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  • 44 Best REITs ETFs to Generate Yields

    05-05-2016 04:39 PM by Max Chen

    Real estate investment trusts (REITs) and sector-related exchange traded funds (ETFs) are a good source of attractive payouts in a low-yield environment. REITs are securities that trade like a stock and invest in real estate directly through property ownership or mortgages. Co...

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  • ETF Chart of the Day: Chinese Real Estate

    07-27-2015 12:46 PM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    With all talk centered on China today given the stunning overnight sell-off in the Shanghai market which seems to be rippling over to U.S. markets, today we focus on a specific niche within the China equity space, that of Real Estate. TAO (Guggenheim China Real Estate, Expense...

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  • H-Shares ETFs May Be Better Way to Capture Chinese Market

    06-09-2015 02:27 PM by Max Chen

    With Chinese mainland A-shares surging this year, investors seeking exposure to the emerging market may be better off with China H-shares and related country-specific exchange traded funds. "The H-share index is much more attractive versus the A-shares at the moment, and we're...

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  • So Much for That China Real Estate Bubble

    04-30-2015 03:00 PM by Todd Shriber

    Well, lets not be dismissive of the prospects of Chinese real estate bubble eventually bursting. It is impossible to do so with a country that is home to a plethora of ghost cities, consistently delivers mixed economic data and where retail investors are warming to equities over ...

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  • Easing Housing Policies Could Buttress China Real Estate ETF

    04-16-2014 04:01 PM by Max Chen

    As the housing market slows in China, Beijing could ease its regulatory controls, potentially bolstering a China real estate exchange traded fund. Citigroup (NYSE: C) expects "targeted easing" on home purchase restrictions, Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) believes smaller cities c...

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  • Some of 2012s Best Sector ETFs Kept Soaring in 2013

    12-10-2013 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    There are various theories regarding buying a previous years laggards with the expectation that the new year will bring better results. Call it the trash to treasure theory. As is the case with all market theories, last years rubbish turning to this years gold is not 100% fool...

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  • ETF Chart of the Day: Real Estate Investment Trusts

    08-01-2013 03:00 PM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    U.S. Real Estate based ETFs have shown positive performance YTD despite some recent bloodletting in notable funds like VNQ (Vanguard REIT, Expense Ratio 0.10%) and IYR (iShares REIT, Expense Ratio 0.48%) but a number of International/Globally based REIT ETFs have simply not parti...

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  • A Look At The Top ETFs of 2012

    01-02-2013 03:01 PM by Tom Lydon

    Investors welcomed 2013 with a big rally on the first day of trading Wednesday after Washington managed to cobble together a deal on the U.S. fiscal cliff. Despite its ups-and-downs, especially during the choppy trading in the last month on the fiscal cliff drama, the markets and...

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  • Why Small-Cap ETF Liquidity Concerns Aren't a Big Deal

    11-26-2012 02:40 PM by Tom Lydon

    Small-cap exchange traded funds have quietly returned robust gains this year but some investors pass over the ETFs due to lower asset levels or thinner trading volume. Yet potential investors shouldn't write off small-cap ETFs solely on liquidity concerns. The Guggenheim China...

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  • China Data Strengthens -- Time to Get Back Into ETFs?

    11-16-2012 08:57 AM by Tom Lydon

    The latest numbers coming out of China are pointing at a turnaround within one of the world's largest economies. Chinese ETFs have made big strides since September although they've been caught in the recent risk-off bout gripping global markets. "Monthly indicators for Oct...

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  • Emerging Market ETFs That Go Against the Grain

    10-11-2012 11:56 AM by Tom Lydon

    Many investors and advisors remain cautious on the emerging markets because of perceived risks, such as the housing bubble in China and the drug war in Mexico, but some exchange traded funds that track these emerging markets are painting a different picture. Prominent hedge fu...

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  • ETF Chart of the Day: Global Real Estate

    03-02-2012 10:40 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    The rally in emerging markets has contributed to solid returns in the Global REIT space, which is rather well represented these days in the ETF universe with a number of potential investment choices. Currently, the most popular fund in the category is SPDR DJ International Rea...

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  • These Five ETFs May be Overbought

    02-29-2012 03:30 PM by Tom Lydon

    The strong rally in stocks so far this year has some analysts looking for ETFs that may be overbought and ripe for a pullback. For example, some funds are trading significantly above their moving averages, a sign of frothiness. The ETF Professor at Benzinga reports that cer...

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  • Best Emerging Market ETFs

    02-22-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    With global growth, copious liquidity and low interest rates spurring riskier investment strategies, emerging market equities and exchange traded funds have been among the most attractive assets this year. "The main argument for investing in international equities is for diver...

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  • ETF Chart of the Day: China

    02-03-2012 11:30 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    At last count we tallied 27 exchange traded fund products that are now listed on the market that are focused on the Chinese equity and fixed income markets. To say that this segment of the ETF market has experienced "growth" is a gross understatement, as many in the industry will...

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  • China ETFs Struggle on 'Hard Landing' Fears

    12-15-2011 03:30 PM by Tom Lydon

    China's economy and exchange traded funds tied to the country's equities market may be in for a hard landing as economic data takes a turn for the worse and the country faces deleveraging pressure. China ETFs are down about 20% in 2011 with two weeks left in the year. China...

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  • ETF Spotlight: China Real Estate

    10-24-2011 05:02 PM by Tom Lydon

    ETF spotlight on Guggenheim China Real Estate (NYSEArca: TAO), part of an ongoing series. Assets: $22.7 million. Objective: The Guggenheim China Real Estate ETF tries to reflect the performance of the AlphaShares China Real Estate Index, which holds securities of Chinese pu...

