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Van Eck’s Specialty ETFs

Van Eck has built nearly a $10 billion ETF business in only three years according to the WSJ‘s Ian Salisbury. The New York company has expanded its line-up to include more than 20 specialty exchange traded funds. The firm’s first ETF, the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX), helps investors gain exposure to gold through […]

Commodities Slide Crushing Related ETFs

The Wall Street Journal’s Shefali Anand reports the slide in commodity prices is hammering commodity related ETFs. Funds that invest in oil, gas and other natural-resources companies are down the most, with an average 44% decline in the past three months. Funds that invest in companies related to precious metals such as gold and silver […]

Oil Bust | KOL, XME

If you haven’t seen it yet, check out Rob Wherry’s ETF Outlook on SmartMoney TV. In this week’s edition, Wherry covers the post-Gustav oil bust and the decline in energy-related ETFs such as the Market Vectors Coal ETF (KOL), down 14.9% last week, and the SPDR S&P Metals and Mining ETF (XME), down 11.7% last […]

New ETF tracks Coal business

Earlier this month, Van Eck Global announced the listing of the Market Vectors-Coal ETF (KOL) on the NYSE Arca. KOL is the first ETF that enables U.S. investors to gain exposure to a broad spectrum of companies involved in the transport, equipment manufacturing, and production of coal. The ETF will seek to replicate the Stowe […]

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