JOURNAL OF INDEXES
November/December 2014

Editor's Note

by Jim Wiandt

Articles

by Matt Hougan

Jim Wiandt, Steven Schoenfeld and John Prestbo reflect.

by Heather Bell

Vanguard's founder considers the current investment environments.

by Heather Bell

'Random Walk' author talks about what has changed in the 40 years since its publication.

by Heather Bell

Looking for stories in the market ...

by Heather Bell

The flexibility of ETFs, potential growth of smart-beta indexing and investing mistakes.

by Heather Bell

Chairman of S&P 500 Index talks about where indexing has been and where it is going.

by Heather Bell

The SPDR Woman reflects on the evolution of the ETF industry.

by Heather Bell

After guiding iShares to the top, a new project.

by Lara Crigger

DFA's founder reflects on the varied nature of passive investing.

by Lara Crigger

The head of MSCI discusses his company's evolution.

by Lara Crigger

The creator of the Russell Indexes talks about a changing industry.

by Lara Crigger

FTSE's founder looks at how far his firm has come.

by Heather Bell

A pioneer in fundamentally weighted indexing talks about the nature of smart beta.

by Heather Bell

Designer of the first comprehensive bond index reminisces about the origins of the Barclays Agg.

by Heather Bell

Nasdaq index veteran and architect behind QQQs looks back, and ahead.

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A better methodology for commodity indexes.

by Sal Gilbertie

Supercycle or no, don't ignore this asset class.

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Adding commodities to a popular investment approach.

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Commodities, in particular, can help

by P. Brett Hammond

How can investors access the asset class?

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A problem with the calculations.

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Using the extreme-value-at-risk (eVaR) metric.

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How to construct a diversification-weighted portfolio.

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Achieving DFA-style performance with ETFs.

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Charting a course between EMH and smart beta.

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How to capture buyback performance.

by Theo Gallier

A new area of socially responsible investing.

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