Market Vectors Solar Energy ETFFund
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- Assets $15.5M
- Expense Ratio 0.65%
- Yield 2.55%
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Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund's objective is to replicate as closely as possible the price and yield performance of the Market Vectors Global Solar Energy Index.
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05-17-2013 03:38 PM by Tom Lydon
Solar exchange traded funds are burning up as industry growth outshines expectations that a string of negative factors would weigh on solar stocks. The Guggenheim Solar ETF (NYSEArca: TAN) surged 55.5% between the April 5 low and Wednesday high. Meanwhile the Market Vectors So...
04-30-2013 03:16 PM by Tom Lydon
After hitting historic highs, followed by a prompt pullback in the middle of April, the equity markets and stock exchange change traded funds are making another run at the record peak. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 1.8% over the past month. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Compo...
02-13-2013 10:45 AM by Tom Lydon
Solar exchange traded funds are expected to perform better this year as policymakers have found some resolution for the U.S. fiscal cliff and industry consolidation and investment takes place. The industry is evolving and is slowly finding ways to reduce costs while increasing e...
01-31-2013 04:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Global stocks and exchange traded funds have surged out of the gate in 2013 following the last-minute compromise on the U.S. fiscal cliff. Positive economic data and higher earnings helped maintain the momentum, but the markets slowed a bit at the end of the month on poor fourth ...
01-04-2013 07:56 AM by Tom Lydon
The alternative energy sector escaped the chopping block in the U.S. fiscal cliff bill. With billions of subsidies slated to aid the sector, clean energy related exchange traded funds are positioned to capture the growth. The new budget deal includes a one-year extension on ta...
12-13-2012 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
China's announcement to spend $2.1 billion on solar energy upgrades has bolstered the Guggenheim Solar ETF (NYSEArca: TAN) along with the Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF (NYSEArca: KWT). The rally occurred just one week after a previous uptick within the sector after the China De...
12-07-2012 11:40 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors have sought out Chinese markets to capitalize on this global engine of growth, and now solar companies are expanding into China's photovoltaic market. In the meantime, exchange traded fund investors can play the expansion through solar-related funds. First Solar (Nas...
11-01-2012 02:48 PM by Tom Lydon
Next week, America will go to the polls to decide who will sit in the White House the next four years. Some traders have been making bets on the outcome of the presidential election with sector ETFs, liquid funds that give investors exposure to entire industries with one trade. ...
08-21-2012 03:11 PM by Tom Lydon
The solar industry has been hit hard as the price of solar cells plummeted, but solar exchange traded funds have found a bright spot after leading solar firms reported strong quarterly earnings. Now, the Guggenheim Solar ETF (NYSEArca: TAN) is trading 3.0% above its 50-day exp...
08-02-2012 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Solar exchange traded funds finally found a moment's respite Thursday after a top holding reported better-than-expected earnings. Guggenheim Solar ETF (NYSEArca: TAN) gained 1.7% and Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF (NYSEArca: KWT) increased 2.8% during Thursday's trading. Neve...
07-30-2012 03:41 PM by Tom Lydon
Solar cell producers and related exchange traded funds that track the sub-sector have been one of this year's worst performers as the lower energy prices and heavy Chinese subsidies weigh on the global solar industry. Guggenheim Solar ETF (NYSEArca: TAN) and Market Vectors Sol...
06-29-2012 11:40 AM by John Spence
A solar energy ETF that has shed about three-quarters of its value the past year is preparing a 1-for-15 reverse share split. Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF (NYSEArca: KWT) will undergo a reverse split on July 2., according to manager Van Eck Global. The price of a share w...
05-03-2012 01:20 PM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
Last September we covered Solar Energy related ETFs which were literally getting trounced at the time, and the situation has not improved nearly eight months later. Guggenheim Solar ETF (NYSEArca: TAN) and Market Vectors Solar Energy (NYSEArca: KWT) are currently trading near ...
03-26-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
It has been a rough few weeks for solar energy ETFs such as Guggenheim Solar ETF (NYSEArca: TAN) and Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF (NYSEArca: KWT). The sector ETFs have sold off sharply after a fast start this year. [Solar ETFs Recharging with Over 50% Rally in 2012] Yet ...
