The following are the most read articles on ETFs that have appeared on Minyanville so far this week.
An Investment for Those Who Do Not Want to Be in the Market
How to participate in an investment that, by some measures, has produced zero net return over 12 years. Plus, some important historical notes.
As judged by the S&P 500 Index
(INDEXSP:.INX), over that time the market produced zero net return while being scarily cut in half twice along the way, which is enough to drive investors away for a generation or so. Investors have become ready customers for products and strategies that promise avoidance of losses, rather than good possible returns. Read more...
South Korea ETFs Soaring Despite Looming VWO Sales
ETFs tracking South Korean equities are defying logic these days.
ETFs tracking South Korean equities are defying logic these days. With the Vanguard MSCI Emerging Markets ETF
(NYSEARCA:VWO), the largest emerging markets ETF by assets, poised to drop the MSCI Emerging Markets Index next year in favor of the FTSE Group equivalent, some analysts and investors expected a sell-off in South Korean stocks. Read more...
Facebook Heading to Nasdaq-100 and Will Join at Least Four More ETFs
Shares of social media giant Facebook could get a lift over the next several days.
Shares of social media giant Facebook
) could get a lift over the next several days as fund managers and ETF sponsors acquire the stock in anticipation of it joining the Nasdaq-100
(INDEXNASDAQ:NDX) at the start of trading on Wednesday, December 12, 2012. Read more....
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