ETF

Clean Up Your Portfolio: The CTEC Renewable Tech ETF

ETF investors may want to start cleaning up their portfolios ahead of the New Year, with a clean energy technology fund in the Global X CleanTech ETF (CTEC) being one bright idea.

CTEC seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Indxx Global CleanTech Index. The fund invests at least 80% of its total assets, plus borrowings for investments purposes, in the securities of the index and in ADRs, GDRs based on the securities in the index.

The index is designed to provide exposure to exchange-listed companies that are positioned to benefit from the increased adoption of technologies focused on improving the efficiency of renewable energy production and/or mitigating the adverse environmental effects of resource consumption. Overall, the fund gives investors exposure to:

  • High Growth Potential: CTEC enables investors to access high growth potential through companies at
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Looking for a Juggernaut Fintech ETF?

Up more than 33% year-to-date, the Global X FinTech ETF (NasdaqGM: FINX) reminds investors that fintech is one of the more viable disruptive themes with compelling long-term implications.

FINX seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Indxx Global Fintech Thematic Index. The underlying index is designed to provide exposure to exchange-listed companies in developed markets that provide financial technology products and services, including companies involved in mobile payments, peer-to-peer (P2P) and marketplace lending, financial analytics software, and alternative currencies, as defined by the index provider.

FINX YTD Performance

FINX member firms are already encroaching upon territory previously dominated by traditional banks, including smaller business loans, payment processing, and business payroll. Plus, there are advantages for fintech companies in pursuing bank charters even if it doesn’t mean those companies will open brick-and-mortar branches.

Social distancing may have kept customers away from

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Should You Invest in the Global X U.S. Infrastructure Development ETF (PAVE)?

Designed to provide broad exposure to the Utilities – Infrastructure segment of the equity market, the Global X U.S. Infrastructure Development ETF (PAVE) is a passively managed exchange traded fund launched on 03/06/2017.

While an excellent vehicle for long term investors, passively managed ETFs are a popular choice among institutional and retail investors due to their low costs, transparency, flexibility, and tax efficiency.

Additionally, sector ETFs offer convenient ways to gain low risk and diversified exposure to a broad group of companies in particular sectors. Utilities – Infrastructure is one of the 16 broad Zacks sectors within the Zacks Industry classification. It is currently ranked 14, placing it in bottom 13%.

The fund is sponsored by Global X Management. It has amassed assets over $231.12 million, making it one of the average sized ETFs attempting to match the performance of the Utilities – Infrastructure

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