ETF News

More Advisors Focusing On 401(k) Business

Here's how this advisor and others plan to grow their advisory businesses in 2010: focus on 401(k) clients.

ETF Fees Can Make A Difference

Individual investors are often told that index-linked funds are better for them than actively managed offerings, but index funds carry their own risks that can catch the unsuspecting.

552 ETFs Currently In Registration

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Need any more proof that the ETF industry is booming? There are now 552 ETFs in registration, according to an industry source.

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Christian ETFs Launched

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An Oklahoma City advisory firm today launched three faith-based ETFs based on indexes created by FTSE Group and KLD Indexes.

T. Rowe Price To Introduce Active ETFs

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T. Rowe Price joined the growing ranks of mutual fund companies seeking to enter the nascent market for actively managed ETFs when it applied to the SEC for approval to start a family of them.

Shades Of Green

by Marla Brill

Environmentally conscious funds and ETFs have turned around this year, but more narrowly focused plays have farther to go to regain lost ground.

ETF Mimics Hedge Fund Strategies

A new exchange-traded fund promises to mimic hedge-fund strategies, but investors may want to see how this second-generation ETF fares in the real world before rushing in.

As The Market Picks Up, So Have ETF Launches

In the exchange-traded fund business, it's almost like old times.

BGI Plans Genocide-Free ETF

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Barclays Global Investors plans to develop an iShares ETF that screens out companies that are strongly connected to genocide.

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Wading Back In

by Marla Brill

Last year's credit crunch and commodities crash sent assets in exchange-traded notes plummeting. Now, investors are taking a second look.

BGI Introduces Donor-Advised Fund

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Barclays Global Investors today launched a donor-advised fund that allows clients to invest their charitable contributions in at least 25 iShares ETFs.

Selling Sustainability

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In London, about 50% of the clean water leaks away because the infrastructure is so old. The cost of digging up all of the old pipes and replacing them would be astronomical...

ProShares Launches Short Treasury ETF

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ProFunds Group has launched an ETF designed to provide short exposure to long-term U.S. treasury bonds.

Van Eck Launches Vietnam ETF

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Van Eck Global on Friday launched the Market Vectors Vietnam ETF, the latest in a series of ETFs designed to slice-and-dice the emerging markets investing universe.

Small-Cap Bounty

by Marla Brill

Small-cap ETFs have grown in number and offer some interesting choices.

Taming The Bear With ETFs

by David J. Drucker

Clients upset? Maybe you should have used ETFs and Tom Lydon's simple investment strategy.

ETF Portfolios To Go

by Marla Brill

ETF portfolio management services pitch to financial advisors.

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Genworth Enhances Investment Management Platform Genworth Financial Wealth Management is enhancing its investment management platform to help advisors through the current...