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  • The First Spot-Price VIX ETFs

    May 21st at 12:00pm by Tom Lydon

    I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every week on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds. On Thursday, I highlighted the newly launched AccuShares Spot CBOE VIX Up Shares (NYSEArca: VXUP) and AccuShares Spot CBOE...

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  • A Biotech ETF to Capture the Next Breakthrough

    May 14th at 1:00pm by Tom Lydon

    I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every week on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds. On Thursday, I took a look at the ALPS Medical Breakthroughs ETF (NYSEArca: SBIO). SBIO tracks biotech firms on the verge of a...

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  • Cracks in the Social Media ETF

    May 7th at 1:00pm by Tom Lydon

    I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every week on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds. On Thursday, I focused on the Global X Social Media Index ETF (NYSEArca: SOCL). The wave of social media names is petering out...

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  • An ETF for a Growing Solar Market

    April 30th at 12:50pm by Tom Lydon

    I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every week on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds. On Thursday, I looked over the Guggenheim Solar ETF (NYSEArca: TAN). The global commitment to clean energy is rising, with...

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  • Watch Out for a Brazil ETF Head Fake

    April 23rd at 12:30pm by Tom Lydon

    I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every week on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds. This week, I focused on the iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWZ). Brazilian stocks are recovering, but the market...

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  • A Recovering Russia ETF

    April 16th at 1:00pm by Tom Lydon

    I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every week on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds. On Thursday, I highlighted the Market Vectors Russia ETF (NYSEArca: RSX). Russian equities are recovering and the RSX is...

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  • A Small-Cap ETF That Targets Strong Earnings

    April 9th at 12:00pm by Tom Lydon

    I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every week on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds. This week, I looked at the ETFS Zacks Earnings Small-Cap U.S. Index Fund (NYSEArca: ZSML). The relatively new smart-beta ETF...

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  • Germany ETF to Capitalize on an Export-Heavy Country

    April 2nd at 12:30pm by Tom Lydon

    I do the “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch every week on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds. On Thursday, I highlighted the iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF (NYSEArca: HEWG). The currency-hedged Germany ETF...

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