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After a rather stagnant month for the ETF industry, May saw even lower levels of activity on the product development front. A grand total of 8 new funds hit the markets this month; however, investors were introduced to a number of new and intruiging first-to-market product, including one that offers exposure to the niche segment of “covered” bonds. Additionally, issuer ArrowShares made its debut to the ETF industry with the launch of its new Dow Jones Global Yield ETF. Below, we outline all of the new launches from the month to keep you up to date on all of the latest offerings available [for updates on all new ETFs, sign up for the free ETFdb newsletter]:

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Is Spain The New Greece?

by on May 26, 2012

A wild week on Wall Street came to a sour end on Friday, as reduced activity ahead of a long weekend saw stocks trade lower as the final bell approached amidst ongoing anxiety. Volatility seemed to have temporarily subsided, though a VIX north of 21 indicates that there is plenty of lingering anxiety among investors. Attention has generally turned to Spain, where financial giant Bankia is appealing to the government for what could be the largest bailout in the history of the country. Along with lingering concerns about Greece’s future in the euro zone, these developments helped to send European stocks lower and continue to cast a cloud over the region [see also 101 ETF Lessons Every Investor Should Learn].

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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 […]

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The Top 10 Cheapest And Most Expensive ETFs

by on December 20, 2011 | Updated November 2, 2012

One of the founding principles of the ETF industry was cost competitiveness; after being charged upwards of 150 basis points for their favorite mutual funds, investors had grown tired of surrendering a substantial portion of their gains to the managers of big name funds. Now, there are ETFs that charge as low as 5 basis […]

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