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Senior Analyst Michael Johnston on BNNMichael Johnston, senior analyst at ETF Database, appeared on live television this morning to discuss a few ETFs that would serve as possible hedges against inflation, including:

  • WisdomTree Dreyfus Emerging Currency Fund (CEW)
  • IndexIQ CPI Inflation Hedged ETF (CPI)
  • Claymore/Clear Global Timber Fund (CUT)
  • Market Vectors TR Gold Miners Fund (GDX)
  • IndexIQ ARB Global Resources ETF (GRES)

Watch the full interview at BNN.

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Beyond TIP: 10 ETFs To Protect Against Inflation

by on January 15, 2010 | Updated November 6, 2012

Over the last year, U.S. equity markets have staged a remarkable recovery as volatility has plummeted and the emergency stimulus measures implemented amidst heated debate appear to have had their intended effect. Indications that unemployment may be close to peaking and that consumer confidence is on the rise once again only add fuel to the recovery fire [for ETF industry news, sign up for the Free ETFdb Newsletter]. [click to continue…]

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Ten ETF Ideas For 2010

by on December 29, 2009

Many investors will be sorry to see 2009 end. Following one of the most disruptive years in recent memory in 2008, almost every asset class participated in a stellar recovery this year. At the depth of the recession, fear trumped reason, and irrational anxieties pushed many assets, including ETFs, well below their intrinsic value. Much […]

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IndexIQ, the ETF issuer behind the first hedge fund ETFs, has brought its fifth exchange-traded product to market, the IQ ARB Merger Arbitrage ETF. The fund began trading Tuesday on the NYSE Arca Exchange under the clever ticker MNA. The new ETF will track the IQ ARB Merger Arbitrage Index, a benchmark that includes global […]

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IndexIQ, the New York-based developer of alternative indexes and exchange-traded funds, has taken the first step towards launching a 130/30 ETF, filing a 40-APP application with the SEC earlier this week. IndexIQ currently maintains the IQ 130/30 Index, a rules-based benchmark that employs fundamental factors to select U.S. stocks with a long exposure of 130% […]

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WisdomTree, a leader in the fundamental ETF and currency fund spaces, has registered the Real Return Fund (RRF) with the SEC, the next step in bringing to market an ETF that is designed to protect investor capital against the ravages of inflation. According to the filing, the proposed fund would seek to “provide investors with […]

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October was another busy month for the ETF industry, with the launch of several new funds, including a handful that will compete directly with well-established ETFs and some that seek to address potential regulatory issues facing traditional commodity products. Highlights from the month included:

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IndexIQ, a pioneer in the hedge fund ETF industry, has expanded its product line to include two new ETFs designed to provide protection against inflation: the IQ CPI Inflation Hedged ETF (CPI) and IQ ARB Global Resources ETF (GRES). These ETFs hit the market at a time when investors are becoming increasingly concerned about the […]

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