Actionable ETF Investment Ideas: May 2011

Published on by on May 2, 2011

April was another relatively good month for most investors, as another earnings season conveyed relatively positive results and sentiment (with a handful of disappointments thrown in as well). The last several weeks have also seen a continuation of rallies in many commodity markets, with several natural resources touching new all-time highs. Sentiment around many commodities, however, is seemingly turning negative in the wake of the tremendous run-ups, and ETFs may present an interesting option for those seeking short exposure.

After a stellar month of April that saw impressive performances across the board, we continue to see a slew of attractive assets in the current environment. Below, we profile equity and commodity funds that we believe make for compelling investment cases, and even pick a corner of the Treasury market that is a good opportunity:

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