Features and News

By Heather Bell | January 23, 2015

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

By Jason Hsu | January 23, 2015

Will ‘smart beta’ shake up the business-as-usual world of investment management?

By Scott Nations | January 22, 2015

A primer on how to make money when SPY is going nowhere using options in the biggest ETF in the world.

By Rachael Revesz | January 22, 2015

The full-blown QE—at €60 billion per month—will start in March and run until September 2016 in hopes of staving off deflation.

By Olivier Ludwig | January 22, 2015

Larry Swedroe begins the 4-day event, guns blazing, explaining why active management is harder than ever.

By Lara Crigger | January 21, 2015

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

By Drew Voros | January 21, 2015

OPEC’s leader pricing its high-grade crude oil $2/barrel below U.S. benchmark.

By Olivier Ludwig | January 21, 2015

The ‘House That Bogle Built’ now has second-biggest ETF business.

By Cinthia Murphy | January 21, 2015

Gold regains its luster as investors brace for QE in eurozone.

By ETF.com Staff | January 20, 2015

The exchange-traded funds industry has helped to bring institutional-quality products within reach of all investors.

By Cinthia Murphy | January 20, 2015

With correlations on the rise, markets betray their growing anxiety about the global economy.

By ETF.com Staff | January 20, 2015

Show moves south to Florida next week.

By Olivier Ludwig | January 15, 2015

The geopolitical writer sees plenty of challenges around the planet, but the U.S. is least among his worries.

By Cinthia Murphy | January 15, 2015

Some see the Swiss central bank action as a troubling signal about the eurozone.

By Scott Nations | January 15, 2015

For the most bearish on Europe, an options trade may be the cheaper option.

By Lara Crigger | January 14, 2015

The head of MSCI discusses his company's evolution.

By Sumit Roy | January 14, 2015

Productivity gains enable producers to do more with less.

By Cinthia Murphy | January 14, 2015

A surprising retail sales number pushes stocks and yields lower again.

By Cinthia Murphy | January 14, 2015

Republican road back to White House will be paved with a focus on future challenges, Rove says.

By Olivier Ludwig | January 13, 2015

Declining oil prices may pose problems for oil companies, but consumer ETFs and even tech ETFs are getting hotter.



The small-cap fund 'IWM' added money on Thursday, Jan. 22, as net inflows and markets stoked higher by eurozone QE news lifted total U.S.-listed ETF assets above $2 trillion.

A slew of iShares funds, including the eurozone-focused 'EZU,' paced the firm's issuer-leading inflows on Thursday, Jan. 22. The ECB's announcement about aggressive QE in the eurozone stoked markets and lifted total U.S.-listed ETF assets to more than $2 trillion.


By Dave Nadig

Sometimes it’s what’s under the hood that matters. Sometimes it’s not.

By Dave Nadig

President Obama may be undermining the benefits of tax-loss harvesting.

By Scott Burley

Wouldn’t it be nice to know if your favorite ETF were part of a securities-lending program?

By Dave Nadig

Long term, the floating Swiss franc is good for you.


Hudachek and Britt break down an emerging market fund that boycotts government ownership (XSOE) and an equity fund with an unusual hedge (VQTS).