Features and News

Vanguard Marches on With Four New VIPERs

Vanguard adds three new MSCI sector index ETFs, and a REIT to the VIPERs offerings

ETF Report

 ETFR DataBank October 2004

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

Journal Of Indexes

Around The World Of ETFs

Energy ETFs Gain In First Half Of 2004

The 2003 stock rally, which catapulted into positive territory every U.S. equity-focused ETF at year-end, has continued during the first six months of 2004-but more cautiously. Returns have been mixed over the first two quarters for ETFs, and gains have not been as dramatic or widespread as in 2003.

ETF Report

 ETFR DataBank March 2004

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

ETF Report

 Market Breakdown By Recent ETF Performance

The 2003 stock rally, which catapulted every US equity-focused ETF at year end into positive territory, has slowed, as energy and a few other ETFs strongly outperform, and others take a breather.

ETF Report

 ETFR Global ETF Databank

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

Features and News

The Active Index Strategist

The active index strategist fearlessly looks at falling U.S. markets and expects restistance to break below as both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 continue to slide.

Journal Of Indexes

Sector Investing With ETFs

Never before have investors had so many ways to invest in sectors, cheaply and easily. The author offers a guide to the competitive sector.