46 Amusing ETF Ticker Symbols

By ETFDatabase | July 17, 2012 AAA

Over the last few years, issuers have been waging their own little war in the ETF industry: the battle of the ticker symbol. Some of the most popular andintriguingfunds are being caught on investors' radars simply because of their cleverly named ticker symbols. And with over 1,400 products to choose from the exchange-traded fund lineup, issuers continue to raise the bar when it comes to pumping out funds with the most eye-catching and amusing ticker symbols. Below we outline 46 of the most clever and rather amusing ETF ticker symbols available on the market:

1. AMPS Utilities Sector Bond Fund

2. ANGL Market Vectors Fallen Angel ETF

3. BARN Farming ETF

4. BLNG Pure Beta Precious Metals ETN

5. BOIL Ultra DJ-UBS Natural Gas

6. BUNT 3X German Bund Futures ETN

7. CAFE Pure Beta Coffee ETN

8. CANE Sugar Fund

9. CARZ NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund

10. CORN Corn Fund

11. COW DJ-UBS Livestock Total Return Sub-Index ETN

12. CROP IQ Global Agribusiness Small Cap ETF

13. CURE Daily Healthcare Bull 3X Shares

14. CUT Timber ETF

15. DIG Ultra Oil & Gas

16. DIRT Pure Beta Agriculture ETN

17. DRGS Global Big Pharma ETN

18. DUST Daily Gold Miners Bear 3X Shares

19. EPS Earnings 500 Fund

20. EWW MSCI Mexico Index Fund

21. FAN ISE Global Wind Energy Index Fund

22. FOIL Pure Beta Aluminum ETN

23. FONE NASDAQ CEA Smartphone Index Fund

24. FRAK Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF

25. GIVE Global Echo ETF

26. GLTR Physical Precious Metal Basket Shares

27. GRWN Pure Beta Softs ETN

28. GURU Top Guru Holdings Index ETF

29. HEVY Pure Beta Industrial Metals ETN

30. JO Dow Jones-UBS Coffee ETN

31. KOLD UltraShort DJ-UBS Natural Gas

32. MONY Financials Sector Bond Fund

33. MOO Market Vectors Agribusinesss ETF

34. NIB Dow Jones-UBS Cocoa Total Return Sub-Index

35. NUGT Daily Gold Miners Bull 3X Shares

36. PBJ Dynamic Food & Beverage

37. PICK MSCI Global Select Metals & Mining Producers Fund

38. RING MSCI Global Gold Miners Fund

39. ROOF IQ US Real Estate Small Cap ETF

40. SICK Daily Healthcare Bear 3X Shares

41. SOIL Fertilizers/Potash ETF

42. TAN Solar ETF

43. VEGI MSCI Global Agriculture Producers Fund

44. VROM Auto ETF

45. WOOD S&P Global Timber & Forestry Index Fund

46. YANG Daily China Bear 3X Shares

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Disclosure: No positions at time of writing.

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