Journal Of Indexes

What If Active Works?

Vanguard's active funds—yes, that Vanguard—is beating the pants off the market. Hougan investigates.

Journal Of Indexes

Around The World Of ETFs

New Brass At The SEC

The SEC named Susan Wyderko as the new acting director of its Investment Management division, replacing the departing Meyer Eisenberg. Investment Management is one of four divisions at the SEC, and is charged with overseeing the $15 trillion U.S. mutual fund and investment advisor industries.

Features and News

Silver Sparkles on ETF Hopes

Silver breaks out to a 19-year high, as silver bulls smell approval for the Silver Trust ETF.

Features and News

PowerShares Bought Out By AIM

AIM Investments shells out $60 million – plus big incentives – for the pioneer of enhanced index ETFs.

Features and News

Global Index Summary for 2005

Hot of the presses is our global index data summary. Emerging Markets and resources indexes enjoy bang up years, while the U.S., tech. and small cap lag.

Features and News

Vanguard Loses Netherlands Head. Again.

Ronald Nagel jumps ship for AllianceBernstein after just eighteen months at the head of Vanguard’s Netherlands office.

Features and News

2005: A Look Back

A look back at an incredible year in the indexing industry.

Journal Of Indexes

Around the World of ETFs

14 New iShares For The U.K.

iShares UK  launched a major expansion of its  ETF franchise in November. The firm announced a three-week rollout of 14 new ETFs, covering everything from and emerging markets to dividends real estate and inflation-protected bonds. The new funds will double the number of iShares ETFs on the market in the U.K.