02-09-2012 02:42 PM by John Spence
Exchange traded funds tracking solar energy stocks such as First Solar (NasdaqGS: FSLR) rallied 10% on Thursday with volume and performance picking up in the ETFs following a disastrous 2011. Shares of Guggenheim Solar ETF (NYSEArca: TAN) and Market Vectors Solar Energy (NYSEA...
01-11-2012 04:12 PM by Tom Lydon
Solar exchange traded funds are shining brightly Wednesday on improved demand and inventory levels. After ending 2011 as one of the worst performing sectors, solar stocks and ETFs may now be undervalued, Deutsche Bank says. Guggenheim Solar ETF (NYSEArca: TAN) gained 12.7% at ...
12-19-2011 01:08 PM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds that invest in alternative energy sectors such as solar and natural gas were among the worst ETF performers in 2011. Agriculture funds also had a tough year as economic uncertainty, decreased demand, falling production costs and a strong U.S. dollar were amo...
12-14-2011 04:20 PM by Tom Lydon
First Solar (NasdaqGS: FSLR), a major component in exchange traded funds tracking the solar energy industry, reduced its yearly sales and profit projection and cut its 2012 guidance after a drop in solar panel prices and diminished government subsidies. Guggenheim Solar (NYSEA...
11-23-2011 02:13 PM by Tom Lydon
Solar energy exchange traded funds are the worst stock ETF performers this year, suffering declines of more than 60% on weak prices as more firms go out of business. Struggling economies are putting solar energy investment on hold while many utility companies are putting off ...
10-25-2011 04:22 PM by John Spence
Exchange traded funds tracking solar energy stocks fell over 7% on Tuesday after First Solar (NasdaqGS: FSLR) surprised the market with an announcement that its chief executive is leaving. Guggenheim Solar ETF (NYSEArca: TAN) and Vectors Solar Energy (NYSEArca: KWT) have 12.3%...
09-30-2011 03:54 PM by Tom Lydon
Solar exchange traded funds were among the worst performers in the third quarter as a string of cash-strapped solar manufacturers filed for bankruptcy. Last Friday, Stirling Energy filed for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, The Wall Street Journal reports. Stirling joins others lik...
09-19-2011 11:11 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
Despite a promising start to 2011, an equity sub-sector that has absolutely languished this year is solar energy, which falls in the broader category of alternative energy. Even with the broad equity markets rallying last week, solar based ETFs, Guggenheim Solar Energy (NYSEAr...
09-07-2011 06:01 PM by Tom Lydon
Solar exchange traded funds have been on the decline as greater competition among industry participants sends prices lower and small manufacturers out of business. Guggenheim Solar ETF (NYSEArca: TAN) is down 33.7% year to date, while Market Vectors Solar Energy (NYSEArca: KWT...
08-31-2011 07:42 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds that track the solar industry are down more than 20% this year and the industry's weakness is resulting in bankruptcies and consolidation. Solar-cell prices have tumbled 42% in 2011 and have forced some firms to team up with competitors, report Ehren Goos...
08-15-2011 09:17 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds that invest in the solar energy sector could get some mileage out of a new deal in which electric car makers are teaming up with solar manufacturers to appeal to their common client base. SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq GM: SPWRA) is taking a shot at driving solar...
06-30-2011 10:49 AM by Tom Lydon
First Solar (NasdaqGS: FSLR) shares were enjoying an 8% rally Thursday after the U.S. Energy Department announced offers of conditional commitments for loan guaranties of $4.5 billion. "These projects will bring immediate jobs to California in addition to hundreds more across ...
06-25-2011 01:48 PM by Tom Lydon
The recent market pullback has been cruel to clean energy and solar exchange traded funds. Solar ETFs have seen losses totaling around 20% over the past three months. Now technology giant Google (NasdaqGS: GOOG) is taking part in an alternative energy investment plan designed ...
06-20-2011 12:44 PM by Tom Lydon
Alternative energy exchange traded funds are getting a closer look from investors as governments around the world focus more efforts on clean and renewable sources of power. Within the group, solar ETFs have been volatile this year but are in negative territory for 2011. Br...
