ETF Report

 A Fund of Ironies

“The NYSE’s trading of ETFs might cut into our market share”

ETF Report

 ETF Assets Stay Level Through Volatile 1Q

At first glance, first quarter performance data for exchange-traded funds
look great, considering that blue chip stocks traded near bear market territory
and technology stocks set records for losses

ETF Report

 Room to share: Stretching the S&P 500 thin

It’s true that almost every mutual fund company offers some sort of index fund based on the S&P 500 benchmark, often attracting a fair share of the pie for index products. But the mutual fund industry is a multitrillion-dollar industry with plenty of room for products that appear to be very similar.

ETF Report

 EXCHANGE-TRADED FUNDS Week ending March 16 2001

Our monthly databank breaks down ETF returns for every market segment.

ETF Report

 ETFs May Change, but HOLDRs are Forever

Though they are often set aside or excluded in discussions about exchange-traded funds, the assets under management for Merrill Lynch’s Holding Company Depositary Receipts, or HOLDRs, have been growing steadily right alongside standard ETFs.

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 The Rise of Global Sector Investing

The last month has seen the launch of tradable blue chip global sector indices by FTSE and Dow Jones. Introduced on February 12 and developed in consultation with Merrill Lynch, the FTSE global sector indices cover 11 sectors.

ETF Report

 EXCHANGE-TRADED FUNDS Week ending February 16 2001

Our monthly databank breaks down ETF returns for every market segment.

ETF Report

 EXCHANGE-TRADED FUNDS Week ending January 19 2001

Our monthly databank breaks down ETF returns for every market segment.