Eric Rosenbaum

ETF Report

 Comparing Commodity ETFs

Commodity exchange-traded products have suffered mightily in recent months. But with major commodity benchmarks like the DJ-AIG Commodity Index hitting five-year lows in November, some investors are wondering if the worst is over. If that's the case, which broad-based commodity ETF should you buy?

Features and News

Lyxor Launches Leverage And Short ETFs In Amsterdam

Lyxor Asset Management on Dec. 10 listed two new exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on Euronext Amsterdam, offering long and short exposure to the primary equity index of Dutch companies. 

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New ETF Manager Files First Islamic ETF For U.S.

Copycats are out, and niche strategies are in, as more managers enter the ETF space. 

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Seven Rydex Inverse Funds Expect '08 Distributions

Seven Rydex inverse funds will make distributions on Dec. 19 ranging from 8% to 73%, according to the firm.

 

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Tides Change As Investors Return To Commodities ETFs

Investors bought long and leveraged commodity ETFs in a big way in November. Has the sector turned the corner and found renewed popularity?

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Global X's CEO Bruno Del Ama: We're No Copycats

The upstart firm plans to focus on places like the Philippines, Colombia, Peru, Egypt and Nordic markets where little, if any, competition exists.

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Clearing Corp. Moves To Increase ETF Liquidity

The change also allows the NSCC to process transactions for less frequently traded bond funds.

Features and News

Thailand Exchange Set To Launch ETF

The exchange is setting a goal for 2009 of increasing its retail investment base by about 100,000 investors.

ETF Report

 REITs: Where Has The Diversification Benefit Gone?

Over the past decade, REITs have changed from a marginal financial product to a full-blown asset class, on par with stocks, bonds and commodities. Market academicians have fawned over REITS for providing strong returns with low correlations to the broader equity markets.