06-15-2011 11:28 AM by John Spence
Exchange traded funds that invest in the solar sector fell Wednesday along with SunPower Corp. (NasdaqGS: SPWRA) after French energy company Total SA completed a deal for 60% of the company. Market Vectors Solar Energy (NYSEArca: KWT), iShares S&P Global Clean Energy (Nasd...
06-14-2011 10:22 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds tracking solar and clean energy stocks rallied more than 3% Tuesday after GT Solar International (NasdaqGS: SOLR) boosted its fiscal first-quarter outlook and raised its backlog expectations for the full year. GT Solar shares were up more than 4%. The sto...
06-08-2011 12:33 PM by Tom Lydon
Solar energy exchange traded funds were sharply lower Wednesday as a disappointing forecast from LDK Solar (NYSE: LDK) and pricing worries clouded the volatile sector. Weakness in prices for solar products will eat into profit margins for SunPower Corp (NasdaqGS: SPWRA) and LD...
06-08-2011 07:21 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds that invest in solar energy could see action Wednesday following quarterly results from LDK Solar (NYSE: LDK). The stock weakened after the Chinese company, which produces solar panels, offered a second-quarter sales forecast that fell short of analyst estim...
06-01-2011 04:30 PM by Tom Lydon
First Solar (NYSE: FSLR) was a top performing stock on initial news of the German government's decision to shy away from nuclear energy and focus efforts on alternative energy dominated markets. Alternative energy exchange traded funds (ETFs), including solar, could benefit if th...
05-24-2011 09:33 AM by John Spence
Exchange traded funds that invest in solar energy stocks benefitted from a more than 10% rally in GT Solar (NasdaqGS: SOLR) shares Tuesday after the company reported solid quarterly results. GT Solar's fiscal fourth-quarter profit beat Wall Street estimates. However, solar ETF...
05-10-2011 10:48 AM by John Spence
Exchange traded funds that invest in clean energy rose Tuesday, helped by a rally in JA Solar (NasdaqGS: JASO) following upbeat quarterly results. JA Solar shares rose more than 5% on Tuesday. The firm was out with first-quarter earnings that topped Wall Street estimates. T...
05-04-2011 08:28 AM by John Spence
A 7% decline in First Solar (NasdaqGS: FSLR) shares will rain on exchange traded funds (ETFs) that invest in solar energy on Wednesday after the top holding reported earnings and released a disappointing outlook. First Solar is the largest holding in Guggenheim Solar ETF (NYSE...
04-29-2011 07:44 AM by John Spence
Exchange traded funds that invest in global solar energy stocks were among the top percentage gainers Friday as the volatile ETFs rose on optimism surrounding the deal for SunPower. French energy giant Total (TOTF.PA) said it will purchase up to 60% of SunPower (NasdaqGS: SPWR...
04-29-2011 06:28 AM by John Spence
Exchange traded funds (ETFs) that provide exposure to the global solar energy sector rallied at Friday's open after French energy giant Total (TOTF.PA) said it will purchase up to 60% of SunPower (NasdaqGS: SPWRA) for about $1.4 billion. The offer at a big premium "is a valida...
04-29-2011 03:46 AM by John Spence
Exchange traded funds that invest in solar energy were set to get a boost Friday after French energy company Total (TOTF.PA) said it will purchase up to 60% of SunPower (NasdaqGS: SPWRA) for about $1.4 billion. SunPower shares surged 40% on the news. The stock is a top hold...
04-08-2011 05:37 AM by Tom Lydon
Solar panel installations are ready to rival the price points on electrical generation with coal fueled plants, and have a leg up on nuclear energy. Are solar energy exchange traded funds (ETFs) able to emerge from the long shadows? Cost reduction is the main driver in the ene...
03-28-2011 09:30 AM by John Spence
The nearly $250 million Global X Uranium ETF (NYSEArca: URA) was back under pressure to start the week as Japan's unfolding disaster raised more questions around the globe about the future of nuclear energy. Low-level radiation was discovered in Massachusetts rainwater linked ...
03-15-2011 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Renewed fear and scrutiny over the nuclear power sector have investors looking to alternative-energy sector exchange traded funds (ETFs). As nuclear-power stocks experience a sell-off, the alternative-energy sector saw increased inflows, which experts believe will continue in ...
