initial public offering is finally here with stock’s first print on the New York Stock Exchange coming at $92.70. As ETF Trends has reported on for several months, ...

  • Allure of A-Shares ETFs Grows ETF Trends - 7 hours ago

    With the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, the program aimed at increasing securities trading between Hong Kong and mainland China, expected to go live next month, exchange traded funds tracking China’s ...

  • In what remains an interesting phenomenon, investors are standing by physically-backed silver exchange traded funds even as gold, a metal to which silver is highly correlated, falters and the U.S. dollar ...

  • As the markets begin to sour, exchange traded fund investors may utilize inverse, low-volatility or hedged strategies to help diminish the risk of dips in equities. If volatility rises, investors may use ...

  • Investors who are seeking to bolster their portfolios can include healthcare sector-specific exchange traded funds that benefit from an aging demographic, expanding services and innovative products. The ...

  • The bullion market and gold-related exchange traded funds may not receive a boost from China this time around, with Chinese investors sitting on the sidelines after a major buying spree last year. Year-to-date, ...

  • Citigroup has launched its third exchange traded note under its C-Tracks suite, providing access to a factor-based index that reinvests income generated from a group of high yield dividend payers. According ...

  • Schwab Expands Commission-Free ETF Lineup ETF Trends - Thu, Sep 18, 2014 3:14 PM EDT

    Charles Schwab (NYSE: SCHW), one of the largest discount brokers in the U.S., announced Thursday that is made significant additions to its Schwab ETF OneSource commission-free exchange traded funds platform. ...

  • SSgA Expands Factor-Based Country ETF Lineup ETF Trends - Thu, Sep 18, 2014 2:52 PM EDT

    State Street’s (NYSE: STT) State Street Global Advisors, the second-largest U.S. issuer of exchange traded funds, announced Thursday it has expanded its lineup of muti-factor single-country ETFs with the ...

  • Rising State Spending Could Hinder Muni ETF Rally ETF Trends - Thu, Sep 18, 2014 2:24 PM EDT

    Slowing down the rally in municipal bond exchange traded funds, the muni market expanded last quarter for the first time in over a year, with issuers from California to New York set to sell billions in ...

  • Not Believing Yellen, Regional Bank ETF Pops ETF Trends - Thu, Sep 18, 2014 12:20 PM EDT

    Still not fully satisfied with the state of the U.S. economic recovery, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen Wednesday assuaged skittish investors that short-term interest rates will remain near zero for ...

  • Long-Term Treasury ETFs Will Suffer In Rising Rate Environment ETF Trends - Thu, Sep 18, 2014 11:20 AM EDT

    I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds. This week, I focused on the Vanguard ...

  • Float Shrink ETF Comes of Age ETF Trends - Thu, Sep 18, 2014 10:18 AM EDT

    Share repurchases may be slowing a bit from the fevered pitch seen last year and in the first quarter of 2014, but that is not damping the allure of some exchange traded funds that emphasize the benefits ...

  • Alibaba IPO Puts the Spotlight on the IPO ETF ETF Trends - Thu, Sep 18, 2014 9:30 AM EDT

    Alibaba’s much ballyhooed initial public offering is just one day away and, to put things mildly, the Chinese e-commerce firm’s debut as a public company could prove to be a game-changer for several highly ...

  • Damping Volatility With International ETFs ETF Trends - Thu, Sep 18, 2014 9:00 AM EDT

    The allure of the volatility reduction via exchange traded funds has been confirmed in recent years by the success of funds such as the PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (NYSEArca: SPLV) and ...

  • Emerging Market Volatility Rising as More Utilize ETFs, Funds ETF Trends - Thu, Sep 18, 2014 8:20 AM EDT

    As more investors utilize exchange traded funds and other fund products to access developing economies, emerging market stocks have become increasingly volatile. According to the Bank of International ...

  • TIPS ETFs Won’t Find Support From Falling Inflation ETF Trends - Thu, Sep 18, 2014 8:00 AM EDT

    With low inflationary pressure and the cost of living in the U.S. unexpectedly lower in August, Treasury inflation protected securities and related exchange traded funds may continue to underperform U.S. ...

  • Coffee ETNs Could Perk Up On Persisting Crop Damage ETF Trends - Thu, Sep 18, 2014 7:30 AM EDT

    The coffee market and related exchange traded notes have experienced wild swings this year as a drought ravaged Brazilian crops, the largest producer in the world, and prices have further room to jump ...

