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  • February’s Most Searched ETFs ETF Trends - Fri, Feb 27, 2015 4:42 PM EST

    Casting a slow January aside, U.S. stocks loved the month of love as the major U.S. indexes notched solid gains. Heading into the close Friday, the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average were sporting ...

  • This Week’s Big ETF Stories ETF Trends - Fri, Feb 27, 2015 3:00 PM EST

    The three major U.S. indexes notched weekly gains, but it was a mostly docile week for stocks. Regarding exchange traded funds, there was excitement to be found across the complex, particularly among bond ...

  • Net Neutrality Rules Could Hinder Telecom ETFs ETF Trends - Fri, Feb 27, 2015 2:18 PM EST

    Now that the Federal Communications Commission approved the latest net neutrality rules, telecommunication sector exchange traded funds with exposure to broadband providers face a murkier long-term outlook. ...

  • Living Large With a Leveraged India ETF ETF Trends - Fri, Feb 27, 2015 1:17 PM EST

    After being the stars of the exchange traded funds tracking BRIC nations in 2014, India ETFs are extending that momentum in 2015. For example, the WisdomTree India Earnings Fund (NYSEArca: EPI) , the largest ...

  • Strong Sales, Weak Currencies Lift Auto ETF ETF Trends - Fri, Feb 27, 2015 12:20 PM EST

    The auto industry is enjoying improved fundamentals from an expanding economy. Easy car loans have been aiding growth in car sales, low interest rates have cut financing costs for all buyers and the rising ...

  • Big A-Shares ETF Gets Increased Creation Limit ETF Trends - Fri, Feb 27, 2015 11:36 AM EST

    Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DAWM), the exchange traded funds unit of German banking giant Deutsche Bank (NYSE: DB), said Friday it is increasing creations of new shares in the Deutsche X-trackers ...

  • Smaller Chinese Stocks, A-Shares ETFs Are Outperforming ETF Trends - Fri, Feb 27, 2015 11:00 AM EST

    Smaller Chinese company stocks and related A-shares exchange traded funds are leading China’s markets this year as large-caps cool off. Year-to-date, the Deutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ...

  • Cheap Oil Market to Fuel China, India ETFs ETF Trends - Fri, Feb 27, 2015 10:30 AM EST

    Investors may have to get use to the idea of double-digit oil prices sticking around for the near-term. Consequently, exchange traded fund traders can capitalize on countries that rely on heavy crude imports. ...

  • Fixed-Income Assets, ETFs Not As Stable As You Think ETF Trends - Fri, Feb 27, 2015 10:00 AM EST

    Fixed-income assets and bond-related exchange traded funds have become the go-to investments for conservative investors seeking stable returns. However, with yields pushed down across the globe, fixed-income ...

  • A Smart-Beta, Small-Cap ETF Play with a Value Tilt ETF Trends - Fri, Feb 27, 2015 9:30 AM EST

    Investors who want to diversify away from large companies can utilize to exchange traded funds to track the smaller segment of the U.S. equities markets. For instance, the PowerShares FTSE RAFI 1500 Small-Mid ...

  • Kittsley Talks Currency Hedged ETF Lessons ETF Trends - Fri, Feb 27, 2015 9:00 AM EST

    Kittsley Talks Currency Hedged ETF Lessons Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management head of ETF Strategy Dodd Kittsley joined ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the ETF.com Inside ETFs conference in Hollywood, ...

  • You Need to Know About This Healthcare ETF ETF Trends - Fri, Feb 27, 2015 8:20 AM EST

    With healthcare stocks and exchange traded funds hitting new highs on almost daily basis, it is easy for some of the group’s smaller members to get lost in the shuffle. It is also easy for investors to ...

  • Finally, the Coal ETF Could be Finding a Bottom ETF Trends - Fri, Feb 27, 2015 8:00 AM EST

    Sure, investors have heard that before. Just when it looks like the Market Vectors-Coal ETF (NYSEArca: KOL) i s firming and ready to move higher, the ETF proceeds to fall. Maybe this time will be different. ...

  • Doc Copper ETFs try to get Healthy Again ETF Trends - Fri, Feb 27, 2015 7:30 AM EST

    During last year’s commodities rout, copper was savagely repudiated with the iPath Dow Jones-UBS Copper Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: JJC) sliding 18.1%. Now, the red metal with a PhD in forecasting ...

  • Lydon Talks Small-Caps, New Bond ETF on Fox Business ETF Trends - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 5:39 PM EST

    ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon appeared on Fox Business Thursday to discuss the advantages of small-cap exchange traded funds as the bull market in stocks age. Lydon also highlighted the new SPDR DoubleLine ...

  • Healthcare ETFs up at Least 10% This Year ETF Trends - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 5:11 PM EST

    By recent standards, Thursday was a docile day for the health care sector, the second-best performer in the S&P 500 this year behind materials. “Just” six healthcare exchange traded funds made new highs ...

