Van Eck Plans Emerging Market Bond Etf For Higher Yields – Etf News And Commentary –

There are quite a few exchange-traded products already present in the emerging market bond space, so it could be difficult for the proposed fund to build up assets. This is particularly true if investors consider the level of popularity that emerging markets lost in recent times in the homepage wake of QE taper. Still, the space has soared this year with every product in the segment adding gains on a year-to-date basis. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF ( EMB ) , Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt Portfolio ( PCY ) and Market Vectors Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond ETF ( EMLC ) . The trio has returned about 7.2%, 9.8% and 4.7% so far this year (read: Emerging Market ETFs See Inflows: 3 ETFs to Pick ).

Short the Euro with These Inverse ETFs – ETF News And Commentary –

The fund covers only health care stocks. The top 3 holdings are large-cap biotech companies, Celgene (5.21%), Gilead Sciences, Inc. (4.99%) and Amgen (4.96%). The total assets of the fund as of Dec 10, 2013 were $901.1 million representing 30 holdings. The funds expense ratio is 0.63% while dividend yield is 1.03%. The trading volume is roughly 203,608 shares per day.

IEF: Large Inflows Detected at ETF –

stock futures were flat to lower, ahead of the release of the minutes of the latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting,which is due out 2pm ET. Retail stocks are active following the earnings reports of several retail companies as well as M&A rumors. PetSmart (PETM) was higher following reports of a possible sale of the company, and American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) was firmer after it reported earnings that topped Street forecasts.Meanwhile, Lowe’s Companies (LOW) was weaker after it lowered its guidance for full year sales growth. American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) was up 11.73% after it reported Q2 results that topped the Street view on both EPS and revenues despite a comparable store sales decrease of 7% for the quarter. The clothing retailer reported earnings of $0.03 per diluted share for Q2, down from $0.10 per diluted share for the comparable quarter last year but beating analyst estimates of $0.00, according to Capital IQ.

Pharma ETF Investing 101 – Yahoo Finance

The choice is an overlooked one with just $37 million in AUM. The product charges an expense ratio of 0.65% a year. On a year-to-date basis, the product has advanced about 5.9% (as of August 18, 2014). Where Will Euro Go From Here?

Wednesday’s ETF with Unusual Volume: COPX – Forbes

The chart below shows the one year price performance of IEF, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, IEF’s low point in its 52 week range is $98.60 per share, with $105.23 as the 52 week high point – that compares with a last trade of $104.26. Comparing the most recent share price to the 200 day moving average can also be a useful technical analysis technique — learn more about the 200 day moving average . Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but instead of ”shares” investors are actually buying and selling ”units”. These ”units” can be traded back and forth just like stocks, but can also be created or destroyed to accommodate investor demand. Each week we monitor the week-over-week change in shares outstanding data, to keep a lookout for those ETFs experiencing notable inflows (many new units created) or outflows (many old units destroyed).

ETF Preview: ETFs, Futures Flat to Lower Ahead of FOMC Meeting Minutes –

Components of that ETF with the highest volume on Wednesday were Freeport McMoRan (FCX), trading up about 1.8% with over 4.5 million shares changing hands so far this session, and Lundin Mining (LUN. CA CA ), up about 2.7% on volume of over 1.7 million shares. First Quantum Minerals First Quantum Minerals (FM.CA) is the component faring the best Wednesday, higher by about 3.1% on the day, while Imperial Metals (III.CA) is lagging other components of the Copper Miners ETF, trading lower by about 4.2%.

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