Market Vectors Global Alternative Energy ETFFund
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- Assets $103.8M
- Expense Ratio 0.62%
- Yield 0.91%
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Market Vectors Global Alternative Energy ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the price and yield of the Ardour Global Index which tracks companies primarily engaged in the business of alternative energy.
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08-11-2014 12:57 PM by Tom Lydon
Shares of Elon Musk's Tesla Motors (NasdaqGS: TSLA) are up 5.5% Monday and flirting with all-time highs after Deutsche Bank raised its price target on the stock to $310 from $220. At this writing, Tesla is trading just under $262, implying upside of more than 18% to Deutsche B...
06-16-2014 01:50 PM by Todd Shriber
Shares of Elon Musk's Tesla (NasdaqGS: TSLA) are almost 6% today on volume that appears poised to eclipse the daily average in a move that some technical analysts are calling a breakout for shares of the electric car maker. Tesla is flirting with $218 and if the stock can must...
06-10-2014 02:41 PM by Max Chen
While the U.S. has relied on cheap natural gas to help fuel the power grid, overseas consumers are increasingly relying on cheaper alternative energy sources, which could help support exchange traded funds that track global coal and clean energy industries. "Slower economic gr...
04-11-2014 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Elon Musk's Tesla Motors (NasdaqGS: TSLA) has been a boon for clean energy exchange traded funds, but the recent pullback has made Tesla a liability for the ETFs with a heavy tilt to the electric car maker. The universe of legitimate "Tesla ETFs" boils down to the Market Vecto...
04-08-2014 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
As the end of federal subsidies and now the shale natural gas boom begin to weigh on U.S. wind energy companies, related exchange traded funds are beginning to feel some drag. While still strengthening, the First Trust Global Wind Energy Fund (NYSEArca: FAN) is falling behind ...
04-07-2014 04:06 PM by Max Chen
As alternative energy technologies advance, companies are cutting costs and improving their bottom line, which has translated into continued strength in related green sector exchange traded funds. "The business model is getting better and better," Ulf Moslener, a professor at ...
02-19-2014 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Elon Musk's Tesla (NasdaqGM: TSLA) hit an all-time high Tuesday in advance of the electric carmaker's after-the-close earnings report Wednesday. Year-to-date, shares of California-based Tesla are up nearly 36%. Even that run, which comes on the heels of the stock more than qua...
01-13-2014 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
The resurgence of alternative energy stocks and exchange traded funds in 2013 was one of the year's more compelling and prominent ETF themes. Predictably, some alternative energy ETFs captured investors' attention more than others. Helped in large part by allocations to Elon M...
12-30-2013 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The strength of alternative energy exchange traded funds in 2013 warrants being placed into context. Not only are four of the 10 best, including the top three, sector funds this year alternative energy plays, but those four occupy half the spots among the top eight non-leveraged ...
12-17-2013 02:14 PM by Max Chen
The best performing exchange traded funds this year include some surprise moves and others adding on another stellar year. ETFs that track the solar, alternative energy, broker dealer and biotechnology sectors have outperformed this year, writes Trang Ho for Investor's Busines...
12-13-2013 01:02 PM by Tom Lydon
Although emerging markets, and for that matter some developed markets, have struggled in 2013, the year has not been a complete wash for investors that embrace global exchange traded funds. That is assuming the right global ETFs have been embraced. ETFs linked to some of 2012'...
11-25-2013 09:20 AM by Todd Shriber
Shares of Elon Musk's Tesla (NasdaqGM: TSLA), the once high-flying electric car maker, have fallen on hard times. To be more precise, the stock has entered bear market territory in a big way, plunging 30% in just the past month. Tesla's decline, largely due to a string of bad ...
11-19-2013 12:17 PM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
Whenever TSLA is in the news headlines as it is this morning once again, it is hard not to think about two Alternative Energy Equity based ETFs that have exposure to the company's stock. QCLN (First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy, Expense Ratio 0.60%) has a 16.81% weight...
11-14-2013 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
As the United Nations convene to promote a universal climate agreement, investors can capitalize on the growing awareness in going green through clean energy sector exchange traded funds. Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change...
11-05-2013 07:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Shares of Elon Musk's electric carmaker Tesla (NasdaqGM: TSLA) jumped 8% Monday on volume that was 22% higher than the daily average. For Tesla bulls, Monday's action was encouraging because California-based Tesla delivers quarterly results on Tuesday. Analysts are expecting e...
