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Since the introduction of the S&P 500 ETF (SPY, A) in January of 1993, the ETF industry has continued to gain popularity, offering investment products in almost every imaginable segment of the global economy. There are more than 1,400 ETF products on the market in the U.S., and almost 50 ETF issuers. Invesco PowerShares is one of those issuers, playing a major role in bringing new ETFs market. Here is a look at the company and some of its most noteworthy ETFs [see also How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time].

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As the global markets continue to recover from the waves of recession, some investors are looking to regain their losses as quickly as possible, no matter the risk. The ETF space, with over 1400 different and niche funds, includes a number of offerings that fit this build, including high beta funds. This new breed of ETF is perfect for an investor that wants to make their money and leave, as long as they don’t mind taking a considerable gamble on unpredictable market moves   [see Visual History Of The S&P 500].

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PowerShares, the issuer behind the ultra-popular S&P Low Volatility ETF (SPLV), announced this week the launch of another factor-based fund that will offer exposure to large cap dividend paying stocks. The new S&P 500 High Dividend Portfolio (SPHD) will seek to replicate an index consisting of 50 stocks that have historically exhibited high dividend yields […]

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PowerShares, one of the pioneers of the factor-driven ETFs, announced this week an expansion of its suite of international products. The company has rolled out two new ETFs that will target high beta stocks in international stock markets, giving investors new tools for amplifying their exposure to volatile equities in markets beyond the U.S. The […]

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