March 26, 2012 at 07:00 AM EDT
ETF Laggards Struggling In 2012
With the first quarter of 2012 coming to a close, investors have witnessed equity and commodity markets skyrocket as Wall Street continues to indulge their risky appetites. Stocks steamed ahead into the new year, with the Nasdaq and Dow Jones pushing into post-crisis, record breaking territory, an encouraging sign that perhaps the equity markets are well on their way to a full recovery. As markets rallied, many equity and commodity ETFs have posted impressive year-to-date gains. Although momentum continues to build, some corners of the market have struggled to keep up with the rapid pace [see also When Bigger Isn't Better: Profiling ETF Alternatives To DJP, FXI, GLD]. Of course, with these 2012 laggards comes an opportunity for investors to buy in cheap, positioning themselves for a potential turnaround in these sectors. Whether you’re looking to buy in or completely avoid these poor performing sectors, we outline the three ETF laggards struggling [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: ETFs To Invest Like Ron Paul Ten Unexpected Observations On YTD ETF Returns 10 Strange But True Facts About The ETF Industry Soros Dumps Gold ETF Assets Gold Miner ETFs: Breaking Down All The Options
With the first quarter of 2012 coming to a close, investors have witnessed equity and commodity markets skyrocket as Wall Street continues to indulge their risky appetites. Stocks steamed ahead into the new year, with the Nasdaq and Dow Jones pushing into post-crisis, record breaking territory, an encouraging sign that perhaps the equity markets are well on their way to a full recovery. As markets rallied, many equity and commodity ETFs have posted impressive year-to-date gains. Although momentum continues to build, some corners of the market have struggled to keep up with the rapid pace [see also When Bigger Isn't Better: Profiling ETF Alternatives To DJP, FXI, GLD]. Of course, with these 2012 laggards comes an opportunity for investors to buy in cheap, positioning themselves for a potential turnaround in these sectors. Whether you’re looking to buy in or completely avoid these poor performing sectors, we outline the three ETF laggards struggling [...]

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