10-23-2013 12:11 PM by Todd Shriber
Membership in the club known as the Four Horsemen of the Nasdaq seems like it is always changing. At one point in the 1990s, that club was comprised of Cisco (NasdaqGM: CSCO), Dell (NasdaqGM: DELL), Intel (NasdaqGM: INTC) and Microsoft (NasdaqGM: MSFT). Then it was Oracle (NYS...
10-08-2013 01:14 PM by Tom Lydon
Riding out tax hikes, interest rate risk and geopolitical tensions, the broad equity markets touched historic highs this year, with alternative energy, biotech and technology stock exchange traded funds leading the pack. In the technology space, social media stocks are experie...
08-14-2013 11:35 AM by Tom Lydon
Clean energy companies have rebounded in 2013 and the sector is climbing higher with President Obama's "Climate Change Action Plan" in focus. The latest IEA report supplies data that supports a further run-up in clean energy exchange traded funds. "The International Energy Age...
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...
11-13-2012 07:53 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors took bets ahead of the election with sector exchange traded funds in coal, clean energy, healthcare and other industries. Now with President Barack Obama securing his second term, the market's attention is back on the fiscal cliff and the expiration of the Bush-era tax ...
11-08-2012 06:54 PM by John Spence
Tom Lydon appeared on CNBC today to discuss three ETFs poised to benefit from the Obama administration's policy as 2012 closes out. Watch the video to see the full interview.
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. ...
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%...
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...
03-24-2011 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The estimated cost of the disaster in Japan was raised to about $309 billion, making it the world's most expensive natural disaster. Re-insurers are not expected to take as big a hit as was initially expected. But the impact from the nuclear reactors could have an impact on ren...
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 ...
03-11-2011 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
There are plenty of mutual funds and exchange traded funds (ETFs) trading now that give investors exposure to clean energy. And with the price of oil lately, many may be thinking about an alternative. Which fund suits you or your goals is up to you. Basically, a clean energy fun...
03-02-2011 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Sky-high oil prices are back, baby. The rising cost might cause motorists to cringe, but exchange traded fund (ETF) investors are looking for ways to play it. Turmoil in the Middle East that shows no signs of ending anytime soon could keep prices high for awhile, if not volati...
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...
01-26-2011 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
In his State of the Union address Tuesday, President Barack Obama touched upon the major problems that have crippled our nation and offered an essential directive to invest in our future. If Obama's proposals become actualities, something that's not necessarily a certainty, then ...
01-16-2011 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
A winter of insane weather, from tons of snow to raging flood waters, has climate change in the crosshairs. The new urgency for alternative energy could be what solar and wind exchange traded funds (ETFs) need to get in gear. Wyatt Investment Research reports that interest in ...
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...
11-15-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Demand for crude oil is increasing as countries develop and the world population increases, and the world may soon run out of oil before a viable alternative is readily available. Therein lies the case for alternative energy exchange traded funds (ETFs). According to the Unive...
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...
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...
08-09-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Alternative energy is thrown on the table whenever there are concerns about energy addiction or global warming. Cleantech exchange traded funds (ETFs) have been on the back burner through most of the global credit crisis, and are now re-surfacing as technologies are advancing. ...
07-10-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
With the country's attention focused on the ecological catastrophe in the Gulf, the U.S. Senate has finally started to once again address major energy legislation. Green-energy exchange traded fund (ETFs) may get a chance to shine as Congress tries to entice the sector with some...
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....
05-07-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The wind-energy industry just got a huge helping hand with the U.S. government giving its stamp of approval for the Cape Wind renewable energy project. Wind energy exchange traded funds (ETFs) may have to wait a bit to truly reap the benefits, though. The $2 billion Cape Wind ...
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...
04-14-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
We all know that oil is a limited resource. But we also know that if we don't find alternative sources of energy, the world as we know it will no longer exist. That's why alternative energy exchange traded funds (ETFs) are so tantalizing to think about. Alternative energy ETFs...
03-30-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Few deny that in terms of long-term growth potential, the green energy sector and exchange traded funds (ETFs) are close to the top. That's why, when it comes to certain fund providers, it may be slow and steady that ultimately wins the race. While there are several funds that...
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...
