NLR Is A Pretty Diluted Bet On Nuclear Energy

NLR Is A Pretty Diluted Bet On Nuclear Energy

ArefBarahuie/iStock via Getty Images There are a lot of reasons why you might want to invest in something related to nuclear power, with energy being such a core issue in today’s market. While there are ways to play nuclear, including buying Uranium commodities or uranium miners, we are not as excited about exchange-traded funds ("ETFs") like VanEck Vectors Uranium+Nuclear Energy ETF (NYSEARCA: NLR ), which hold mostly utility companies that happen to have some nuclear exposure. Politics is of key concern around the issue of nuclear, so there isn’t a good reason to not be selective and go with an ETF like NLR. We’d much rather invest in geographies where we know there is nuclear support for producing nuclear energy as a utility company. Moreover, there are better ways to play nuclear than with utilities. What’s in NLR?

NLR contains utility companies with nuclear energy producing assets and exposures, […]

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