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Don Dion (, @DRDInvestments) is the owner and Chief Investment Officer of DRD Investments, LLC, based in Naples, FL. and Williamstown, MA., a family office focused on managing a long/short hedge fund, real estate assets, venture capital, and various other financial assets for... More
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  • Leveraged ETFs: A Call for Coordination  0 comments
    Aug 10, 2009 12:27 PM | about stocks: MS, UBS, AMP, FAS, FAZ, EDC, EDZ, CSM

    Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Smith Barney is the latest firm to put the kibosh on leveraged ETFs. The sophistication of many nontraditional ETF strategies, like leveraged ETFs and futures-based commodity ETFs, takes away from the transparency that many investors expect from ETF investments. A coordinated effort on the part of the CFTC, FINRA and SEC would be beneficial for the ETF consumer in the long haul.

    Stocks: MS, UBS, AMP, FAS, FAZ, EDC, EDZ, CSM
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