As the market continues to climb higher, novice and experienced investors alike have been on the lookout for the next big growth play. Source: ProShares E-commerce, electric vehicles, cryptocurrencies and more have benefited as a result. Investors who felt uncertain about picking individual stocks might have opted for investment via exchange-traded funds (ETFs), a lower-volatility…

An ideal way for investors to get exposure to the industry leaders in green technology is through the ProShares Cleantech ETF (NYSEARCA:CTEX). According to data from ProShares, the fund “invests in companies involved in developing and building the green technologies that could power the future in areas like hydro, solar, wind, and geothermal.” So CTEX…

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have recently seen tremendous growth as an asset class. The first U.S. ETF, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE:SPY), was launched in 1993. The fund tracks the returns of the S&P 500 index, and assets under management total nearly $396 billion. According to the NYSE’s second-quarter report, metrics suggest that as…