02-17-2011 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
President Obama's budget proposal includes a 12% bump for the Energy Department and it could translate into even more of a kick for solar energy exchange traded funds (ETFs). Murray Coleman for Barron's reports that the plan would include $457 million for solar energy research...
02-11-2011 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The House Appropriations Committee wants to cut clean energy funding by $900 million in fiscal 2011. That means some hurting could be in store for clean energy exchange traded funds (ETFs). Originally, President Obama's fiscal 2011 budget line item for "energy efficiency and r...
02-02-2011 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Solar exchange traded funds (ETFs) led the charts today thanks to a buy recommendation for one of the sector's largest players. Goldman Sachs just added First Solar (NASDAQ: FSLR) to its buy list, citing the company's efforts at cuttings costs and reducing its exposure to debt...
01-24-2011 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Solar exchange traded funds (ETFs) are up as much as 3% today after a major holding got a nod of approval from Goldman Sachs. First Solar (NASDAQ: FSLR) was added to Goldman's conviction buy list. The bank also estimated that the company would earn $9.40 this year, but that th...
01-07-2011 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Solar exchange traded funds (ETFs) have been whacked in the last year - both Market Vectors Solar Energy (NYSEArca: KWT) and Guggenheim Global Solar Index (NYSEArca: TAN) have lost more than 30% in that time. Some say the solar energy industry will have a chance to come into i...
12-18-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
President Obama has pledged to increase U.S. exports to boost the economy. Solar energy is apparently pulling its weight in that regard, yet solar exchange traded funds (ETFs) are putting up painful numbers. The domestic solar power industry is helping the Obama administration...
12-11-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Corporations are all about making that buck. But, can companies found in socially responsible exchange traded funds (ETFs) adhere to their ethics and values and still maintain their profit goals? Socially responsible investing is a term that has come to mean many things. It ca...
11-08-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
California's Proposition 23, which would have suspended the state's greenhouse gas law, was roundly defeated. Margot Roosevelt for The Los Angeles Times reports that this was the largest public referendum in history on climate and clean energy policy. Wealthy Californian phil...
10-25-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The Obama administration has launched an investigation into whether China's support for its clean-energy sector violates international trade rules, having a negative impact on green energy exchange traded funds (ETFs) - particularly those with high U.S. exposure. The United St...
10-18-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
About five months ago, a major push was given to the solar industry by the Asian Development Bank. Can this initiative put some force behind solar exchange traded funds (ETFs)? Under the plan, the bank will implement a variety of solar power projects that will push capacity to...
10-04-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds (ETFs) were stuck in a lull at the beginning of the quarter. The markets soon struck a more positive note to wrap up the third quarter in a strong way. Let's take a look at what ETFs investors were focusing on in the third quarter. Sugar. Speculation on r...
09-15-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds (ETFs) are a diversified play on clean energy companies, and in this stage of development, the sector still has its ups and downs. Once the supply and demand factors play out, will these funds get the activity they deserve? Alternative energy is an exciti...
08-20-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
While the United States hems and haws on crafting a firm energy policy, China is already there and it's giving a boost to solar exchange traded funds (ETFs). The sun and its energy are on many investor's minds, and China may be the driving force behind these funds. China's Nat...
08-16-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The concept of solar energy sounds like a free and easy answer, but one of the major roadblocks is the high cost of converting the energy. Can related exchange traded funds (ETFs) assist in the proliferation of this alternative energy? Materials handling and manufacturing, pro...
07-14-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Despite the drop-off in oil prices, governments and research facilities are clamoring to make solar energy a viable source of power. The progress is promising, and if solar manufacturing and applications continue to develop, you can bet that related exchange-traded funds (ETFs) w...
07-06-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
When 48 states have a combined budget shortfall of $200 billion, you know there is something terribly wrong with their economics. But, according to one reporter, if the United States could focus on building out its alternative energy infrastructure, it could organically address i...
06-22-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Congress has yet to pass a comprehensive new energy bill, but Senate Democrats are meeting behind closed doors to itemize a list of proposals that could breathe new life into alternative-energy exchange traded funds (ETFs). Still, the road to an all-encompassing energy bill will ...
