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The Power Behind Energy ETFs

17 February 2010 at 2:41 pm by Staff     Bookmark and Share    Follow EtfExpert on Twitter

Energy ETFs recently experienced a strong move to the upside, fueled by a pullback in the U.S. dollar. The same held true for most hard asset ETFs and commodity ETFs. 

Yet the U.S. dollar has hardly tanked. Today it gained back nearly all that it had lost over the previous 5 days!

So before deciding whether or not to go long on energy or oil,¬†get a look “behind the scenes.” Plus, find out why more bond investors are selecting ETFs over individual securities.

What Do Oil ETFs Really Cost? - Matt Hougan, Index Universe
An Experiment Shows The Risks Of Shorting - James Stewart, Smart Money
Rough Bond Landscape Sends More Investors Into ETFs - Jeff Cox, CNBC    

 

 

Disclosure Statement: ETF Expert¬†is a web log (‚ÄĚblog‚ÄĚ) that makes the world of ETFs easier to understand. Gary Gordon, MS, CFP is the president of Pacific Park Financial, Inc., a Registered Investment Adviser with the SEC. The company and/or its clients may hold positions in the ETFs, mutual funds and/or index funds mentioned above. The company does not receive compensation from any of the fund providers covered in this feature. Moreover, the commentary does not constitute individualized investment advice. The opinions offered herein are not personalized recommendations to buy, sell or hold securities. Investors who are interested in money management services may visit the Pacific Park Financial, Inc.¬†web site.

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