February 3, 2015 Comments (0) Blog, Securities Fraud

Recovery of Market Vectors Coal ETF Losses

(Last Updated On: July 17, 2015)

Have you suffered losses investing in Market Vectors Coal ETF?  If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses in a FINRA arbitration claim against the brokerage firm that recommended the investment.

Market Vectors Coal ETF is an exchange-traded fund.  The investment seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Market Vectors® Global Coal Index (the “Coal Index”).  The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in securities that comprise the fund’s benchmark index.  The Coal Index is comprised of companies that generate at least 50% of their revenues from (or, in certain circumstances, have at least 50% of their assets related to): coal operation (production, mining and cokeries), transportation of coal, from production of coal mining equipment as well as from storage and trade.  The fund is non-diversified.  Market Vectors Coal ETF is down 22.67% year-to-date.

Commodity ETFs can be extremely complex and risky.  They are only suitable for wealthy, sophisticated retail investors or institutional investors.

Brokerage firms that sell such products are required to perform adequate due diligence on the investments to ensure a reasonable likelihood of success, and to evaluate whether the investments are suitable in light of the client’s age, net worth, investment experience, and investment objectives.  Firms that fail to perform adequate due diligence, or that make unsuitable recommendations, can be held responsible for losses in a FINRA arbitration claim.

If you suffered losses investing in Market Vectors Coal ETF and would like a free consultation with a securities attorney, please call The White Law Group at 312/238-9650.

The White Law Group is a national securities arbitration, securities fraud, and investor protection law firm with offices in Chicago, Illinois and Vero Beach, Florida.

For more information on The White Law Group, visit http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com.

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