Actionable ETF Investment Ideas: July 2011

Published on by on July 1, 2011 | Updated August 1, 2011

The first half of 2011 is now in the rear view mirror, and there was no shortage of activity during the first six months of the year. Many equity ETFs are solidly in the black year-to-date, thanks in large part to an impressive rally to close out the second quarter. But the global economy certainly isn’t in the clear yet; plenty of hurdles remain, both in developed and emerging economies.

Against this backdrop, we outline four actionable ETF ideas we believe are poised for outperformance over the next 30 to 90 days, including a long/short play in Latin America, a bet on commodity producers, and an alternative to SPY that is increasingly difficult to ignore:

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