  • PIMCO Steps Into the ETF Fee War ETF Trends - Wed, Sep 17, 2014 3:02 PM EDT

    In a rare occurrence, PIMCO cut the expense ratio on one of its actively managed exchange traded funds, revealing the stiff competition in the ETF space, even for an established fixed-income giant. In ...

  • How ETF Strategists Can Help Your Advisory Business ETF Trends - Wed, Sep 17, 2014 1:30 PM EDT

    In the separate accounts space, exchange traded fund managed portfolios are gaining traction as innovative investment products and services find a wider audience. Consequently, more financial advisors ...

  • Pulling from the proprietary investment methodology of their flagship actively managed investments, GaveKal Capital has launched two strategic-beta indices with the hopes that they will eventually be utilized ...

  • Reason for Optimism With Miners ETFs ETF Trends - Wed, Sep 17, 2014 12:50 PM EDT

    Gold prices are tumbling. That is a known fact and one highlighted by a nearly 5% tumble over the past month for the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD) , the world’s largest physically-backed gold ETF. Not ...

  • Peltz Pushes for DuPont Breakup; Modest Lift for Materials ETFs ETF Trends - Wed, Sep 17, 2014 11:40 AM EDT

    Shares of Dow component DuPont (NYSE: DD) are trading higher by 4.3% Wednesday on volume that is already more than double the daily average after activist investor Nelson Peltz urged the company to separate ...

  • Change of Plans: Fast Alibaba Entry for This ETF ETF Trends - Wed, Sep 17, 2014 10:00 AM EDT

    Just when it looked like investors would have to wait at least five days trading days after Alibaba’s debut as a pubic company this Friday on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker “BABA” to find ...

  • Ahead of Election Day, a Rush to Brazil ETFs ETF Trends - Wed, Sep 17, 2014 9:30 AM EDT

    Ahead of Brazil’s national elections next month, among the most anticipated in the emerging world this year, investors are piling into exchange traded funds tracking Brazilian equities on expectations ...

  • Like Stock Splits? There’s an ETF for That ETF Trends - Wed, Sep 17, 2014 9:00 AM EDT

    Stock splits make for good headlines and some investors do like knowing they have more shares of a particular company, though those shares are not worth more (or less) simply because a share split occurred. ...

  • Alibaba Will Join at Least One Guggenheim ETF ETF Trends - Wed, Sep 17, 2014 8:20 AM EDT

    Guggenheim, the seventh-largest U.S. issuer of exchange traded funds with $28.3 billion in assets under management as of Sept. 15, features a lineup of four China ETFs that benchmark to AlphaShares indices. ...

  • Advisors Carve Out More Room for ETFs In Client Portfolios ETF Trends - Wed, Sep 17, 2014 8:00 AM EDT

    Financial advisors are increasingly willing to add exchange traded funds as the best fit for their investment portfolios and are utilizing the investment vehicle to capture upside potential and hedge downside ...

  • Bumps in the Road for the Steel ETF ETF Trends - Wed, Sep 17, 2014 7:30 AM EDT

    The steel industry exchange traded fund may continue to slide as iron ore prices crumble over the short-term before finding strength later this year. The Market Vectors Steel ETF (NYSEArca: SLX) was up ...

  • When to Implement a Covered Call ETF Investment ETF Trends - Tue, Sep 16, 2014 4:18 PM EDT

    As volatility picks up, exchange traded funds that track a covered call strategy may help investors diversify a portfolio and augment their income generation. On the recent webcast, Using Options to Maximize ...

  • Ahead of Alibaba IPO, China Tech ETFs Take Some Lumps ETF Trends - Tue, Sep 16, 2014 12:15 PM EDT

    Alibaba’s initial public offering slated for Friday Sept. 19 and now expected to be worth $21.8 billion is easily one of the largest and most ballyhooed IPOs in recent memory. However, some exchange traded ...

  • A Quiet Rally for Broker-Dealers ETFs ETF Trends - Tue, Sep 16, 2014 11:15 AM EDT

    Financial services stocks and exchange traded funds have been lagging the broader market this year. That much is highlighted by a 7.5% gain for the Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLF) and a 6.3% ...

  • Indirect Alibaba ETF Plays Rise Ahead of IPO ETF Trends - Tue, Sep 16, 2014 10:00 AM EDT

    Alibaba’s initial public offering is almost here and in the fervor surrounding one of the most widely anticipated IPOs in recent memory, there has been ample chatter about the future exchange traded fund ...

