The Long and Short of It
To satisfy what it says is demand from advisors and other intermediaries, State Street Global Advisors, the investment management arm of State Street Corp., recently launched the SSgA Core Equity Fund, a mutual fund that takes both long and short stock positions, which is known as a 130/30 fund.
Swimming with PowerShares
When PowerShares Capital Management launched its first two exchange-traded funds (ETFs) back in 2003, a number of observers predicted the company wouldn't survive. At the...
Cutting the Tax Man's Take
If you're looking for ways to boost your client's investment performance, the key may reside in how well you use ETFs to reduce the bite...
Need More Global ETFs?
Throughout the year, international stocks have been on a tear and investors can't seem to get enough exposure to overseas opportunities in any form. On the...
SSgA Adds Bond Funds
State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) recently launched five fixed-income ETFs based upon one Barclays and four Lehman bond indices; investors may cheer the offerings' lower-than-average...
SSgA Launches Japan ETFs
Over the past year, Japanese stocks have lagged most countries in the Pan-Asia basin. But that hasn't stopped State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) from launching...
Forward thinking five
Boomer Market Advisor brought together five industry giants for agendas and predictions for the new year. All were chosen for their enthusiasm and creativity in...
Putting an International Spin on Dividend ETFs
Adding to the growing ETF landscape, New York-based WisdomTree Investments has launched 10 dividend-weighted ETFs in its crusade to compete for a share of the...
New SPDR Tracks Over-the-Counter S&P 500 Companies
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--State Street Global Advisors introduced on the American Stock Exchange an exchange-traded fund based on the Standard & Poor's 500 0-Strip Index, which carves out from the broader S&P benchmark all companies traded over-the-counter. This addition to SPDR ETFs allows a trader to purchase in a single transaction...
Changes in Store for State Street Global
LONDON (HedgeWorld.com)--State Street Global Advisors shifted its U.K. chief investment officer, Christopher Woods, into the role of head of global hedge fund investment strategy, where...