SEC 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

DOL Fiduciary Rule Takes Effect

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

ETF.com 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.

Features and News

Bitcoin Flying As ETF Gets Second Shot

Investors wait as the SEC agrees to look into the Winklevoss bitcoin ETF for a second time.

Features and News

Bats Targets NYSE & Nasdaq With New Offering

Firm says offering is in response to rising fees at closing auctions on other exchanges.

ETF.com Analysis

Feds Back To Loving A Well Run Lottery

The SEC approval of 4X-geared exchange-traded products may be a change of heart toward ETFs.

Features and News

SEC Approves Quadruple-Leveraged ETFs

New issuer ‘ForceShares’ may list geared long and short versions of the S&P 500.