ALPS Launches Commodity Stock Fund
Investors interested in natural resources stocks have another commodity ETF to choose from. The Thomson Reuters/Jeffries CRB Global Commodity Index Fund (CRBQ) from ALPS Funds has just debuted.
Changing Shades of Blue
As of December 31, 2008, the top five holdings in Massachusetts Investors Trust, which this year celebrates the 85th anniversary of its founding, were the...
Commentary: Why ETFs Are Gaining on Mutual Funds
How many times have you heard or read it? Exchange-traded funds are overtaking traditional mutual funds in both popularity and asset growth. Regardless of whether...
Northern Goes Global
Northern Trust has added to its lineup of internationally focused ETFs by introducing the NETS FTSE CNBC Global 300 Index Fund ETF (MYG). The new fund...
Northern Trust Launches Global ETF
Northern Trust's NETS FTSE CNBC Global 300 Index Fund ETF (MYG) was introduced for trading on the NYSE Arca stock exchange on November 19. The new...
Green Funds May Be Less Than Meets the Eye
Green investing isn't such a lonely pursuit anymore. Unfortunately for investors, mainstream enthusiasm for green companies doesn't always translate into the green that lines wallets. But green is a term that's open to interpretation.
The Weighting Game
I'm not talking about "weight" as in counting calories. I'm talking about understanding the difference between an ETF whose holdings are weighted based on market...
Stocks Slammed by High Oil Prices, Rising Rates... And Then Came Katrina
Domestic Equity Funds -- August 2005 Review
Katrina Makes Waves for Markets, Mutual Funds
Long-term effects remain to be seen
Fund in Focus: George Putnam Fund of Boston
Jeanne L. Mockard, lead manager since April 2000 S&P Rank: 3 Stars Venerable Fund Sticks To Its Knitting