New Products: Big Rollout of Short, Leveraged ETFs
Between Direxion Shares and ProShares, 22 new leveraged and short ETFs were launched late in 2008, with the Direxion ETFs aiming to magnify the underlying indexes by 300 percent on the upside or 300 percent on the downside.
Big Rollout of Leveraged, Short ETFs
The last quarter of 2008 was very busy for the ETF marketplace. Between Direxion Shares and ProShares, 22 new leveraged and short ETFs were launched....
WisdomTree Launches Currency-Income Funds
Exchange-traded funds with investment strategies that focus on niche markets continue to emerge at a fast clip. WisdomTree Investments and Dreyfus Corporation, for instance, recently teamed...
WisdomTree Targets 401(k) Plans
Despite the mutual fund industry's domination of the 401(k) business, ETF insiders seem intent on giving them a run for their money. WisdomTree Investments has announced...
The outlook for the capital markets and the economy may be clouded, but the climate for launching exchange traded funds looks bright and clear! In...
Is Your Portfolio Bilingual?
Harvard University's rich (and closely watched) endowment continues to capture stellar returns. The $29.2 billion Harvard investment portfolio earned an annualized 10-year performance of 15.2 percent...
Wisdom Tree Enters 401k Field
Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are invading the 401(k) marketplace, and it doesn't look like the big push will let up any time soon. The latest entrant is...
ETFs in Retirement Plans
Invest n Retire, a Portland, Oregon-based company in the business of providing technology solutions to the retirement finance industry, has added New York -based WisdomTree...
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...
Upstart Firm Launches ETFs
WisdomTree Investments entered the cutthroat ETF business with a bang on June 16, when the New York-based firm unveiled a family of 20 new exchange-traded...