But this gold play is an ETN and there are a lot of moving parts.
Since it received a makeover, the Guggenheim Shipping ETF appears to be a safer way to invest in global shipping and the global economy.
If China's economy accelerates again, Chile should benefit, and so should the exchange-traded fund that tracks Chile's economy.
The space is complex because as more MLPs are formed, the risk is that too much supply is created and prices go down.
Investors looking to invest in emerging-market materials should know that different ETFs contain very different holdings.
For coal ETF investors, world growth may matter more than domestic declines.
The PowerShares S&P 500 Downside Hedged ETF offers what may be an overly complicated path to protection from market downturns.
The new funds' approaches are different, but not very different.
ProShares offers more nuanced approach to traditional long/short positioning.
If you want to invest in China despite concerns of an economic 'hard landing,' look to the consumer.