Four ETFs offer pure-play exposure to global infrastructure. But each defines the term differently. Here's a look at the choices.
As the world digs itself out of recession, government-backed projects are funneling billions of dollars into creating new bridges, roads and tunnels.
Claymore plans to use Delta Global as its subadviser to manage three new active ETFs.
In mid-October, two ETF providers launched infrastructure ETFs within a 24-hour period. First Trust Advisors rolled out the First Trust ISE Global Engineering and Construction Index Fund (NYSEArca: FLM), which takes a global focus, followed quickly the next day by PowerShares' introduction of the PowerShares Emerging Markets Infrastructure Portfolio (NYSEArca: PXR).