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Natural Gas Moves Up, Solar ETFs Getting Crushed

Smart Money‘s Rob Wherry is reporting that while oil was dropping below $50 per barrel, natural gas moved higher yesterday on an anticipated rise in demand due to cold weather. As a result, the United States Natural Gas ETF (UNG) was up 3%. For more on natural gas, see Investing in Natural Gas with ETFs. […]

Solar ETFs Have Another Rainy Day

On another 5% down day for equities, Smart Money‘s Rob Wherry notes that Solar ETFs managed to do even worse. In the article ETFs Sell Off on News of Changes to Bailout Plan, Wherry points out that the news that China’s JA Solar lowered its guidance caused the stock to nosedive 29%. ETFs with significant […]

Obama Victory Casts a Shadow on Solar ETFs

Contrary to popular opinion, an Obama victory was anything but good news for Solar ETFs. Smart Money‘s Rob Wherry reports that, despite the fact that the solar industry had been speculated to be a potential beneficiary of a Democratic administration, the Obama Bounce failed to materialize. The Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF (KWT) and Claymore/MAC […]

Voltage Drains Out of Solar ETFs

Smart Money‘s Rob Wherry reports that a Goldman Sachs analyst downgraded First Solar (FSLR) and SunPower (SPWRB) on concerns of an oversupply of photovoltaic modules and too few European subsidies. One result is that two solar ETFs, Market Vectors Solar Energy (KWT) and Claymore/MAC Global Solar Energy (TAN), dropped 15.7% and 17.4%, respectively. For a […]

ETFs put Advisors in Driver Seat

The Wall Street Journal‘s Jonathan Burton explores the reasons behind the increasing popularity of exchange traded funds with financial professionals in “Financial Advisers Shift to ETFs“. Burton points out that ETFs offer a lot of choices for advisors, highlighting the S&P 500 SPDR (SPY), the iShares MSCI EAFE Small Cap Index (SCZ), Market Vectors Solar […]

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