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AdvisorShares has made another addition to its lineup of actively-managed ETFs, recently debuting a fund that will focus on the concept of sustainable investing. The new Global Echo ETF (GIVE) will be structured as a core allocation that will seek out sustainable investment-themed opportunities across various asset classes, including fixed income, equities, and alternatives. The GIVE portfolio will include individual securities as well as other ETFs [see also 101 ETF Lessons Every Financial Advisor Should Learn].  [click to continue…]

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The coming of the new year hasn’t slowed down the rapid pace of the ETF industry, with December showing high levels of activity on the product development front. December saw the debut of a number of first-to-market products as well several new and intriguing investment strategies. ETF issuers did not slow down the pace as a slew of new filings continued to pile in up until the end 2011 [for updates on all new ETFs, sign up for the free ETFdb newsletter]:

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Global X, the relatively new ETF issuer that has already gathered more than $1 billion in assets, announced that it will close eight of its ETFs in the first quarter of 2012. Each of the ETFs to be closed has struggled to build assets during relatively short times on the market; they all launched at […]

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Five Equity ETFs With Low Betas For A Rocky Market

by on September 6, 2011 | Updated November 21, 2012

To call the last few weeks volatile would be an understatement. Markets have some of their most violent trading days in recent memory, as the beginning of August brought multiple days with swings higher than 5% in major equities indices. Amid a botched debt negotiation and a downgrade of U.S. debts by Standard and Poor’s, […]

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Investors can’t seem to catch a break from volatile trading on Wall Street as financial woes in Europe and debt ceiling drama at home are putting significant pressure on equity markets across the globe. Politicians in Washington D.C. have been struggling to compromise on a viable plan for modifying the debt-ceiling as well as outlining […]

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Global X, the New York-based ETF behind a number of funds offering exposure to various subsets of the global food industry, announced the latest expansion to its product lineup today with the launch of the Global X Farming ETF (BARN). The product marks the 34th fund in total from the company and follows on the […]

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May ETF Roundup: Launches, Filings, and Closures

by on June 1, 2011 | Updated April 25, 2013

May was a tumultuous month for equity markets, as instability around the world pushed and pulled on major indexes through the last several weeks. Perhaps the biggest news of the month was the re-emergence of the European debt crisis; with Greece in yet another dire situation, many investors are concerned about the overall stability of […]

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Global X notched another ETF industry first on Thursday, debuting a fund that focuses on companies globally that are engaged in some aspect of the fertilizer industry. The Global X Fertilizers/Potash ETF (SOIL) seeks to replicate the Solactive Global Fertilizers/Potash Index, a benchmark that includes about 29 companies from both developed and emerging markets.

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Global X recorded another ETF first on Wednesday, launching a product that offers exposure to the global fishing industry. The Global X Fishing Industry ETF (FISN) seeks to replicate the Solactive Global Fishing Index, a benchmark that includes companies globally that are engaged in commercial fishing, fish farming, fish processing or the marketing and sale […]

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In a feel good story about the ETF industry, Global X Management Company, LLC, the fund advisor for the recently launched Global X Food ETF (EATX), announced that it would be donating any profits that it derives from EATX to Action Against Hunger. The organization, also known as ACF International, is a global humanitarian group that seeks to […]

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Global X has announced the launch of its latest ETF, rolling out a product that will offer exposure to the global food and beverage industry. The new Global X Food ETF (EATX) will seek to replicate the Solactive Global Food Index, a benchmark that consists of about 50 companies engaged in the the agriproduct or […]

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