SEC ETF Overview

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is an agency of the U.S. federal government. It enforces the federal securities laws as well as regulates the securities industry (e.g., stock and option exchanges) in the U.S., including the creation, responsibilities and limitations of exchange-traded funds.

Features and News

Bitcoin ETF Plans Hit Snag

VanEck withdraws filing for futures-based bitcoin ETF; others may follow suit.

Daily Hot Reads

Monday Hot Reads: Your Own Worst ETF Enemy

Recent study suggests ETF investors are the biggest threat to their own portfolios.

Features and News

Why Bitcoin ETFs Are Closer To Reality

Bitcoin derivatives are coming, and an ETF could soon follow. 

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Portfolio Pumping Continues

The SEC has cracked down, but this still happens with actively managed funds.

Features and News

DOL Fiduciary Rule Takes Effect

The first stage of the rule might have some major implications for ETFs. Analysis

Be Wary Of This Skyrocketing Bitcoin Fund

‘GBTC’ has tripled in the past month, but it's a disaster waiting to happen for investors who buy in today.

ETF Report

 No ‘Valuable Argument’ Against The Fiduciary Rule

Arden Rodgers, a former software developer, brings an analytical perspective to using ETFs in his practice.

Features and News

How To Launch A Successful ETF

Cambria’s Meb Faber gives us a look into the business of bringing ETFs to market.

Features and News

SEC Sends Mixed Signals About Cutting Edge ETFs

Regulatory guidance has been murky about proposed bitcoin and 4x leveraged ETFs.