Embrace QE With These Three ETFs
November 01, 2010 at 08:00 AM EDT
As the economy continues to flat-line, many investors have forsaken investments in the United States for higher growing economies in emerging nations around the world. Growth levels in many of these countries continue to impress–in excess of 8% in some instances–and are attracting significant amounts of capital away from developed markets which have struggled to post solid growth levels above 2% a year or create any meaningful amount of jobs. With a rather dismal outlook, investors have turned to the Federal Reserve, which is widely expected to engage in a second round of quantitative easing (QE 2) in an attempt to shake the U.S. economy from its malaise. The thought is that since near-zero interest rates were not enough to boost lending demand and liquidity, a program initiated by the Fed in order to boost the money supply and further drive down long-term rates might just do the trick. Economists [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Stories: Treasury ETFs: Filling In The Duration Spectrum Market Turmoil Boosts Long-Term Government Bond ETFs What’s Gotten Into Treasury ETFs?