ETF Report

 Rydex adds nine sectors

The Rockville, Md-based mutual fund and ETF manager, Rydex Investments, added nine equal weight sectors to its growing cadre of ETFs. All nine were listed in early November and all track the following S&P equal weight sector indexes: consumer discretionary (AMEX: RCD); consumer staples (AMEX: RHS); energy (AMEX: RYE); financial services (AMEX: RYF); healthcare (AMEX: RGI); industrial (AMEX: RGI); basic materials (AMEX: RYT); technology (AMEX: RTM); and utilities (AMEX: RYU).

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Live From The Superbowl

Thoughts and observations from the world’s premier indexing conference.

ETF Report

 Global sector iShares trade

Five new global sector iShares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange at the end of September.

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Rydex Rolling

Rydex Investments launches nine equal-weight sector funds, as it builds its successful equal-weight ETF franchise.

ETF Report

 PowerShares adds 11

In mid-October, PowerShares Capital Management launched 11 new ETFs, all of which were based on its dynamic Intellidexes, a proprietary family of enhanced indexes calculated and disseminated by the Amex.

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BGI launched its long-awaited commodities ETF onto the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The new iShares GSCI Commodity- Indexed Trust trades under the ticker symbol "GSG," and tracks the performance of the GSCI Excess Return Index.

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PowerShares Takes On … PowerShares?

PowerShares launches eleven sector-focused Intellidex ETFs, going head-to-head with its own FTSE RAFI fund; we compare the two fund-by-fund.

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Global Conquest

iShares continues rollout with the launch of additional global sector ETFs.