1. EGShares Utilities GEMS ETF (UGEM) seeks to achieve its investment objective of total return by investing at least 80% of its net assets in Utilities companies included in the Dow Jones Emerging Markets Utilities Titans Index. Top U.S. traded holdings include Cia Energetica de Minas Gerais (CIG) and Empresa Nacional de Electricidad SA/Chile (EOC). In July, the fund lost 4.7%.
With any new trading vehicle it is important understand the unique risks involved. With emerging markets the risks exist for unfavorable currency fluctuations, as well as economic or political instability. As you can lose money, be sure to read the prospectus of each new security before investing.-- Reported by Kevin Baker in Jupiter, Fla.
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