You Ask, Stockpickr Answers: June 21

Scott Rothbort is on Stockpickr today, answering your questions about ETFs, volatility and more.
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NEW YORK (

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, Stockpickr members participate in an ongoing discussion of stocks they own, stocks they want to own, stocks they don't want to own -- and anything else that's on their mind -- in the

Stockpickr Answers

forum. Today, Finance Professor

Scott Rothbort

will be hanging out in the forum to add his insight and analysis to the conversation.

With more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, Rothbort is the founder and president of

LakeView Asset Management

and the founder of

TheFinanceProfessor.com

, as well as a professor of finance and economics at Seton Hall University's Stillman School of Business.

Anyone can browse the Stockpickr Answers forum for stock-picking ideas, and as a member of the

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, you can post your own questions and respond to those from other members.

Here are some of the recent questions and comments from the Stockpickr community. To respond or to post your own question, just

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Hypothetically, if gold lost, say, 20% over a period of two months, what would Iexpect the U.S. market to do? Trade with gold or against the grain?Click here to read responses to this question or to respond yourself.

Anyone else seeing a huge buying opportunity right now for Motorola ? As catalysts Isee the upcoming release of the Droid X, the royalties coming from Research In Motion , buying up debtload, and also the spinoff of the mobile unit. With the amount they beat earnings last quarter plus royalties coming from RIMM,could we expect another blowout quarter? Click here to read responses to this question or to respond yourself.

I'm really not into ETFs, but I have some exceptions. For a long time I have been considering U.S. Natural Gas , but just thought that the timing was still too early in 2008 and 2009. This should now bethe time to consider this ETF. The horizon can now be seen in nat gas, its uses, its independence from foreign imports and the such. Thoughts? Click here for to read responses to this question or to respond yourself.

Am I correct (or hoping for the best) in thinking that the SEC will ensure thatall financial products will be based upon the underlyingequities/securities/indices/other made up names for new products that funds saythey represent? Click here to read responses to this question or to respond yourself.

Is there any advantage or disadvantage shorting the market with UltraShort S&P 500 or S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ? Click here to read responses to this question or to respond yourself.

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