06-04-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The past month was ugly for exchange traded funds (ETFs) as stocks took a beating amid concerns over the European Union's debt and the broader global economic recovery. Is a bottom in sight? No one can say for sure, but there are many beaten-down sectors that look very appealing....
06-02-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
So it goes: oil and gas prices have fallen off, which means that interest in alternative energy has declined in kind. Solar exchange traded funds (ETFs) are down significantly for the year, but will it always be so? Last week, SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWRA) gained 22% on decent firs...
04-22-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Happy Earth Day! Of course, every day should be Earth Day. Around the world, people are working to fix climate change and reverse the damage that's been done to our planet over the years. You can give yourself the opportunity to profit from this movement by using these exchange t...
03-23-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Whether you believe that global warming is a reality or not, the fact is that there are growing industries dedicated to finding sources of cleaner energy and you can access them by using green energy exchange traded funds (ETFs). Two of the major alternative energy sectors are...
03-11-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
It's not just hot air. Wind energy representatives are calling on lawmakers to pass legislation on an initiative that would help provide stable growth in the wind-energy industry and provide a strong tailwind for related exchange traded funds (ETFs). Wind power industry execut...
03-08-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The lights went out on solar-energy exchange traded funds (ETFs) in February, which dropped by double digits for the month. The good news? Incentive programs and government financing are revitalizing the ailing sector. Claymore/MAC Global Solar Energy (NYSEArca: TAN) and Marke...
01-07-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
While solar energy might be employed more in other countries (think Germany and China), many states on our own turf have been pushing to use the energy source more. Even if you don't install your own panels, you can play the growth with solar exchange traded funds (ETFs). Ava...
12-15-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
It's been a tough year for solar energy sector and related exchange traded funds (ETFs), and many analysts don't look favorably upon the sector for the short-term. But some are stepping out in support of the sector's growth in 2010 and beyond. Wall Street analysts have been ex...
11-16-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The solar energy sector might not be at full strength just yet, but its prospects are looking much better than they were last year. Now may be the time to consider the sector's exchange traded funds (ETFs) as an opportunity. Last year, financing seized up and demand went off ...
11-13-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Each administration brings its own set of policies to the White House. Investing in exchange traded funds (ETFs) may be a prudent way to experience a potential windfall from the country's new direction without the high volatility inherent in individual stocks. ETFs are a good ...
09-11-2009 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
A bright spot is appearing in the alternative energy industry and solar exchange traded funds (ETFs) could be the ones benefiting from all the light. Why? Solar energy is becoming cheaper and more efficient to make through advances in solar panel technology. The industry i...
09-03-2009 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The price of solar panels is coming down so much that they're becoming affordable to some consumers. This could ultimately benefit solar exchange traded funds (ETFs) as more people take their homes into the era of green. The cost to install solar panels as a source of energy ...
07-29-2009 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
China's heavy investment in solar energy projects could not only make the country a world leader when it comes to solar power, but it could also deliver some sunshine to exchange traded funds (ETFs) that track the sector. When it comes to alternative energy, China has strateg...
06-19-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The utilization of renewable power and energy sources are going to expand nationwide, especially as President Barack Obama works to boost the amount of solar power that we use in as little as three years. Both U.S and global solar stocks and exchange traded funds (ETFs) stand to...
06-11-2009 03:32 PM by Tom Lydon
Solar energy stocks and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) are basking in the glow of an alternative energy rally, as crude prices have crept upward. Solar power may be looking at the sunny side of things as crude oil has gone past $71 per barrel, giving more cause to the c...
06-05-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The United States has been known as a bit of a laggard when it comes to green technologies, which makes it a good thing that the solar exchange traded funds (ETFs) have global exposure. It also means that there's room for growth here, too. While the United States is increasing...
05-09-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Solar panels are one of the easiest modern conveniences for hose who prefer green energy, particularly solar power. A plan to have utilities purchase power from homeowners could jump-start the industry and related exchange traded funds (ETFs).Installing small solar panels in you...
03-26-2009 11:06 AM by Tom Lydon
Solar exchange traded funds (ETFs) are up about 18% today, and some solar stocks are up close to 50%. What's driving the sharp move upward? Among the possible reasons: China's efforts to step up its support for solar power is apparently driving the move, says Jay Yarow fo...
