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October ETF Roundup: Launches, Filings, and Closures
November 01, 2011
The third quarter got off to a sizzling start in the ETF industry; a surge in asset prices boosted asset levels significantly after two months of freefalls, and the product development activity...
FLYX Permanently Grounded: Direxion Shuts Down Airline ETF
October 11, 2011
Direxion, the company best known for its suite of leveraged and inverse ETFs, began the process of shutting down one of its few non-leveraged funds, the Airlines Shares ETF (FLYX) earlier this week,...
Direxion Transforms 10 ETFs, Grounds 1 Airline Fund
September 22, 2011
Direxion, a leading provider of leveraged and inverse exchange traded funds (ETFs), is changing the names, investment strategies and objectives of 10 funds. As of December 1, ten ETFs in the leveraged...
Time To Buy The Airline ETFs?
August 31, 2011
Although Hurricane Irene wasn’t nearly as devastating as some had feared, the storm did knock out power to millions and ground thousands of flights across the Northeast. Yet, the worst of the storm now...
Airline ETFs in Tailspin
July 27, 2011
Airline exchange traded funds were down sharply Wednesday along with shares of Delta (NYSE: DAL) after the company reported weaker-than-expected earnings that were hit by higher fuel costs. “We believe...
Steer clear of investments in planes, trains, cars
June 16, 2011
They were among the market’s best performers as the global economy recovered in the past two years. But this year many transportation-related stocks — and the funds that invest in them — have hit a...
Highlighting The PIIGS ETFs
June 16, 2011
While reports of jobless rates in the U.S. or the pace of inflation in China occasionally pop to the top of the headlines, the last several months have seen the spotlight focused on European markets as...
Weekly Recap Last week proved to be quite bumpy for investors, as asset classes from stocks to commodities–and everything in between–swayed between gains and losses for the last several trading days on...
Delta, US Airways Results Lift Airline ETFs
April 26, 2011
A rally in shares of Delta Air Lines (NSYE: DAL) and U.S. Airways (NYSE: LCC) provided a lift Tuesday to exchange traded funds (ETFs) that invest in airline stocks. Delta shares were up nearly 8% at...
While airliners have seen an uptick in traffic and average seat miles, shares and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) recently experienced some setbacks as energy prices continue to shoot up and a...
Southwest Cancellations Stir Turbulence For Airline ETFs
April 04, 2011
An exchange traded fund (ETF) investing in air carriers was lower Monday after top component Southwest Airlines cancelled flights over the weekend as it continues to inspect its jets for cracks....
Direxion Debuts Short Aggregate Bond, Treasury ETFs
March 23, 2011
Direxion, one of the largest issuers of 2x and 3x leveraged ETFs, announced the launch of three products offering daily inverse exposure to fixed income benchmarks. The new -1x Direxion ETFs include:...
Checking In On The Airline ETFs: FAA vs. FLYX
March 19, 2011
Exchange-traded products were first introduced over two decades ago to give investors alternative options to high cost mutual funds. Since then, the industry has grown exponentially, with assets now...
Five ETFs that need to die
February 23, 2011
Exchange traded funds are both a blessing and the curse for individual investors these days, writes Jeff Reeves.
December ETF Roundup: Launches, Filings, and Closures
January 02, 2011
December continued the impressive wave of product innovation that has become expected of the ETF industry. Various issuers introduced first-to-market products and continued the impressive expansion of...
Ten Proposed ETFs To Be Excited For In 2011
December 28, 2010
This past year the ETF industry picked up steam, as total assets in exchange-traded products reached $1 trillion for the first time. As ETFs continued their impressive growth, issuers have continued to...
Direxion Unveils Tidal Wave Of ETF Proposals
December 14, 2010
The month of November was incredibly active inside the ETF space. In particular, the last week of the month and the beginning of December saw the introduction of over two dozen new funds. Among these...
Direxion Launches Its First Long-Only ETF
December 09, 2010
It’s been a busy week in the world of exchange traded funds (ETFs) and exchange traded notes (ETNs), bringing us a new provider, a first for an existing one and two new offerings from another....