EPA’s Fracking Study Bolsters Energy Industry, Undercuts Environmentalists
Industry groups said that the result vindicated what they have been arguing for years: drilling activity has risks, but fracking doesn’t deserve new federal oversight.
Mexico Energy Reform Opens New Investment Possibilities in Oil, Gas and Beyond
International oil companies and foreign investors are excited by the huge step Mexico has taken to open up its energy sector to private participation.
Van Eck Converting HOLDRS
Van Eck Global has made a bid to
convert the assets for six Merrill Lynch-sponsored HOLDRS into its Market Vectors ETF lineup. The HOLDRS, now part of the Van Eck lineup are the Oil Services (OIH), Semiconductor (SMH), Pharmaceutical (PPH), Biotech (BBH), Retail (RTH), and Regional Bank (RKH).
Van Eck Begins HOLDRS-ETF Exchange
Investors can exchange 6 Merrill Lynch products for new corresponding ETFs through Dec. 20
Top Portfolio Products: Expanded IPO Indexes; New Australian Equity Trust; Filing for Van Eck-HOLDRs Deal
Vanguard changes 10 funds; First Trust fund looks for IPO; Grandeur Peak to launch two funds; and Castle Investment Management cuts expense ratio.