January Edition Of ETF Edge Now Available

by on January 4, 2011

The January 2011 issue of ETF Edge, the monthly ETF Newsletter, is now available to ETFdb Pro subscribers. This month’s issue takes a look back at 2010 and look forward to what the ETF industry might hold for 2011. Also included this month is a databank of all U.S.-listed ETFs by ETFdb Category, including 2010 performance and expense data for each product. Other highlights include:

  • Heard On The Street: In an expanded version of this section, we take a look at all the big stories in the ETF industry over the last month, including regulatory insights, and a focus on some of the more complex products to hit the market recently. Of particular interest to investors this month is likely to be the numerous additions in the Volatility ETFdb Category as well as a host of ETNs tracking various other indexes.
  • Actionable ETF Investment Ideas: This month’s actionable investment ideas include our pick for the sector of the U.S. economy expected to surge in 2011 and a seasonal long/short idea.
  • ETFdb Portfolios: Two of our ETF experts lay out their all-ETF model portfolios, explaining their methodology for allocating assets in the current environment.
  • Coming and Going: December saw a flurry of activity; in an expanded version of this section, we take a look at the investment thesis behind all of the new ETPs to debut last month.
  • ETF Milestones: In a new addition to Edge, we look at all of the ETFs that hit three-year and five-year milestones in December, becoming eligible for inclusion in “age restricted” portfolios.
  • ETF Spotlight: In this segment, we highlight an ETF that is flying under the radars of most investors, but that may present an intriguing investment option in the current environment. The January edition focuses on an intriguing addition to the VIX-related ETF lineup.
  • ETF Scorecard: In the final scorecard of 2010, we examine some of the leaders and laggards based on weighting methodologies in order to see how the different methods stack up–showing some surprising results for many of the most popular ETFs.
  • Sector & Region Outlook: After a furious December rally, the pricing multiples around the globe seemingly present some interesting opportunities.
  • Inside The ETFdb 60 Index: We take a look at the biggest gainers and losers in our all-ETF index for the month of December, taking a closer look at some of the drivers for each.
  • Now Is The Season To: Coming off another stellar year for small caps, it may be time to adjust your international allocation.
  • ETFdb Databank: A new addition to Edge, this section features sortable performance and expense data for all 1,000+ U.S.-listed ETPs, organized by ETFdb Category.

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