ETF Report

 Five Funds To Watch For In 2010

We’re in an amazing era in terms of the evolution of ETFs. In just the past couple of years, we’ve seen the launch of the first truly active ETFs, the advent of 300 percent leveraged and -300 percent inverse ETFs and an explosion in coverage of emerging and frontier markets. All told, 77 new ETFs came to market in the first nine months of 2009, with nine of those attracting more than $100 million in assets.

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Real Estate, Financials Lead In August

Real estate and financials lead in August as emerging markets ETFs lag.

ETF Report

 Van Eck Launches Small-Cap Brazil ETF

Van Eck Global expanded its suite of ETFs in early May with the launch of the Market Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF (NYSE Arca: BRF), the first Brazilian small-cap ETF available in the world.