Markets surged in the month since the election. Here are the ETFs that have outperformed.
Rising oil prices and growth make energy ETFs worth looking at—for now.
John Serrapere of Arrow Insights adjusts his portfolio for the troubles to come. M&A funds, VIX ETNs and commodities are attractive.
The odds of a double-dip recession are growing. Emerging markets and corporate bonds appear vulnerable. But some areas look attractive.
iShares launched seven new exchange-traded funds on the London Stock Exchange this morning, including four fixed income funds and three equity ETFs. The four fixed income ETFs are:
iShares Barclays Euro Government Bond 5-7 ETF (LSE: IEGY): tracks 10-year bonds issued by EMU member states with a remaining maturity of 5-7 years.
iShares Barclays Euro Government Bond 10-15 ETF (LSE: IEGZ): tracks 10-15 year maturity bonds issued by EMU member states.
What trends have been driving ETF performance in 2007?
The Market Vectors Steel (AMEX: SLX) turned in the best first-halfperformance of any exchange-traded fund (ETF), posting a 42.46 percentrise since January. That easily topped the nearest competition, theiShares Brazil (NYSE: EWZ) fund, which turned in a 30.8% return.Clearly, metals, energy and emerging markets were the places to be forthe first half of this year.
China and gold lead volatile markets