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PowerShares expands its Low Volatility ETF suite with 2 new ETFs: S&P MidCap Low Volatility...

PowerShares expands its Low Volatility ETF suite with 2 new ETFs: S&P MidCap Low Volatility (XMLV) and S&P SmallCap Low Volatility (XSLV). The ETFs come with a 0.25% expense ratios, in line with counterpart IDLV (0.25%) and SPLV (0.25%), and slightly less than EELV (0.29%). Over the recent 1-year period, SPLV returned 16.36%, 68 basis points better than SPY, with an SD of just 8.6% vs. 12.8% for SPY. (pdf)
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    Smart decision for PowerShares. Hoping they will also introduce High Beta versions for both, in order to extend a momentum strategy to domestic midcap and smallcap positions.
    15 Feb 2013, 08:09 AM Reply Like
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