ETFs For March Madness (VT, BJK, GLTR)

By
Devon Layne
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.

 

 

ETF DAILY DATA

International equity funds like 'HEDJ' and 'EFAV' added assets on Thursday, Jan. 29, as total U.S.-listed ETF assets rose above $2 trillion.

'SPY,' 'XLF,' 'XLI' and 'BIL' paced SSgA's issuer-leading outflows on Thursday Jan. 29, as total U.S.-listed ETF assets rose above $2 trillion.

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