The Claymore U.S. Capital Markets Bond ETF (UBD) has returned about 11.25% year-to-date with dividends and capital appreciation taken into conideration. However, in the last 20 trading sessions only about $367,000 of the ETF has changed hands. With total net assets of $10,647,839 and an expense ratio of 0.27%, this ETF is based on an index designed to represent the traditional investment grade securities in the United States long-term fixed income capital markets. Over 78.5% of the holdings are Aaa/AAA quality with an additional 14.75% A/A or better.
PowerShares Global Progressive Transportation Portfolio ETF (PTRP) is up about 9.2% in the last three months, but the ETF has only traded about $445,000 in the last 20 trading sessions. The index that this ETF is based on includes global companies engaged in businesses that stand to benefit substantially from a societal transition toward using cleaner, less costly and more efficient means of transportation. This ETF has a market value of only $5.4 million and an expense ratio of 0.75%. Holdings include Sociedad Quimica Y Minera (NYSE:SQM), Wabco Holdings (NYSE:WBC), Fuel Systems Solutions (NASDAQ:FSYS), Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP), Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) and Ener1 (HEV).
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