SEC Investigating Former Freddie Boss
Richard Syron receives a Wells notice from the SEC.
The ETF Advisor: S&P 500 ETFs
[Editor's Note: This is a longer version of the article which appeared in the print edition of Investment Advisor, Februrary 2010 and includes S&P rankings...
Fundamentals Deliver Mixed Results
Is fundamental indexing a better way to invest? A quick gander at the industry-sector exchange-traded funds following these alternative indexing strategies reveals a mixed bag in...
Leverage, Inverse Offerings Expand
Rydex Investments has launched eight new exchange-traded funds on the American Stock Exchange. The funds, known as RydexShares, will provide leveraged and inverse exposure to Select...
State Street Offers Global Exposure
State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), the investment management arm of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) unveiled two new internationally oriented SPDR exchange-traded funds yesterday on...
Rydex's New Leveraged & Inverse ETFs
Rydex Investments announced that shares of eight new leveraged and inverse exchange traded funds have begun trading on the American Stock Exchange. Select Sector ETFs...
During the mid-1990s, the first generation of ETFs arose to track key benchmark indexes, like the S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq-100. Toward...
SPA Launches MarketGrader ETFs
SPA ETFs has launched a new series of six exchange-traded funds with underlying fundamentally driven indices designed by U.S. research company MarketGrader to beat the...
State Street Adds Global TIPS ETF
Fighting the ravages of inflation just got easier. In mid-March, State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) launched the SPDR DB International Government Inflation-Protected Bond ETF (WIP) on...
Bear Stearns Debuts Active ETF (Really!)
Bear Stearns was planning to make a splash by offering the world's first actively managed ETF on March 18th, but instead the company got hit...