Coming & Going: January 2011

Published on by on January 3, 2011

December ETF Launches
Ticker ETF Assets Avg. Volume
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bear 2x Shares $4 168,000
EWEF Rydex MSCI EAFE Equal Weight ETF $16 1,800
EWEM Rydex MSCI Emerging Markets Equal Weight ETF $12 1,400
EWRI Rydex Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF $7 9,000
EWRM Rydex Russell Midcap Equal Weight ETF $6 2,700
EWRS Rydex Russell 2000 Equal Weight ETF $6 9,000
FLYX Direxion Airline Shares $3 3,000
HYLD Peritus High Yield ETF $15 3,000
KBWD KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio $2 7,000
KBWP KBW Property & Casualty Insurance Portfolio $2 4,000
KBWX KBW International Financial Portfolio $2 4,000
KBWY KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio $2 4,000
NUGT Daily Gold Miners Bull 2X Shares $3 183,000
RALS ProShares Launches Long/Short RAFI ETF $4 3,000
TRND RBS US Large Cap Trendpilot ETN $4 600
WITE Physical White Metal Basket Shares $38 158,000
XVIX E-TRACS Daily Long-Short VIX ETN $20 26,000

December started off as another incredibly active month in the ETF industry, with a wave of new fund launches coming in the first few days. Then the second half of the month featured a typical holiday slowdown, as issuers pulled back and avoided introducing new funds during a stretch when trading volumes drop off considerably.

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