  • Investors Rotate Into Growth-Oriented Tech Stocks, ETFs ETF Trends - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 3:10 PM EST

    Investors have poured into stable, old technology stocks last year, but are quickly becoming disappointed by the group’s uninspiring expansion. Consequently, more are taking a look at high-growth tech ...

  • Time for Sunscreen With Solar ETFs ETF Trends - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 2:27 PM EST

    The Guggenheim Solar ETF (NYSEArca: TAN) and the Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF (NYSEArca: KWT) a re up an average of 13.9% year-to-date and, over the past month, investors’ bullishness toward solar stocks ...

  • PowerShares Reopens 11 ETFs for new Creations ETF Trends - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 2:03 PM EST

    Invesco’s (NYSE: IVZ) PowerShares unit, the fourth-largest U.S. issuer of exchange traded funds, said it has it resumed accepting new creation orders in 11 ETFs that were temporarily subject to suspended ...

  • Lattice Strategies Enters ETF Space With Three Funds ETF Trends - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 1:30 PM EST

    Lattice Strategies, the San Francisco-based money manager with an emphasis on risk-focused research and investment strategy design, made its foray into the exchange traded funds business today with three ...

  • Solar Industry, ETF Should Shine Bright ETF Trends - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 1:00 PM EST

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

  • Liquidity Concerns in Corporate Bond ETFs ETF Trends - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 11:30 AM EST

    As banks and institutions hoard fixed-income securities, investors have turned to bond exchange traded funds in response to the lack of liquidity across the underlying markets, potentially setting the ...

  • Small-Cap ETFs: Look Beyond the Russell 2000 ETF Trends - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 11:00 AM EST

    Investors should consider small-cap exchange traded funds beyond ones that reflect the Russell 2000 Index as the popular benchmark’s shortcomings may cause it to underperform other indices. The Russell ...

  • ECB Buying Spree to Support International, Europe Bond ETFs ETF Trends - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 10:30 AM EST

    International bond exchange traded funds with European exposure could advance as the European Central Bank could be forced to pay a premium on bond purchases and lift prices on all Eurozone debt in response ...

  • Vanguard Quickly Rising in ETF Managed Portfolio Space ETF Trends - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 10:00 AM EST

    The Vanguard Group has been growing in the exchange traded fund model portfolios in the separate accounts space, offering customized ETF managed portfolios to investors through financial advisors. The ...

  • Familiar ETF Friend Will Enjoy a Pharmacyclics Sale ETF Trends - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 9:30 AM EST

    Shares of Pharmacyclics (NasdaqGS: PCYC), a maker of cancer treatments, surged nearly 17% Wednesday, extending a run that has seen the stock surge 80.1% this year, on news that the California-based company ...

  • Siracusano Highlights Advantages of Currency Hedged ETFs ETF Trends - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 9:00 AM EST

    WisdomTree (NasdaqGM: WETF) Chief Investment Officer Luciano Siracusano discusses the advantages of currency hedged exchange traded funds with ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the ETF.com Inside ETFs ...

  • Just How Different are These Healthcare ETFs? ETF Trends - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 8:20 AM EST

    It is not a stunning revelation that the healthcare sector is again a star this year and by the looks of the broad-based strength across exchange traded funds tracking the sector, plenty of investors know ...

  • Shopping for Different Discretionary ETF Ideas ETF Trends - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 8:00 AM EST

    After being a laggard in 2014, the consumer discretionary sector has roared back with vengeance in 2015. The Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLY) , the largest discretionary sector ...

  • New ETF Follows Trends to Diversification ETF Trends - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 7:30 AM EST

    This has been a brisk week for launches of new exchange traded funds. Among the new offerings is the Tuttle Tactical Management U.S. Core Exchange-Traded-Fund (NasdaqGS: TUTT) , which debuted Thursday ...

  • The recently launched bond exchange traded that tracks bond guru Jeff Gundlach’s investment strategy could allow investors to capture potential opportunities in a changing fixed-income landscape. On the ...

  • Invesco’s (NYSE: IVZ) PowerShares unit, the fourth-largest U.S. issuer of exchange traded funds, said Wednesday it is temporarily halting creations of new shares of in 11 ETFs, including the PowerShares ...

  • Positioning for a Junior Miners ETF Rebound ETF Trends - Wed, Feb 25, 2015 2:00 PM EST

    Just a few weeks, gold miners and the corresponding exchange traded funds were the talk of the ETF realm, soaring to start the new year. By late January, five of the top 10 non-leveraged ETFs on a year-to-date ...

  • A-Shares ETF Draws Bearish Bets ETF Trends - Wed, Feb 25, 2015 1:00 PM EST

    In the Chinese zodiac, 2015 is the year of the goat, but a popular exchange traded fund tracking China’s onshore equities is getting bearish treatment. The Deutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ...

