Features and News

2003 Year-End Review

Best and worst performing funds in 2003, index returns, and more.

ETF Report

 Renaissance in Tech; Japan Has Legs

ETFs at the American Stock Exchange rode the wave of increased US market confidence in the second quarter, increasing by nearly 16%, from $105 trillion to $122 trillion.

Journal Of Indexes

Around The World Of ETFs

In Conjunction With The Exchange-Traded Funds Report

SEC Limitation On ETF

Purchases Lifted

ETF Report

 REIT ETFs: Almost an Alternative Asset Class

Amid the poor returns registered by the vast majority of ETFs so far this year, real estate-based products stand out as a safe haven for investors.

ETF Report

 ICF: Barclays’ new REIT iShare

Some in the ETF industry think that Barclays’ new iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Index Fund, launched February 2 with an undisclosed amount of startup capital, will appeal to institutional investors; others consider it a retail product. Barclays says it has appeal in both spheres.