DWA Industrials Technical Leaders Index ETF Overview

Daily ETF Watch

Daily ETF Watch: 3 New Smart Beta Funds

Invesco PowerShares has filed for three new smart-beta ETFs.

ETF Watch

ETF Watch: PowerShares Shakes Up Lineup

PowerShares closes four funds, changes indexes on 10 others.

Daily ETF Watch

Daily ETF Watch: PowerShares Closures

The fund sponsor will shut four funds and tweak strategies on 10 others.

Features and News

Industrial ETF Face-off: PRN Vs IYJ

U.S. manufacturing gains produce surplus returns, but no equal playing field.

Features and News

Vanguard: US Poised For Growth In 2011

The U.S. economy may be turning a corner, Vanguard cautiously predicts.

Journal Of Indexes

AROUND THE WORLD OF ETFS

SPDRs Spread Their Web

SSgA has filed for the right to launch 16 new international ETFs, in one of the most important ETF filings in recent history. The new funds will give SSgA a complete lineup of global and regional ETFs, and will position the company to capitalize on the growing interest in international investing. The filings will put significant pressure on BGI, which has had, until this year, a near monopoly on international ETFs.

The funds are shown in the shaded box below.

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.

Features and News

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.