ETF Report

 Precious Metals Or Precious Miners?

If you've watched the roller coaster of gold prices, you might be a bit queasy. And if that upset stomach made you think about returning to the world of equities through gold miners, you wouldn't be alone. Precious metals mining ETFs now hold $12.4 billion in AUM. But what exactly are you getting with this not-quite-gold exposure?

Features and News

Dion's Thursday ETF Winners And Losers

Various factors led to a few surprises and disappointments in the ETF world on Thursday, with some funds seeing jumps of up to 2 percent, while others fell by nearly 5 percent, according to an article on The Street.

Street contributor Don Dion reflected on the best- and worst-performing ETF of Thursday.

Those highlighted in the winning category and their daily returns include:

Features and News

E-Trade Rolls Out Free ETF Trading Program

E-Trade jumps into the world of free ETF trades, but interestingly, with little fanfare. Analysis

Sprott’s Silver Call To Arms

Anytime Eric Sprott or anyone with a vested interest in a specific asset opines about that asset, his or her words should be taken with a grain of salt.

Features and News

Global X Debuts First Aluminum Equities ETF

Global X rolls out the world’s first pure aluminum equities ETF.

ETF Report

 ETFs: 2010 And The Outlook For 2011

As this issue of ETFR goes to press, the U.S. ETF industry just cleared a major milestone: Total industry assets under management have reached the magic $1 trillion barrier. Pop the champagne corks!