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Interest in the MLP corner of the energy market has been steadily rising as investors have embraced the exchange-traded product structure as the preferred means of tapping into this lucrative asset class. With interest rates expected to remain at historically low levels until late 2014 at the earliest, long-term investors are still concerned with beefing up their portfolio’s current income; as such, the new Global X MLP ETF (MLPA) is worth a closer look for cost concious investors who wish to tap into a juicy dividend yield [see also Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio].

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ArrowShares has made its first plunge into the ETF industry, announcing the launch of an ETF that targets high yielding securities in a number of different asset classes. The new Dow Jones Global Yield ETF (GYLD) will be linked to an index that includes 150 of the highest yielding securities across three primary asset classes: stocks, bonds, and alternative investments (including REITs andMLPs).

The underlying portfolio will consist of five different allocations, each weighted at 20%. Those include: [click to continue…]

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After capping off one of the strongest first quarters in 14 years, major benchmarks have stalled their rally, as conflicting data from all around the world has put markets in a rut. As we head into the summer months, investors will hope overarching issues, like European debt, will cool off but all indications point to […]

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With earnings season in full swing on Wall Street, activity on the product development front has shown no signs of slowing down. iShares is set to debut a new emerging markets corporate bond ETF today, while RBS and Global X are also making strides to beef up their product lineups with a new China Trendpilot […]

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The reasons for the rise of the ETF industry are numerous: intraday liquidity, (potentially) superior tax efficiency, and enhanced transparency relative to traditional actively-managed mutual funds have all contributed to the billions of dollars of inflows that these funds have seen in recent years. But the real attraction for most ETF investors is the reduced […]

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