Lesson 4: The financial sector is OK. Four financial ETFs, including Claymore/Clear Global Exchanges, Brokers & Asset Managers ( EXB), made the list. Closely related to the group is PowerShares International Listed Private Equity ( PFP), whose holdings include a number of private-equity firms or managers as well as the consolidated exposure of the underlying portfolio investments.
March's Top-Performing ETFs Are Saying: Industrial Production Should Pick Up; Green Is Fashionable; Asia Is Popular; and Financials Are OK
TheStreet.com RATINGS GRADE
1-MO. TOTAL RET'N (%)
3-MO. TOTAL RET'N (%)
12-MO. TOTAL RET'N (%)
iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund
Claymore/MAC Global Solar Energy Index ETF
PowerShares Financial Preferred Portfolio
Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF
WisdomTree Pacific ex-Japan High-Yielding Equity Fund
PowerShares DB Base Metals Long Exchange Traded Note
Claymore/AlphaShares China Real Estate ETF
iShares MSCI South Africa Index Fund
Market Vectors TR Russia ETF
iPath Barclays Capital Global Carbon Index Total Return
Claymore/Clear Global Exchanges, Brokers & Asset Mgrs
iPath Dow Jones-AIG Copper Total Return Sub-Index ETN
PowerShares Dynamic Retail Portfolio
iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund
PowerShares FTSE RAFI Asia Pacific ex-Japan Small-Mid Portfolio
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