  • Source Looks to Bring Europe ETF Success to the U.S. ETF Trends - Tue, Sep 16, 2014 9:30 AM EDT

    The U.S. is the world’s largest market for exchange traded funds and also the most competitive, but the ultra-competitive nature of the U.S. ETF industry does not mean all new entrants will struggle here. ...

  • Precious Metals ETFs Dull Ahead of Fed Meeting ETF Trends - Tue, Sep 16, 2014 9:00 AM EDT

    Precious metals-related exchange traded funds are under pressure ahead of the Federal Reserve’s meeting this week, with speculators driving up bond yields and the U.S. dollar. “Rising yields have supported ...

  • Brazil ETFs: Election Twists Open Potential Opportunities ETF Trends - Tue, Sep 16, 2014 8:00 AM EDT

    After the elections-induced sell-off last week, Brazilian stocks, along with related exchange traded funds, are beginning to look more attractively priced. The iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (NYSEArca: ...

  • Silver’s Slide Not Chasing Investors From ETFs ETF Trends - Tue, Sep 16, 2014 8:00 AM EDT

    It is a familiar scenario with physically-backed commodities exchange traded funds. Even as gold prices and ETFs fall, often taking silver futures and funds along for the ride, investors jettison their ...

  • A Look at U.K. ETFs Ahead of the Scotland Referendum ETF Trends - Tue, Sep 16, 2014 7:30 AM EDT

    Scotland’s independence referendum, scheduled for Thursday Sept. 18, has, not surprisingly been a thorn in the side of some U.K. exchange traded funds. Funds focusing on U.K. equities listed outside the ...

  • China ETFs to Generate Slower and Steadier Returns ETF Trends - Tue, Sep 16, 2014 7:15 AM EDT

    Beijing will continue to prop up a stumbling Chinese economy with mini-stimulus measures. China exchange traded fund investors, though, shouldn’t expect oversized returns as the country only tries to mend ...

  • Tom Lydon Talks Alibaba IPO and ETFs on CNBC ETF Trends - Mon, Sep 15, 2014 6:57 PM EDT

    Tom Lydon of ETF Trends joined CNBC’s Jeff Cox Monday to discuss the Alibaba initial public offering and its impact on exchange traded funds. As has been previously noted, Alibaba will not be eligible ...

  • ETF Fee War Prompts Investors To Re-Evaluate Holdings ETF Trends - Mon, Sep 15, 2014 3:02 PM EDT

    Exchange traded fund sponsors are trying to one-up their competitors as they slash fees to attract investors. While the ongoing fee war helps investors reduce the cost of investing in ETFs, people should ...

  • Alibaba Domicile Keeps it From a Popular IPO ETF ETF Trends - Mon, Sep 15, 2014 2:23 PM EDT

    With Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba scheduled to deliver one of the most widely anticipated initial public offerings in years on the New York Stock Exchange Friday, talk is increasing regarding which ...

  • Diversify with Covered Call ETFs in a Tepid Market ETF Trends - Mon, Sep 15, 2014 2:04 PM EDT

    Covered call exchange traded fund strategies provide a great way to diversify in a slow growth market and generate some extra cash. In the upcoming webcast, Using Options to Maximize Returns , Jon Najarian, ...

  • Hong Kong-Shanghai Connection Sends Cash to A-Shares ETFs ETF Trends - Mon, Sep 15, 2014 1:23 PM EDT

    Plans by Chinese regulators to permit cross-market investing between Shanghai and Hong Kong are expected to become reality next month and the anticipation is sending cash to exchange traded funds tracking ...

  • S&P Reclassifies Qatar, UAE to Emerging Markets Status ETF Trends - Mon, Sep 15, 2014 12:30 PM EDT

    S&P Dow Jones Indices, one of the largest providers of indices for use by issuers of exchange traded funds, said Monday it has promoted Qatar and United Arab Emirates to emerging markets status. This marks ...

  • Forensic Accounting ETFs Offers Another Way to Eschew Risk ETF Trends - Mon, Sep 15, 2014 11:30 AM EDT

    With so much talk about factor investing, in particular the quality and value factors, often lost in the conversation is that a primary tenant of emphasizing quality should be steering clear of the riskiest ...

  • Mexico ETF Still Winning LatAm Inflows Battle ETF Trends - Mon, Sep 15, 2014 10:30 AM EDT

    Of the five significant single-country exchange traded funds tracking Latin American nations, only the iShares MSCI Chile Capped ETF (NYSEArca: ECH) with its nearly 8% year-to-date loss has performed worse ...

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