Category Archives: ETF News

New ETFs On The Block: iShares New Core ETFs (ISTB, IXUS, IEMG, IEFA)

iShares, the San Francisco-based largest ETF company by total assets, launched four new “Core” funds in October, targeting investors who wish to build long-term, buy-and-hold portfolios. The four new ETFs include three international stock funds and a short-term Treasury ETF. … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: ALPS-Goldman Sachs Proprietary Strategy ETFs (GSMA, GSGO, GSAX, GSRA)

ALPS, the Denver, Colorado-headquartered asset management firm with $7.6 billion in assets has teamed up with Goldman Sachs to launch a suite of exchange traded funds based on GS’ proprietary indexes. The four ETFs allocate assets based on market volatility … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: Advisorshares Pring Turner Business Cycle ETF (DBIZ)

AdvisorShares, the Bethesda, Maryland-based funds provider of non-index tracking products, has announced the launch of the AdvisorShares Pring Turner Business Cycle ETF (DBIZ), an actively managed fund that seeks long-term growth and capital appreciation across different economic and market cycles … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: Barclays Shiller CAPE ETN

Barclays Bank has launched a new exchange traded note, the Barclays ETN+ Shiller CAPE ETN (CAPE), a senior unsecured debt security that tracks the Shiller Barclays CAPE US Core Sector Index. The index incorporates the Cyclically Adjusted Price Earnings Ratio … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: Global X Permanent ETF (PERM)—Will It Replace PRPFX?

The Global X Permanent ETF (PERM), launched by the New York based fund issuer offers investors exposure to a number of core asset classes. The ETF replicates the Solactive Permanent Index, a benchmark comprised of three major core asset classes; … Continue reading

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Last Week In Review: ETF News And Blog Posts To 3/25/2012

In case you missed it, here’s a summary of the ETF topics and market reviews I posted to my blog during the week ending on 3/25/2012. The markets meandered without clear direction last week and seem to have run out … Continue reading

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