New Rare Earth Metals ETF Off to a Running Start

October 28, 2010

Van Eck launched a new ETF seeking to capitalize on the headlines surrounding concerns over a controversial China quota restriction (embargo) on Rare Earth metals out of China.  There are several such metals that are needed for high tech industries and applications ranging from weaponry to GPS systems and without these metals, both technological and […]

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New ETF Review: Wildcatters Exploration & Production ETF

January 24, 2010

Jefferies has brought forth an ambitious Wildcatters Exploration & Production ETF that will likely provide investors with a unique niche opportunity to play the small cap energy sector in a diversified manner without having to pick stocks individually.  The can, however, expect more volatility than holding a broader market or large cap energy ETF. Name: […]

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ETF Review: New China Tech Fund Looks Promising

December 9, 2009

This newly launched ETF will be extremely volatile for two reasons: Tech and China, each of which carry high Beta on their own in contrast to US equities at large.  This fund will perform well as long as the long term economic growth and prosperity in China continues, coupled with rising speculative stock purchases in […]

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