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Old 07-23-2008, 02:13 PM   #1
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FAN - Global Wind Energy Index Fund

If you want some wind exposure. Not a short play.

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Interesting! I wonder if the recent hike is due to Pickens and Gore?
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Old 07-30-2008, 09:40 AM   #3
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There have been a lot of articles about FAN lately as well as other wind energy ETFs. PWND has been receiving quite a bit of attention as well. If you are interested in wind, I suggest you take a look at PWND.
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I think a good ETF is probably a good idea, but I haven't been real impressed with some of the stocks in the portfolio. I'd rather pick and choose. JMO.
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I think a good ETF is probably a good idea, but I haven't been real impressed with some of the stocks in the portfolio. I'd rather pick and choose. JMO.
I'm not a "fan" of FAN.
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I'm not a "fan" of FAN. 60bp is a lot of money to pay for a few wind stocks...........
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Sounds like its full of hot air.

The fund I mean.
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PWND holds more than 85% foreign stock, heavily weighted in Spain (22%). Last I heard, Spain was in a recession.
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Wasn't the Man from La Mancha fighting windmills in Spain long ago?
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