Nevertheless, companies that own/lease forested property for sale of lumber and other wood-based products may be a means for total return seekers to capitalize on a real estate renaissance. REITs like Plum Creek Timber ( PCL) and forest product manufacturer Weyerhaeuser ( WY) can be found in the list of holdings for Guggenheim Global Timber ( CUT) as well as iShares Global Timber and Forestry ( WOOD). 3.) Singapore ETFs. Singapore Telecom provides mobile services to nearly a half billion people in the Asia Pacific region. The company has a 10% weighting in iShares MSCI Singapore ( EWS), helping to bolster the dividend yield to 3.6%. What's more, with Singapore rapidly become the center of the Asian financial universe, there are few places with as much "Street" credibility. Note: More adventurous souls might look to iShares Singapore Small Cap ( EWSS).
Hesitant to revisit the Asia growth story ? You shouldn't be. Not only is China's economy stabilizing, but Singapore boasts full employment (1.9% unemployed) as well as an enviable budget surplus that is 16.4% of GDP. Follow @ETFexpertThis article was written by an independent contributor, separate from TheStreet's regular news coverage.
A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund shows an impressive 13.9% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months. START SLIDESHOW:10 ETFs With Stocks That Insiders Are Buying » Old National Bancorp , which makes up 0.06% of the First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund , has seen 5 directors and officers purchase shares in the past six months, according to the recent Form 4 data.
In trading on Monday, shares of the First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund ETF crossed below their 200 day moving average of $23.41, changing hands as low as $23.18 per share. First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund shares are currently trading off about 0.6% on the day.
In trading on Monday, shares of the First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund ETF entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $23.185 per share. We define oversold territory using the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which is a technical analysis indicator used to measure momentum on a scale of zero to 100.