First Alternative Energy Index Spawns Exchange Traded Fund
Investing in a portfolio of companies involved in alternative energies such as wind, solar, and hydrogen fuel cells has been challenging, but it is now getting easier. Last month saw the launch of the WilderHill Clean Energy Index (ECO), a benchmark comprised of publicly traded companies involved in alternative energies that is published by the American Stock Exchange. [ more ]
A listing of the index components for this ETF can be found at the AMEX website. This is great news and also a great way to invest in Alternative Energy Companies. I feel that ETF's are much more cost efficient and easier to use than mutual funds. This ETF is scheduled to launch in October and I will post the ETF ticker symbol when it starts trading.