ETF Report

 iShares bond fund receives NAIC 1 rating

In mid-May, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners rated an investment in the iShares Lehman Aggregate Bond Fund (AGG) equal to the risk-based capital treatment of a single bond with an NAIC 1 rating. This is the second iShares bond fund to receive the NAIC 1 rating after iShares GS $InvesTop Corporate Bond Fund (LQD) received an NAIC 1 rating last August.

ETF Report

 Get Shorties

Short selling of exchange-traded funds has more than doubled over the past year.

ETF Report

 Corporate Governance Indices from FTSE and ISS

FTSE Group and Institutional Shareholder Services agreed to jointly create global corporate governance indices

Features and News

Equity Indexes Down in April

Bond indexes and REITs also in the red.

ETF Report

 The Final Piece of the Nasdaq Puzzle

Nasdaq Composite options launch as ground is laid for ONEQ growth.

Features and News

Few Places to Hide in the Bond Market

Market commentary from featured financial advisor.

Journal Of Indexes

Editor's Note

The Inside Scoop

By Jim Wiandt

The Editor of the Journal of Indexes takes a look at the latest developments in the index industry.This issue he discusses the recent surge of acquisitions in the industry and the implications of these deals.

Journal Of Indexes

The Inside Scoop

Journal of Indexes Editor on the latest in indexland.