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    Not all funds are created equal, and that goes for ETFs. But investors who only focus ...
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    Specialty ETFs give investors exposure to alternative asset classes. But they aren't ...
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    Learn about why the risks of investing in the ETFs that track the S&P 500 and the ...
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    Read about predictions for the stock market in 2016. See how the energy sector and ...
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    Find out information about the ProShares UltraPro Short S&P 500 exchange-traded fund, ...
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    Find out about the PowerShares S&P 500 Downside Hedged ETF, and learn detailed information ...
  1. S&P 500 Vs. Dow Jones ETF: Which is a Safer Investment? ...

    Learn about why the risks of investing in the ETFs that track the S&P 500 and the ...
  2. SPXU: ProShares UltraPro Short S&P500 ETF

    Find out information about the ProShares UltraPro Short S&P 500 exchange-traded fund, ...
  3. PHDG: PowerShares S&P 500 Downside Hedged ETF

    Find out about the PowerShares S&P 500 Downside Hedged ETF, and learn detailed information ...
  4. VXF: Vanguard Extended Market ETF

    Learn how the Vanguard Extended Market ETF provides investors with exposure to the ...
  5. 2016 Stock Predictions from Two Big Banks (GS, ...

    According to investment bank Goldman Sachs, US indices will "tread water" next year ...
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    Read about three heavily shorted stocks that are components of the Dow Jones Industrial ...
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    Learn about why futures contracts are often rolled over into forward month contracts prior to expiration, and understand ...
  2. What are the most important equity market indexes?

    Discover the most important equity market indexes. Stock market indexes are tools to evaluate the performance of the stock ...
  3. What are the main benchmarks that track the performance of the Internet sector?

    Learn about the main benchmarks that track the performance of the Internet sector. The Internet sector is one of the fastest-growing, ...
  4. Why do companies release financial figures in terms of fully diluted shares outstanding?

    Learn why companies release their financial figures in terms of fully diluted shares outstanding so as to give a true picture ...
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