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An exchange traded fund following the movement of Brazil’s currency against the U.S. dollar has been rising after a steep pullback in late 2010 due to government intervention. [Brazilian ETF Creeping Higher]

Exchange traded funds have opened new markets and asset classes to individual investors. Passive ETFs provide liquid and cost-efficient exposure to markets, but investors should be mindful of the risks, especially with more sophisticated ETFs. [Don’t Overlook ETF Risks]

ETFs 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 Heats Up Clean Energy ETFs]

In this options expiration week, traders are looking for an oversold bounce in U.S. stocks near the S&P 500’s channel support. [S&P 500 ETF Higher]