4 Factors to Consider Before Buying a Commodity ETF

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Among the nearly 2,000 ETFs available to U.S. investors are products with various levels of risk and degree of complexity. Commodity ETFs, which can potentially provide diversification benefits to a portfolio or be used to bet on a short-term movement in natural resource prices, fall toward the high-risk and high-complexity end of this spectrum. Continue reading →

Interview with Frank Holmes, CEO of U.S. Global Investors

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ETF Reference editor in chief Andy Hagans recently interviewed Frank Holmes, CEO of U.S. Global Investors. Mr. Holmes also serves on the investment committee of the International Crisis Group, and is an advisor on sustainable development to the William J. Clinton Foundation. The interview was completed over email, in May and June of this year. Continue reading →