03.05.2013 - Hedge funds' 10 most popular ETFs
Exchange-traded funds like the SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) have many similarities with regular stocks. However, even though it trades like a stock on the market, an ETF is a security that follows an index, a commodity or a basket of assets, so it has some particularities as an index fund. Because it acts like a stock on the market, but also because of the low cost and tax efficiency, an ETF can represent an interesting investment opportunity. Speaking of the SPDR Gold Trust ETF, its shares have recently started to fall together with the overall slump of the gold market. The Trust had already hit a new 52-week low near the $132 mark in April before rebounding slightly...............................................Full Article: Source
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