Now Is The Season To: January 2012

Published on by on January 4, 2012

Consider Low Volatility ETFs

Investors have digested an overwhelming majority of better-than-expected economic data reports on the home front over the last few months in 2011; however, uncertainty stemming from overseas has translated into volatility on Wall Street, making it very difficult to navigate across the sea of equity market turmoil. Prospects for the new year are riddled with doubt as an unresolved Euro zone debt crisis looms over the markets, while many are also anxious of a potential gridlock that may arise from the upcoming U.S. presidential election. A new breed of low volatility ETFs have surged in popularity as many have turned to these innovative products in search of targeted exposure to “safer” stocks amidst the unpredictable economic backdrop. 

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FactorShares 2X: Gold Bull/S&P500 Bear (FSG) is a leveraged spread ETF designed for investors who believe gold will increase in value relative to large-cap U.S. equities in one day or less. FSG seeks to track approximately +200% of the daily return of the S&P Gold – Equity Spread Total Return Index (before fees and expenses) by primarily establishing a leveraged long position in Gold Futures and a leveraged short position in the E-mini S&P 500 Stock Price Index™ Futures.