  • Brazil ETF Stung by Petrobras Downgrade ETF Trends - Wed, Feb 25, 2015 12:30 PM EST

    Shares of Petrobras (NYSE: PBR), Brazil’s state-controlled oil company, are off 7% Wednesday on volume that appears likely to eclipse the daily average after Moody’s Investors Service lowered its rating ...

  • Easy Money Could Fuel Overseas Small-Cap ETFs ETF Trends - Wed, Feb 25, 2015 11:30 AM EST

    The flow of easy money has fueled the U.S. equities market, and with global central banks turning on their money printing presses, the global push toward riskier assets may help lift broad international ...

  • The Various Costs of Trading ETFs ETF Trends - Wed, Feb 25, 2015 11:00 AM EST

    Investors can access exchange traded funds on a normal brokerage account throughout the day. Consequently, people should be aware of all the explicit and implicit costs of using the investment vehicle. ...

  • Renters Are Stuck, Continue to Support Residential REITs ETFs ETF Trends - Wed, Feb 25, 2015 10:30 AM EST

    The residential real estate investment trust-related exchange traded fund could continue to pay dividends, as rent prices rise and Americans are forced to push aside new home purchases. The iShares Residential ...

  • How ETFs Are Traded ETF Trends - Wed, Feb 25, 2015 10:00 AM EST

    Exchange traded funds help advisors and investors gain exposure to broad areas of the market or focused segments through an easy-to-use investment vehicle. However, people should understand how their ETFs ...

  • Active Management Works for MLP ETF ETF Trends - Wed, Feb 25, 2015 9:30 AM EST

    Active management has come under increased scrutiny in recent years due to an alarming rate of such managers failing to outperform their benchmarks. “The passive approach to ETF investing is increasingly ...

  • ETFGI’s Fuhr Talks ETF Flows, Industry Growth ETF Trends - Wed, Feb 25, 2015 9:00 AM EST

    ETFGI found Debbie Fuhr ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon at the ETF.com Inside ETFs conference in Hollywood, Fla. to discuss flows into exchange traded funds and the exponential growth of the ETF industry. ...

  • Fed Concerned About Money Market Funds ETF Trends - Wed, Feb 25, 2015 8:20 AM EST

    The Federal Reserve expressed concern that money market mutual funds and exchange traded funds could be vulnerable to stress during calamitous market environments, according to a monetary policy report ...

  • With Gundlach’s Entry, Active Bond ETF Competition Rises ETF Trends - Wed, Feb 25, 2015 8:00 AM EST

    Fixed income exchange traded funds are enjoying a banner year of inflows, but one of the biggest stories for bond ETFs this year is the entry of Jeff Gundlach’s DoubleLine Capital into the actively managed ...

  • Social Media ETF Could Finally be Ready to Socialize ETF Trends - Wed, Feb 25, 2015 7:30 AM EST

    After bottoming in early May 2014, the Global X Social Media Index ETF (NasdaqGM: SOCL) proceeded to rally nearly 20% through Sept. 11, 2014, but after that, the lone dedicated social media exchange traded ...

  • Goldman Sachs Wins SEC Approval for ETFs ETF Trends - Tue, Feb 24, 2015 5:16 PM EST

    Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS), the largest U.S. investment bank, is inching closer to becoming a player in the exchange traded funds arena after the Securities and Exchange Commission granted the company permission ...

  • Lydon Talks Currency Hedged Europe ETFs on CNBC ETF Trends - Tue, Feb 24, 2015 4:54 PM EST

    ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC Tuesday to discuss the advantages of currency hedged exchange traded ETFs in a strong dollar environment. Lydon highlighted the  Deutsche X-Trackers MSCI ...

  • As Large Banks Slow, Small-Cap Financial ETFs Could Lead ETF Trends - Tue, Feb 24, 2015 3:01 PM EST

    Wall Street banks are stumbling but smaller regional and community banks, along with related exchange traded funds, could pick up the pace. For example, the First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index ...

  • Nasdaq’s Rise Jolts Internet ETF ETF Trends - Tue, Feb 24, 2015 2:14 PM EST

    Internet exchange traded funds are enjoying the Nasdaq Composite’s ongoing flirtation with the 5,000 area, a level last seen during the height of the technology bubble. There are several catalysts that ...

  • Hedge Funds Flock to Junk Bond ETFs ETF Trends - Tue, Feb 24, 2015 1:30 PM EST

    Rather than scouring the universe of high-yield corporate debt for specific issues, hedge funds are increasingly turning to exchange traded funds for exposure to junk-rated corporate bonds. ETFs such as ...

  • Yes, Healthcare ETFs can Keep Rising ETF Trends - Tue, Feb 24, 2015 1:00 PM EST

    The Health Care Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLV) was the second-best of the nine sector SPDR exchange traded funds last year, trailing only the Utilities Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLU) on its way ...

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