03-25-2009 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Provisions in last year's bailout bill and this year's stimulus gave the solar industry and its exchange traded funds (ETFs) an enormous boost. In 2008, solar energy capacity grew an astonishing 17%. Of the four types of solar power, the growth leader of the pack was photovolta...
03-16-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Alternative energy stocks and exchange traded funds (ETFs) have taken a beating with the recent market turmoil, and falling crude prices aren't helping. Most alternative energy-focused ETFs are down 50% or more, as the switch to alternative energy has taken a backseat thanks t...
02-28-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Our leaders are spouting the slogan "alternative energy is the future," but what's it going to take for alternative energy exchange traded funds (ETFs) to really power up (cleanly, that is)? A top priority for President Barack Obama is the reduction of dependence on foreign oi...
02-26-2009 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
In a time where green startups are having difficulty raising money, utilities companies are turning to solar-powered alternatives and may bail out the sector and its exchange traded funds (ETFs). On Tuesday, Pacific Gas & Electric recently announced that it will spend $1.5 ...
12-30-2008 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
During a time of global meltdown, very few people would keep an eye out on solar stocks and exchange traded funds (ETFs), but a market lingering around its lows may just be the incentive to keep solar energy for the long haul. Solar technologies can be deployed either through ...
11-24-2008 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
President-elect Barack Obama plans for a grand entrance into the Oval Office with an economic recovery effort that will touch upon many different sectors and exchange traded funds (ETFs). Obama has directed his economic team to create a two-year stimulus plan that he hopes to ...
11-10-2008 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
It's eagerly anticipated that solar exchange traded funds (ETFs) and the industry at large will get a boost from Obama's election last week as president. However, some are cautioning that while there might be euphoria over the prospects for alternative energy, it could be shor...
09-26-2008 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The solar power industry is booming right now, and perhaps it will soon translate into success for related exchange traded funds (ETFs.) A surge in energy prices, combined with generous incentives and tax credits, has given rise to hundreds of small businesses. Most of these a...
09-09-2008 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Solar stocks and exchange traded funds (ETFs) plummeted after oil prices fell lower and investors worried about an oversupply of solar panels. One analyst at Lehman says the sell-off could be because of a misinterpretation of statements made by a solar executive, reports Dirk ...
09-04-2008 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Anyone on the fence about green and alternative energy exchange traded funds (ETFs) might find themselves converted by gains in August. Advances within the alternative energy sector symbolized major reversals from previous setbacks that were suffered before, reports Richard Wi...
08-25-2008 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Solar company LDK (LDK) predicts it will put up numbers this year that could shine a light on exchange traded funds (ETFs). The company offered an upbeat 2009 revenue outlook, because its expansion of wafer production is ahead of schedule, according to the Associated Press. An...
08-14-2008 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The surge in alternative energy interest has shed some light on two solar stocks, both of which are assets in solar exchange traded funds (ETFs). LDK Solar (LDK) gave quarterly results that were so hot, they burned analysts' low expectations. A sequential leap of 50% in wafer ...
08-11-2008 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
In the last decade, the spotlight has gone from tech, to real estate and then to oil, so will alternative energy the next hot spot for exchange traded fund (ETF) investors to flock to? Chris Farrell, the economics correspondent for Marketplace, says that it's indeed going to b...
Number of Holdings: 33
|Power Conv/Supply Equip||26.4%|
|Mach Tools&Rel Products||4.7%|
Number of Holdings: 33
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|6.8%||WFRUS||MEMC Electronic Mate...||Technology||1253780000||United States|
|6.8%||SPWRUS||SunPower Corp||Technology||1773530000||United States|
|5.3%||HK||GCL-Poly Energy Hold...||Energy||24765390000||China|
|4.7%||AEISUS||Advanced Energy Indu...||Technology||694970000||United States|
|4.7%||PWERUS||Power-One Inc||Technology||775370000||United States|
|4.7%||MBTNSW||Meyer Burger Technol...||Industrials||471760000||Switzerland|
|4.4%||WCHGR||Wacker Chemie AG||Materials||2859010000||Germany|
|4.2%||GTATUS||GT Advanced Technolo...||Technology||458260000||United States|
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