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Spitzer Investigation Rocks Fund Industry

The Spitzer probe has caught many investors - and even some regulators - by surprise. The NY Attorney General says a hedge fund received preferential treatment at the expense of other investors.

Journal Of Indexes

Bogle´s Corner

These poignant remarks to a graduating business school class allude to the philosophy that has driven a part of the index industry.

Journal Of Indexes

Tracking The Real Market

The author proposes a solution for equity indexes that he says do not accurately reflect current market judgement and therefore CAPM.

Journal Of Indexes

How Is Your Reconstitution?

The more indexing has grown, the more that reconstitutions and index changes have become a drag issue for investors.

Journal Of Indexes

Intelligent Indexes

Indexes can be as active in their methodology as many managers are. The authors discuss the intelligent index and its uses.

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Vanguard to Release a Slew of New ETFs

Vanguard will launch a new family of sector index funds - and a whole host of new ETFs. The move signals Vanguard is looking to expand beyond its buy-and-hold asset base.

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ETF Assets & Trading Volume Up in 2003

Exchange-traded funds continue to grow as institutional and retail investors are increasingly incorporating them into both active and passive strategies. At last count there were 291 ETFs with 383 listings on 27 global exchanges.

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Index Rex

From the Journal of Indexes - The author unveils a methodology that seeks to incorporate the collective decisions of fund mangers into investable benchmarks in an article that was originally published in the Journal of Indexes in Q2 of 2002.

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Active Funds vs. the Indexes in Q3 2003

S&P's active vs. passive quarterly scorecard showed mixed results in the third quarter. Active funds beat S&P's large- and small-cap indexes while trailing in the mid-cap space -- but indexes win out over the long term.