Features and News

Timber ETF Ready To Turn?

Timber may be poised to increase in value if homebuilder ETFs are truly on the rebound, according to an article on ETF Trends.

Michael Gayed, contributor to ETF Trends, highlighted the Guggenhiem Timber ETF (NYSEArca: CUT), and compared it to the iShares S&P 500 (NYSEArca: IVV) as an indicator of the demand for wood.

Gayed stressed in the article that CUT should see a direct benefit if homebuilding makes a comeback.

Features and News

McCall’s Call: ETFs For 2011, Part I

With 2011 just around the corner, it's time to look at hot ETFs for the New Year.

Features and News

McCall’s Call: Scandinavia Is More Than A Tourist Destination

The New Jersey-based financial adviser debuts with ‘McCall’s Call’ on IndexUniverse.com, a weekly column that will feature actionable investment ideas using ETFs that are based on current trends in financial markets and the economy.

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).

Features and News

As Inflation Heats Up, How Much Can TIPS Really Help?

The huge gap in inflation expectations between the market and CPI readings raises fundamental questions about TIPS' scope and reach. 

ETF Report

 New Alternative Energy, China iShares

Barclays Global Investors launched four funds in June. Two cover alternative energy markets; the other two cover the timber industry and China.