You could invest in privilege…

…thru the Rent Seeking ETF proposed by blogger Cassandra Does Tokyo.

Companies that purchase influence, contracts, and favorable legislation/regulation are worthy of investor attention (not because they are more dynamic, which they aren’t) but because they have a definable edge – something many others cannot boast about. Of course, ETF marketers would need to sanitize the pursuit into something like “Government Partnership Focused ETF”…

Somehow she omitted land from this fund; I guess there are already ETF’s for real estate.

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