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We introduce you today to exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider Invesco PowerShares, a company offering a wide range of investment options.

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PowerShares Seeks to Boost Your Portfolio

We introduce you today to exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider Invesco PowerShares, a company offering a wide range of investment options.

We introduce you today to exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider Invesco PowerShares, a company offering a wide range of investment options. Invesco Ltd. is an independent investment management company founded in 1935 with more than $760 billion in assets under management. Among the services it offers to individual investors are ETFs, provided through its Invesco PowerShares subsidiary.

Launched in 2002, PowerShares became part of Invesco in 2006. PowerShares currently offers more than 170 ETFs in its portfolio and has assets of approximately $96 billion.

PowerShares was one of the first ETF providers to move away from the passive index-based composition of traditional ETFs, instead offering funds based on indexes with non-traditional weighting methodology and select securities using criteria other than market capitalization. One sub-family of ETFs that the provider offers involves fundamental weighting. As a result, these securities are weighted in their holdings, based on sales, cash flow, book value and dividends.

Read more about how PowerShares and its exchange-traded funds could propel your portfolio at Eagle Daily Investor.

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Doug Fabian is the editor of Successful Investing and High Monthly Income, and is the host of the syndicated radio show, "Doug Fabian's Wealth Strategies." Taking over the reigns from his dad, Dick Fabian, back in 1992, Doug has continued to uphold the reputation of the newsletter as the #1 risk-adjusted market timer as ranked by Hulbert‚??s Investment Digest. For more than 30 years, Successful Investing (formerly the Telephone Switch Newsletter) has produced double-digit annual gains. Doug has become known for his expert knowledge and timely use of innovative tools like Exchange Traded Funds, bear funds and Enhanced Index funds to profit in any market climate.

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PowerShares Seeks to Boost Your Portfolio

We introduce you today to exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider Invesco PowerShares, a company offering a wide range of investment options. Invesco Ltd. is an independent investment management company founded in 1935 with more than $760 billion in assets under management. Among the services it offers to individual investors are ETFs, provided through its Invesco PowerShares subsidiary.

Launched in 2002, PowerShares became part of Invesco in 2006. PowerShares currently offers more than 170 ETFs in its portfolio and has assets of approximately $96 billion.

PowerShares was one of the first ETF providers to move away from the passive index-based composition of traditional ETFs, instead offering funds based on indexes with non-traditional weighting methodology and select securities using criteria other than market capitalization. One sub-family of ETFs that the provider offers involves fundamental weighting. As a result, these securities are weighted in their holdings, based on sales, cash flow, book value and dividends.

Read more about how PowerShares and its exchange-traded funds could propel your portfolio at Eagle Daily Investor.

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