Individual stocks can see big Monday moves after a bullish or bearish article in the weekend edition of Barron’s. Now a new ETF lets investors buy a basket of stocks that are attractive to Barron’s writers.

ALPS on Tuesday launched the Barron’s 400 ETF (NYSEArca: BFOR).

The ETF tracks a rules-based index intended to give investors a vehicle for tracking the overall performance of a collection of companies with strong fundamentals based on a methodology jointly developed by Barron’s and MarketGrader.com, according to a press release.

“All index components are selected on the basis of their fundamental strength,” said Carlos Diez, president of MarketGrader.com. “The Barron’s 400 Index is built from the ‘bottom-up’ using a methodology that is quite different from most traditional market benchmarks.”

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