Market Vectors ETFs are sponsored by Van Eck Global. Founded in 1955, Van Eck Global was among the first U.S. money managers helping investors achieve greater diversification through global investing. Today, the firm continues this tradition by offering innovative, actively managed investment choices in hard assets, emerging markets, precious metals including gold, and other alternative asset classes. Van Eck Global has offices around the world and manages approximately $32.0 billion in investor assets as of June 30, 2012.Disclosures The Market Vectors Coal ETF is subject to various risks including those associated with making investments in companies engaged in the coal business such as changes in exchange rates, interest rates, government regulations, world events, depletion of resources and economic conditions, as well as market, economic and political risks of the countries where energy companies are located or do business. Additional risks include worldwide energy price fluctuations, natural disasters, environmental damage claims and risks related to foreign investments. The Fund may loan its securities, which may subject it to additional credit and counterparty risk. The Market Vectors Gaming ETF is subject to various risks including those associated with making investments in companies engaged in the gaming business such as competitive pressures, changes in government regulation, world events and economic conditions. Additional risks include legislative changes, high correlation within the industry, changes in consumer taste and risks related to foreign investments. The Fund may loan its securities, which may subject it to additional credit and counterparty risk. Fund shares are not individually redeemable and will be issued and redeemed at their NAV only through certain authorized broker-dealers in large, specified blocks of shares called “creation units” and otherwise can be bought and sold only through exchange trading. Creation units are issued and redeemed principally in kind. Shares may trade at a premium or discount to their NAV in the secondary market.
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