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17 Finance Professors Preaching ETFs To Their Students

[credit provider=”Stanford” url=”http://www.stanford.edu/~wfsharpe/”] Since the dawn of financial innovation, legendary gurus have always held the spotlight, as these individuals helped shape and develop the market we know today. Though their contributions are certainly significant, there is one group of sometimes overlooked individuals who have continually played a major role in […]
17 Finance Professors Preaching ETFs To Their Students
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10 Things You Should Know About ETFs

As the exchange-traded world continues to expand, many investors find themselves asking the same questions about how these products work. Of course, not everyone is as vocal about their curiosities, leaving a number of unanswered questions in the space. In an ongoing effort to keep you educated about the ETF world, […]
10 Things You Should Know About ETFs
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UBS Launched A New ETN With A Mind-Blowing 24.8% Yield

UBS continued to expand its suite of income-oriented products this week by debuting an ETN that will offer monthly leveraged exposure to an index consisting of mortgage REITs. The new ETRACS Monthly Pay 2x Leveraged Mortgage REIT ETN (MORL) will offer 2x monthly exposure to the Market Vectors Global Mortgage REITs […]
UBS Launched A New ETN With A Mind-Blowing 24.8% Yield
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You Can Now Trade ‘Black Swan’ ETFs…In Canada

Innovation in the ETF industry has become standard over the past several years, with countless first-to-market products opening up new asset classes and strategies. And it turns out that the U.S. isn’t the only place where product development is going full throttle; our neighbours to the north have recently rolled […]
You Can Now Trade ‘Black Swan’ ETFs…In Canada
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5 High-Risk ETFs For The Ultra-Bulls

Though the second quarter has gotten off to a rocky, investors are turning their eyes to earnings season to continue the bull run that has defined 2012. The past few days have seen markets all over the board, as Alcoa kicked off earnings season with a bang, leading many investors […]
5 High-Risk ETFs For The Ultra-Bulls
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Here Are 3 ETFs That Should Do Well When Stocks Tank

If the second half of 2011 was characterised by rampant stock market volatility and looming uncertainty, the atmosphere on Wall Street could be described as the exact opposite thus far in 2012. Economic data releases on the home front have taken centre stage in recent months as better-than-expected results from the […]
Here Are 3 ETFs That Should Do Well When Stocks Tank
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Will PIMCO’s Total Return ETF Be A Gamechanger?

Bond fund giant PIMCO launched its highly anticipated Total Return ETF (TRXT) on Thursday, bringing to market an exchange-traded version of the mutual fund that has accumulated about $250 billion in assets since its debut in the 1980s. The new ETF is the most eagerly anticipated product launch of the […]
Will PIMCO’s Total Return ETF Be A Gamechanger?
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Here Are 11 ETFs That’ll Enable You To Invest Like UBS In 2012

Equity markets have taken a wild ride this past year as everything from an unimaginable earthquake in Japan to a looming debt crisis in Europe has taken its toll on investors’ confidence. As 2011 draws to a close, many are left scratching their heads in confusion and uncertainty, given the […]
Here Are 11 ETFs That’ll Enable You To Invest Like UBS In 2012
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10 Unexpected Observations On Year-To-Date ETF Returns

With the finish line in sight, it’s fairly safe to say that 2011 will be remembered by most investors as a wild, back-and-forth year that brought plenty of both hope and despair. A hot start raised optimism of a continued recovery after a generally impressive 2011, but the summer months […]
10 Unexpected Observations On Year-To-Date ETF Returns
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Fear Index Spikes And China Sinks

Global equity markets tanked to end the third quarter as worries over financials dragged down shares across the world. The Dow finished lower by about 2.2% while the broader indexes suffered more severe gains as the S&P 500 fell by 2.5% and the Nasdaq sank by 2.6% for the day. […]
Fear Index Spikes And China Sinks
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Three ETFs To Monitor As Hurricane Irene Wreaks Havoc

[credit provider=”AP images”] Though most investors will be focused on comments from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and our U.S. GDP results, there will be another name to remember as we head into the weekend; Irene.Now that we are midway through hurricane season, which lasts from the beginning of June through […]
Three ETFs To Monitor As Hurricane Irene Wreaks Havoc
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POLL: Are You Invested In Silver?

Silver soared to a new record high today, its rise attributed to everything from an increase in inflation fears, to worries over the U.S. dollar, to the actions of a particular bank.
POLL: Are You Invested In Silver?
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Three Alternative Energy ETFs To Watch As Japan Drama Plays Out

[credit provider=”Richard Drew / AP Photo” url=”http://www.sacbee.com/2011/03/11/3467919/stocks-edge-lower-on-earthquake.html”] The massive earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan earlier this month have dominated the headlines in recent weeks, as the fallout from the natural disaster continues and efforts to rebuild the country figure to take years to complete.The humanitarian crisis in Japan has […]
Three Alternative Energy ETFs To Watch As Japan Drama Plays Out