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  • China ETFs Slumping Again

    10-20-2011 09:09 AM by Tom Lydon

    The largest exchange traded fund tracking China, down over 20% this year, could be rolling over again following a bounce earlier this month. The $6 billion iShares FTSE China 25 Index Fund (NYSEArca: FXI) has pulled back over the past week after rallying close it its 50-day mo...

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  • China Real Estate ETF Plunge Revives Bubble Fears

    09-14-2011 04:23 PM by Tom Lydon

    An exchange traded fund tracking real estate stocks in China and Hong Kong fell 3% on Wednesday and recorded a new 52-week low. The ETF's roughly 20% loss so far this year is a sign China's property bubble is bursting. ETF Spotlight on Guggenheim China Real Estate ETF (NYSEArc...

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  • China ETFs Trade Lower After Soft Manufacturing Data

    05-03-2011 07:31 AM by Tom Lydon

    Exchange traded funds (ETFs) tracking China have been weak lately after a recent report showed manufacturing growth slowed in April. China's markets and ETFs continue to wrestle with inflationary pressures. Overall, Chinese banks have reported better-than-expected earnings. ...

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  • China Real Estate ETF and the Housing Bubble

    04-27-2011 03:46 PM by Tom Lydon

    An uptick in the number of housing transactions across Chinese cities bodes well for the China real estate exchange traded fund (ETF). However, the optimistic news on the burgeoning Chinese housing market may force the government to clamp down even tighter on speculation. Tran...

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  • Will Higher Rates Hit China Real Estate ETF?

    04-17-2011 10:49 AM by Tom Lydon

    China has been looking at ways to cool its real estate market, and the recent crackdown on speculation in the country's capital could put pressure on the China real estate exchange traded fund (ETF). Also, China on Sunday again boosted the requirement on reserves banks must ho...

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  • 4 Reasons to Consider Global Real Estate ETFs

    02-10-2011 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    In this day and age, if you want to maximize your portfolio, you'll diversify with global assets and exchange traded funds (ETFs), and international real estate market is no exception. Investors should have learned three lessons from our economic upheaval: Bubbles pop, a broad...

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  • Growth and Value Come to Emerging Market ETFs

    01-25-2011 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    The next evolution for emerging market exchange traded funds (ETFs) is here. Global X today launched two more unique ways to play emerging markets with the Global X Russell Emerging Markets Growth (NYSEArca: EMGX) and Global X Russell Emerging Markets Value (NYSEArca: EMVX). ...

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  • The Case for Emerging Market Real Estate ETFs

    01-13-2011 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    If you've been less than impressed by a tepid U.S. housing market, then you might want to look at the real estate sector in emerging markets. But how about more exchange traded funds (ETFs) for it? Dr. David Lynn, author of Emerging Market Real Estate Investment: Investing in ...

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  • ETFs to Play China's Real Estate Boom

    12-15-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    China's real estate market has been flying like a rocket ship. Though there are concerns that it may be moving too fast, there's an easy way to ride the uptrend with a China real estate exchange traded fund (ETF). You can be a part of the property boom in China without actuall...

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  • How to Choose Among the Many China ETFs

    10-28-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Exchange traded fund (ETF) providers are quickly lining up to launch funds that give both broad and targeted exposure to the fast-growing Chinese economy. Which China ETF you choose, though, depends upon your investment goals and strategy. The performance of many of these fund...

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  • China ETFs: The Shift to Domestic Consumption

    08-16-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    The developed Occident is seeing growth at a crawl, but China's economy is one exception. The country's exchange traded funds (ETFs) are shooting skyward, thanks to a shift in domestic consumption. Joel Backaler for Forbes asked Oxford University Professor Karl Gerth about con...

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  • 7 ETFs Helped or Hurt By China's Trade Numbers

    08-10-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    China notched the largest trade surplus in 18 months last month. The surprising figures may portend tough times have a mixed impact on exchange traded funds (ETFs). The surplus could turn up the heat on Beijing to allow the yuan to appreciate faster. They also signal that econ...

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  • China ETFs: Plays for the World's No. 2 Economy

    08-03-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    What analysts have long predicted has finally happened: China moved up another notch to become the world's No. 2 economy, overtaking Japan. There are nearly two dozen exchange traded funds (ETFs) to play this development. Three-plus decades of growth has moved China is the num...

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  • 3 Reasons to Approach China ETFs With Caution

    04-23-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    China and its exchange traded funds (ETFs) have stalled somewhat in the momentum built up in the second half of 2009, but don't let that get you down. There's still plenty happening in the economy to pique investor interest - with caution. China's economy is a powerhouse, no ...

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  • China Real Estate ETFs May Be Undervalued

    03-08-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    There is no doubt that China is becoming an economic powerhouse. The Asian nation's exchange traded funds (ETFs) are abundant with opportunities, and one of the most notable ones could be in its real estate sector, which one study found was undervalued. Comparing price-to-boo...

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  • China ETF Plays: One Country, Many Options

    02-21-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    The media may be focusing on China's problems of the day, but China's fundamentals look sound and the country's related exchange traded funds (ETFs) may reflect conditions that are just right. From the start of the year to last Wednesday, the Shanghai Composite Index and Hong ...

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  • Claymore Launches China Technology ETF Today

    12-08-2009 06:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Claymore is quickly growing its new line of China-focused exchange traded funds (ETFs). The provider's newest launch is aimed squarely at China's technology sector. The launch of the Claymore China Technology ETF (NYSEARca: CQQQ) is the first ETF to focus on the Chinese techn...

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  • Real Estate And ETFs In China Are Presenting Real Opportunity

    08-01-2008 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    As the U.S. real estate market is in shambles, Chinese real estate may be building up, upgrading exchange traded funds (ETFs) as they go. The Chinese residential market has managed to maintain its strength, and the pace of construction is hard to keep up with. Tony Sagami for ...

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