Coming & Going: November 2011

Published on by on November 2, 2011

October ETF Launches
Ticker ETF Assets
(In Millions)
Avg. Volume
UXVY Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF $1.4  37,900 
SVXY Short VIX Short-Term Futures ETF $5.8  15,300 
FXCH CurrencyShares Chinesenminbi Trust $7.8  400 
TTFS Trim Tabs Float Shrink ETF $6.1  12,300 
LSKY ETRACS Monthly 2x Leveraged ISE Cloud Computing TR Index ETN $20.2  6,000 
SGGG Small Cap Aggresive Growth ETF $6.0  100 
SCOG Small Cap Consistent Growth ETF $6.0  100 
SCLP Small Cap Low P/E ETF $6.2  100 
SCTR Small Cap Contrarian ETF $12.4  300 
BOIL Ultra DJ-UBS Natural Gas $3.6  9,400 
KOLD UltraShort DJ-UBS Natural Gas $4.4  9,400 
CHLC Market Vectors Renminbi Bond ETF $2.5  1,100 
IPAL 2x Inverse Palladium ETN $2.1  n/a 
LPAL 2x Long Palladium ETN $2.9  3,400 
IPLT 2x Inverse Platinum ETN $4.4  300 
LPLT 2x Long Platinum ETN $5.6  900 
DSLV 3x Inverse Silver ETN $5.5  28,100 
USLV 3x Long Silver ETN $15.3  139,100 
DGLD 3x Inverse Gold ETN $2.2  1,300 
UGLD 3x Long Gold ETN $2.8  13,000 
SCHD US Dividend Equity ETF $7.8  177,200 
USMV MSCI USA Minimum Volatility Index Fund $2.6  2,100 
EFAV MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility Index Fund $10.1  n/a 
EEMV MSCI Emerging Markets Minimum Volatility Index Fund $10.1  n/a 
ACWV MSCI All Country World Minimum Volatility Index Fund $10.4  n/a 
LEMB Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Fund $30.8  n/a 
 DRGS Global Big Pharma ETN n/a  n/a 
AUNZ Australian & New Zealand Debt Fund n/a  n/a 

October was one of the best month’s that equities have seen in many years, as the S&P 500 tacked on nearly 10.8%. But while global markets were active, the ETF industry stayed busy for yet another month, bringing a wealth of new products for investors to choose from.

In total, 28 new funds hit the market, bringing us to a grand total of 275 on the year. At the current pace, we will certainly shatter the 300 mark by the time 2011 draws to a close.

For those looking to find their way through these uncertain times, we outline all 28 new ETF launches in October to help investors decide which choices may be right for their portfolio:

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