ETFs For March Madness (VT, BJK, GLTR)

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March 12, 2012
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What does March Madness have to do with ETFs? The NCAA Basketball Tournament may increase casino activity, increase bandwidth, limit productivity and pump up media companies, according to a Benzinga article.

According to the report, the following funds may be positively or negatively affected by the NCAA tournament:

  • Market Vectors Gaming ETF (NYSEArca: BJK)
  • PowerShares Dynamic Leisure & Entertainment Portfolio (NYSEArca: PEJ)
  • PowerShares Dynamic Media Portfolio (NYSEArca: PBS)
  • Vanguard Total World Stock Index ETF (NYSEArca: VT)
  • ETFS Physical PM Basket Shares (NYSEArca: GLTR)

 

Check out Benzinga.com for the full breakdown on the funds listed above.

 

 

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