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Wiandt on CNBC: Hot Commodity ETFs

What’s not to like about commodity ETFs with tickers like “MOO,” “CORN” and “PBJ”?

ETF.com Analysis

Why Is No One Buying UGA?

Commodity ETF investors have managed to miss all the major bull markets of 2009. Where’s the love for the lead, copper and gasoline ETPs?

Journal Of Indexes

Around The World Of ETFs

PowerShares Launches First ETFs Of ETFs

PowerShares once again broke new ground in the exchange-traded fund industry with the launch of the first ETFs of ETFs, the PowerShares Autonomic Global Asset Portfolios. The three funds were launched May 20 and track indexes of ETFs designed by Boston-based advisory firm New Frontier Advisors (NFA).

ETF Report

 Barclays Carbon And Commodity ETNs

In late June, Barclays launched 11 new exchange-traded notes through its iPaths lineup, including a note that tracks carbon emissions. Linked to the Barclays Capital Global Carbon Index Total Return, the iPath Global Carbon ETN (NYSEArca: GRN) is the first exchange-traded product designed to provide investors with exposure to the global price of carbon.