The ETF industry is growing by leaps and bounds. New entrants and products appear almost every week, assets are on the rise and many of the unique features of ETFs including transparency and efficiency are in demand. Yet with all this growth comes a variety of challenges for the industry. Here are three I would like to highlight.
Christian Magoon highlights several new ETFs that have launched in 2012 that have flown under the radar of investors and deserve a closer look. This insight was delivered in Magoon’s weekly ETF column on the NASDAQ. ETFs from PIMCO, Direxion, Market Vectors, First Trust, PowerShares, iShares and WisdomTree are covered.
In his weekly ETF column published exclusively by the NASDAQ, Christian Magoon highlights the downside protection dividend investing offers and analyzes the three best ETFs for domestic dividend investing in 2012. Although each dividend ETF takes a different investment approach, the best ETFs year to date share one common trait: low cost.
In an article syndicated by ETF Daily News, Christian Magoon highlights a recent report on private equity investing in India and the four sectors private equity investors see the most opportunity in. Discover which India ETFs are positioned in these areas and what opportunities India ETFs are currently missing out on.
In an article published on Seeking Alpha, Christian Magoon examines the two largest gold ETFs, the SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) and the iShares Gold Trust (IAU), to determine which ETF outshines the other.