ETF Report

Battered Energy ETFs Refueling?

After a wild ride last year, it looks like the most obvious choice is the best choice in energy.

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Top Energy ETFs Of 2016

These ETFs performed the best in a comeback year for oil.

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ETFs To Consider As US Oil Output Tumbles

The oil market is quickly rebalancing, suggesting upside ahead for energy ETFs.

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Rydex ETFs To Get Guggenheim Name

It’s official: Rydex ETFs will have the Guggenheim name from March 1.

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Nothing Wrong With A Little Weight

Just because a fund is top-heavy doesn’t mean it’s broken.

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Energy ETFs Look Prospective, S&P Says

Rising oil prices and growth make energy ETFs worth looking at—for now.

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SPDRs Spread Their Web

SSgA has filed for the right to launch 16 new international ETFs, in one of the most important ETF filings in recent history. The new funds will give SSgA a complete lineup of global and regional ETFs, and will position the company to capitalize on the growing interest in international investing. The filings will put significant pressure on BGI, which has had, until this year, a near monopoly on international ETFs.

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ETF Report

 Rydex adds nine sectors

The Rockville, Md-based mutual fund and ETF manager, Rydex Investments, added nine equal weight sectors to its growing cadre of ETFs. All nine were listed in early November and all track the following S&P equal weight sector indexes: consumer discretionary (AMEX: RCD); consumer staples (AMEX: RHS); energy (AMEX: RYE); financial services (AMEX: RYF); healthcare (AMEX: RGI); industrial (AMEX: RGI); basic materials (AMEX: RYT); technology (AMEX: RTM); and utilities (AMEX: RYU).

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Rydex Rolling

Rydex Investments launches nine equal-weight sector funds, as it builds its successful equal-weight ETF franchise.