01-12-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Clean energy may get the attention it craves, as PresidentBarack Obama unveiled a substantial tax credit for green causes, giving related shares and exchange traded funds (ETF) a chance to rally. In an effort to boost jobs and tackle climate change in one decision, Obama unve...
12-08-2009 11:18 AM by Tom Lydon
The clean energy sector is now firmly taking center stage as the international climate change conference takes place in Copenhagen. Exchange traded funds (ETFs) can help you capitalize on the measures and agreements that stem from this historic meeting. Climate change is a wo...
10-14-2009 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The green energy sector, along with related exchange traded funds (ETFs), has seen one of the largest influx of new money as governments worldwide acknowledge the importance of green technology and its effect on their economies. All over the world, governments have set aside m...
09-29-2009 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The International Climate Change Negotiations are in full swing and countries have agreed on the need to carefully monitor our climate. The conference brought to light the realities of environmental measures enacted that could be a boon to the alternative energy industry and rela...
09-17-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Energy Secretary Steven Chu has a different outlook on U.S. energy policy and renewable energy than President Barack Obama. Is there a way to close the gap and achieve success on this important issue so exchange traded funds (ETFs) can begin to benefit? Chu believes that the ...
07-03-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Last Friday, the House passed the Waxman-Markey Clean Energy Bill, in an effort to reduce the U.S. addiction to oil and adopt more clean energy practices. The bill is in the Senate, and if it passes, it could have a wide-ranging impact on certain exchange traded funds (ETFs). ...
04-02-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The market may be sprouting the first signs of life, and the first to be rewarded may be the investors who kept their faith in the so-called green energy exchange traded funds (ETFs). Many green-focused investors have taken the long-term view and have held on for what they be...
02-19-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The stimulus plan is out, signed and ready to go, and the money is accounted for. Billions are spread out across several sectors, and the new funds could soon impact exchange traded funds (ETFs) that target those sectors. Total spending is $317.2 billion. Across the sectors, w...
02-05-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
If we didn't have exchange traded funds (ETFs) and could bet big then an obvious winner would be to short the environment. Too malicious? Well, there are those who have pledged to fight the deteriorating environment, and the alternative energy industry and its ETFs are starting t...
01-26-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Now that President Barack Obama has taken office, many investors that were standing on the sidelines are eager to jump back into the market and gain exposure to alternative energy and the exchange traded funds (ETFs) that track the sector. Choosing an ETF. When choosing ETFs, ...
01-06-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The last year has been hectic one for stocks, exchange traded funds (ETFs), other securities and the overall market. We can only hope that 2009 will be a lot shinier. Where can we look for some potential surprises - good or bad? Brett Arends of The Wall Street Journal gives us ...
12-19-2008 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Will the red flags that are waving across Washington as it gears up for an effort to remake America's energy policy delay or accelerate the move to cleaner energy and benefit or hinder alternative and clean energy exchange traded funds (ETFs)? To start off the rally, Presiden...
12-13-2008 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Sometime in the near future, you could be choosing a business or restaurant based on their carbon footprint, or rather their contribution toward clean energy that benefits exchange traded funds (ETFs). The latest proposal for Los Angeles businesses is a green-business certifi...
Number of Holdings: 31
|Waste & Disposal Services||2.8%|
|Renewable Energy Equipment||32.7%|
|Renewable Energy Project Dev||10.8%|
|Electrical Power Equipment||8.6%|
|Pollution Control Equipment||2.9%|
|Refining & Marketing||2.4%|
Number of Holdings: 31
|10.2%||VWSDC||Vestas Wind Systems ...||Energy||53464180000||Denmark|
|10.2%||ETNUS||Eaton Corp PLC||Technology||33222580000||United States|
|9.3%||TSLAUS||Tesla Motors Inc||Real Estate||33612660000||United States|
|5.4%||SUNEUS||SunEdison Inc||Technology||5923550000||United States|
|5.2%||FSLRUS||First Solar Inc||Technology||6981460000||United States|
|5.1%||CREEUS||Cree Inc||Technology||5469060000||United States|
|4.6%||EGPWIM||Enel Green Power SpA||Utilities||10500000000||Italy|
|4.1%||SCTYUS||SolarCity Corp||Technology||6366060000||United States|
|3.9%||HK||China Longyuan Power...||Utilities||67344940000||China|
|3.5%||IRFUS||International Rectif...||Technology||2818570000||United States|
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