Features and News

By Cinthia Murphy | July 06, 2015

One of the ‘best performing’ exchange-traded products of the year, RODI, is a case in point for why a mutual fund would sometimes be better.

By Olly Ludwig | July 06, 2015

The proliferation of ETFs has empowered many advisors to go it on their own.

By Cinthia Murphy | July 06, 2015

Experts see more twists and turns for the beleaguered country.

By Scott Nations | July 02, 2015

Gold prices may be sliding, but GLD options offer gold bulls some interesting possibilities.

By Jason Hsu | July 01, 2015

Information about factor exposures is insufficient for guiding allocation decisions.

By Sumit Roy | July 01, 2015

'Boring’ markets send volatility ETFs sinking.

By Cinthia Murphy | July 01, 2015

China and biotech ETFs see top returns so far this year.

By Olly Ludwig | July 01, 2015

The first half was a story of investors jumping into international stocks and out of the U.S.

By Liz Weston | June 30, 2015

IRA and Social Security maneuvers draw regulatory attention.

By Cinthia Murphy | June 30, 2015

A possible ‘Grexit’ looks more likely than ever. Two experts weigh in.

By ETF.com Staff | June 30, 2015

Two experts on low-cost investment alternatives guest on Wealthtrack.

By Rachael Revesz | June 30, 2015

ETFs and mutual funds, lightly regulated and holding no cash reserves, will be hit first by any run on liquidity, the bond guru said today.

By Cinthia Murphy | June 29, 2015

Chinese stocks are falling sharply these days, but there’s plenty to like about China going forward.

By Daniel Weiskopf | June 29, 2015

Among the many ways to target securities, a look at a fund that mines companies in mergers and acquisition is worth the effort.

By Cinthia Murphy | June 29, 2015

Negotiations hit a major snag, and a Greek crisis looks all but inevitable as a debt default nears.

By Cinthia Murphy | June 26, 2015

Not all hedge fund strategies are meant to deliver outsized gains, as this fund demonstrates.

By Cinthia Murphy | June 25, 2015

When it comes to replicating what smart money is doing, no two ETFs go about it the same way.

By Scott Nations | June 25, 2015

A strangle option can allow you to profit from a range-bound ETF.

By Chuck Mikolajczak | June 25, 2015

Annual index changes begin Friday.

By Olly Ludwig | June 25, 2015

The astonishing success of the cybersecurity ETF ‘HACK’ begs the question: What’s coming next from PureFunds?



Financial fund 'XLF' led inflows on Thursday, July 2, as net inflows helped lift total U.S.-listed ETF assets to $2.124 trillion.

'XLF,' 'SPY' and 'XLE' paced SSgA's issuer-leading inflows on Thursday, July 2, as total U.S.-listed ETF assets rose to $2.124 trillion.


By Drew Voros

Why is putting a client’s interest first not the industry standard?

By Matt Hougan

Contrarian plays, bad investing and authenticity in social media dominated the day.

By Dave Nadig

While they bring added risk, they can bring added returns.

By Olly Ludwig

The ETF world is a hotbed of interesting new ideas, as this week’s launches make clear.


By Invesco PowerShares

Smart beta appears to be poised for further growth.

By Dorsey Wright & Associates LLC

So many sectors, how do you choose? A quick guide from Dorsey Wright.

By Nasdaq Global Indexes

Bond exposure or bond performance? Only defined maturity indexes provide the latter.