Traders Grab Hold Of 300% Leverage

Contrary to expectations (including mine), the Direxion 300% leveraged and inverse ETFs are rapidly gaining traction in the marketplace.

Features and News

Hammers Stands Tall In Face Of Sell-Off

Passive portfolio advisor views torrid market as a good buying opportunity for rebalancing strategy that draws bands around asset classes.

Journal Of Indexes

Bear Stearns Rolls Out First U.S. Active ETF

Well, it finally happened. The U.S.ETF market got its first actively managedexchange-traded fund this springwhen the much anticipated BearStearns Current Yield Fund (AMEX:YYY) launched on March 25. The fund,which charges an expense ratio of0.35 percent, invests in short-durationU.S. government and corporate debt,targeting an average duration of 180days. It functions more or less like anactively managed money market fund. Analysis

It's All About Front-Running

The real question with these new active ETFs is not active vs. passive. It is, "Does front-running matter?" Analysis

More Education Obviously Needed

Matt, you're not alone. A lot of people I've talked to this morning are scratching their heads. Analysis

Returns Decay

Your blog about chasing returns got me thinking, Jim: Will all these new quantitative strategies suffer from returns decay?

Features and News

The Harsh Light Of Day

A look at how the market-beating, fundamental, timeliness, dividend and other specialty ETFs performed when the market crumbled.

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.