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  • ETF Performance Report: August

    08-31-2016 05:04 PM by Max Chen

    Despite somewhat recovering from heavier losses earlier in the day, U.S. equities and stock exchange traded funds finished August on a down note but remained largely flat for the month. Over August, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.1%, the Nasdaq Composite was up 0....

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  • The Oil ETF Leading the Surge on Higher Fuel Demand

    01-27-2016 01:54 PM by Tom Lydon

    An exchange traded fund that tracks heating oil futures was on fire Wednesday after energy demand spiked during the recent wintry blast that gripped the East Coast. The United States Diesel-Heating Oil Fund (NYSEArca: UHN), which follows futures contracts on heating oil or No....

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  • End of the Year ETF Performance Report

    12-31-2015 02:30 PM by Tom Lydon

    U.S. equities and stock exchange traded funds experienced a wild ride this year, but with everything said and done, the markets are closing out 2015 pretty much where they started. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 1.5% over 2015. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite increase...

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  • One Energy ETF Breaking from the Pack

    12-10-2015 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    While crude oil prices were stuck in the doldrums, Gasoline futures and commodity-related exchange traded fund surged ahead Thursday. The United States Gasoline Fund (NYSEArca: UGA), which tracks gasoline futures, rose 3.8% Thursday as Nymex RBOB Gasoline futures gained 3.5% t...

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  • Warm El Nio Weather Could Cool Energy ETFs This Winter

    08-21-2015 04:55 PM by Tom Lydon

    A strengthening El Nio weather system could push temperatures above normal levels this winter, potentially pressuring heating demand and energy-related exchange traded funds. "If El Nio holds according to plan it would be warmer and drier than normal this winter in the Northea...

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  • Heating Oil ETF for a Chilly Winter

    12-13-2012 12:01 PM by Tom Lydon

    This winter season is shaping up to be a typical cold season, compared to the last year's unusually warm months, and U.S. households are burning oil to combat the chill. Investors can gain exposure to the higher heating oil prices through a related exchange traded fund. The U....

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  • Four ETFs for an Oil Rebound

    10-25-2012 03:39 PM by Tom Lydon

    Oil prices have plunged the past week with crude futures dropping below $86 a barrel after touching $110 earlier this year. Contrarian investors, however, can consider oil ETFs for a rebound in energy prices. Physical oil exposure provide investors as an added hedge and divers...

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  • Investors Look to Commodities ETFs for Diversification

    09-22-2011 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Exchange traded funds have made it easier to invest in commodities and allowed individuals to branch out beyond traditional segments such as stocks and bonds. Although gold ETFs have attracted the most headlines recently amid the precious metal's record-breaking rally, investo...

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  • ETFs Options for Volatile Times

    02-26-2011 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    The problems in the Middle East have riled the markets, and anxious investors have been rushing into safer bets. While safe-have investments continue to draw attention, there are other exchange traded fund (ETFs) options that could be used to capitalize on the situation. Libya...

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  • What Lies Ahead for Commodity ETFs

    07-15-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that it will be holding hearings to determine if limits on speculative positions in energy futures markets should be imposed. What could be the impact on commodity exchange traded funds (ETFs)? Of the energy futures in...

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  • The 10 Hottest Commodities and ETFs of 2009

    06-26-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    We all know that commodities and the exchange traded funds (ETFs) and exchange traded notes (ETNs) that represent them have performed fairly well for the year, but are all commodities created equal? Some commodities have performed a bit better than others in recent months. N...

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  • Investors Run In Droves to Gold, ETFs; Dollar Dips

    09-17-2008 02:45 PM by Tom Lydon

    Gold prices and exchange traded funds (ETFs) are soaring after the government bailed out American Insurance Group (AIG) and the dollar fell. The largest gold ETF shot up 11.6% along with prices - the biggest one-day gain ever. Investors are fearing more tightening of the credi...

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  • Heating Oil Prices Could Warm Up Related ETFs This Winter

    09-05-2008 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Be sure to sit down when you open that heating bill in a few months: heating oil costs are expected to skyrocket this winter and it might benefit the exchange traded fund (ETF). People are already dreading this winter and the energy bills it could bring. Refinery plants are op...

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  • Heating Oil Could Heat Up ETFs and Your Bills

    08-31-2008 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    While crude oil prices may begin to come down, heating oil could heat up your bills and related exchange traded funds (ETFs). While prices are down to their lowest levels in months, the nation's heating oil supplies are also down 9.8% compared to the same time last year. In Ne...

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  • Larger Than Expected Fuel Inventories Have ETFs Hesitating

    08-06-2008 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    The inventory numbers are in, sending fuel prices lower and energy-related exchange traded funds (ETFs) sputtering while they figure out where to go next. The supplies were larger than expected, an indicator that high prices are still cutting into demand, reports Stevenson Jac...

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