Coming & Going: January 2012

Published on by on January 4, 2012

December ETF Launches
Ticker ETF Assets (In Millions) Avg. Volume
FLRN SPDR Barclays Capital Investment Grade Floating Rate ETF $6  1,500
INFL DB US Inflation ETN  n/a  100
DEFL DB US Deflation ETN  n/a  200
QQQM NASDAQ 400 Mid Cap ETF $2.4 300
QQQV NASDAQ 500 ETF $2.4  1,100
GREK FTSE Greece 20 ETF $1.3  3,200
KNOW All Cap Insider Sentiment Shares $3.7  9,200
INSD Large Cap Insider Sentiment Shares $3.7  9,600
TNDQ NASDAQ-100 Trendpilot ETN  n/a 2,200

The coming of the new year hasn’t slowed down the rapid pace of the ETF industry, with December showing high levels of activity on the product development front. This past month saw the debut of a number of first-to-market products as well several new and intriguing investment strategies.

The total new ETF launches for 2011 shattered previous records, with 284 products hitting the markets. Nine of those debuted during the month of December.

For those looking to find their way through these uncertain times, we outline all 9 ETF launches in December to help investors decide which choices may be right for their portfolio:

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