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Here is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive short selling opportunities. The ETFs included in this list are rated as sell candidates for two reasons. First, each of these funds is deemed to be in a downtrend based on the fact that it is trading below its 200-day and 50-day moving averages, which are popular indicators for gauging long-term and medium-term trends, respectively. [click to continue…]

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Six months have passed in 2013 and the financial world has had plenty to buzz about. From a bull run in U.S. to worries over the stability of the global economy, the first half of the year has been one of the most memorable stretches the investing world has seen in a long time. Already, we have seen 65 new ETFs debut, as the industry continues to expand and offer more ways to slice-and-dice the market. With two quarters of the year on the books, we take a look back at some of the wildest charts in the ETF world to have surfaced in 2013 [for more ETF news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter]: [click to continue…]

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Since the economic slowdown in 2008, investors have slowly started to shed their domestic fund bias and started to search the world for greener pastures. As one of the most diverse markets, Asia has become a haven for both risk adverse and long term investors looking for firms in developed economies, and a home for […]

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Though investor confidence was somewhat tested this week after the latest developments in the eurozone, bullish sentiment still remains a dominant force on Wall Street, with equity indexes continuing into uncharted territory. With more investors getting in on the action, issuers are lining up to fill the product pipelines. Guinness Atkinson, known for its alternative […]

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The 2012 Summer Olympic Games have been a spectacle of fierce competition and a seemingly never-ending journey in pushing the limits of the human body. This year’s games, which began on July 27 and officially end on August 12, have effortlessly captured our attention as athletes from 204 nations have gathered to compete in 26 sports. With […]

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ETFs have gathered more than $1 trillion in assets thanks to a number of structural advantages, including enhanced transparency, significant tax advantages, and intraday liquidity. But make no mistake about it: the ETF boom has been fueled in large part by an increased attention to expenses, and intensifying desire among investors to minimize their fees. […]

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Ex-Japan ETFs In Focus

by on February 20, 2012

Most investors looking to generate alpha and accumulate wealth over the long term spend the bulk of their time determining which asset classes should be included in their portfolio, either as long-term building blocks or shorter-term tactical allocations. But sometimes the most effective means of generating excess returns is not identifying and overweighting the top […]

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Van Eck Plans Mongolia ETF

by on May 24, 2011 | Updated November 20, 2012

Van Eck, the issuer behind a number of country-specific emerging markets ETFs, recently laid the groundwork to launch what would be the industry’s first Mongolia ETF. In an SEC filing last week, the company outlined an ETF that would seek to replicate a to-be-determined index that would consist of companies domiciled and primarily listed on […]

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Vanguard led all ETF issuers in cash inflows last year, thanks in no small part to a shift among investors towards the most cost-efficient ETF options. Now the company is lowering expenses on six of its international equity ETFs, reflecting greater efficiencies realized in the form of asset growth and operating cost reductions. The ETFs […]

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The reasons for the rise of the ETF industry are numerous: intraday liquidity, (potentially) superior tax efficiency, and enhanced transparency relative to traditional actively-managed mutual funds have all contributed to the billions of dollars of inflows that these funds have seen in recent years. But the real attraction for most ETF investors is the reduced […]

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Throughout the first half of 2009, emerging market ETFs have been a hot discussion topic and investment option, with much of the attention focused on stellar returns to BRIC funds and the boom in the Chinese real estate market. While that attention is much deserved, these behemoths have overshadowed an investment jewel in Southeast Asia […]

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