Features and News

iShares Top $100 Billion in Assets

iShares has become the toast of the index industry with the breakneck growth of its fleet of low-fee ETFs.

Features and News

Largest U.S. Mutual Funds and ETFs

Update of current returns and asset levels for the largest 100 U.S. mutual funds and ETFs, sorted by funds size and including tickers.

Journal Of Indexes

Exchange-Traded Funds Corner

Exchange-Traded Funds Corner
Overview of ETFs Around the World as of July 31, 2004
ETFs
CountryRegion
Number of
Primary
ETF Listings
New ETFs in
July 2004
New ETFs in
2004
Total
ETF
Listings
Assets Under

Journal Of Indexes

Coming Up Short?

A widely touted feature of ETFs is their shortability, but
investors are finding that many are difficult to short.

ETF Report

 On the Short Side - Or, a Glass-Half-Empty Market View

Until fairly recently, short interest in US-listed ETFs was an upwardly mobile activity. It steadily increased month over month for most of 2003 and the first quarter of 2004.

Features and News

Coming Up Short?

With all this talk about the ease and usefulness of shorting ETFs, why is it that many ETFs are nearly impossible to short? The story behind the story.

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

Bogle’s Corner

With massive commingled account investing, many shareholders are forgoing their duties. Large funds share some of the blame for the governance debacle.