Features and News

BGI Enters Target Date Market; Adds Bond ETFs

BGI says it will target the IRA market and retirement plans of smaller employers with the new target date funds.

Features and News

A Closer Look At Emerging Markets Bond ETFs

Two new funds take different paths in avoiding riskier debt and investing in sovereign issues. Are correlations set to widen with U.S. markets?

 

Features and News

New S&P Indexes Focus On Foreign Treasuries

The new S&P series could very well prove to add another option for individual investors.

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Market Vectors Drops Lehman From ETF Names

The Lehman index group is now part of Barclays Capital as a result of the British bank's purchase of bankrupt Lehman.

ETF Report

 After The Crisis

The credit crisis is blowing full bore.

ETF Report

 Market Panic Reaches To Basic Engine Of ETFs

Exchange-traded products have been marketed as liquid, transparent investments, offering trading ease at relatively low cost to investors. While that is true in normally functioning markets, such products were running far from smoothly during the market panic...

Features and News

Sell-Off Leads To Muni Mania

As investors unload shares and prices tumble, yields on muni bond funds soar to new heights.

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Discounts Disappearing On Bond ETFs

Investors can see the differences between closed-end funds and ETFs quite clearly after just four days of trading as discounts arbitraged away.