SPDRs Spins New Sector Funds
State Street Global has introduced 10 new international exchange-traded funds. The new set of funds provides exposure to international industry sectors. Each ETF is linked...
PowerShares Debutes 'ETF of ETFs'
Fund of fund solutions have been a hit with mutual funds and now they're poised to become a hit with exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Invesco PowerShares has...
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...