Features and News

Few Places to Hide in the Bond Market

Market commentary from featured financial advisor.

Journal Of Indexes

Editor's Note

The Inside Scoop

By Jim Wiandt

The Editor of the Journal of Indexes takes a look at the latest developments in the index industry.This issue he discusses the recent surge of acquisitions in the industry and the implications of these deals.

Journal Of Indexes

The Inside Scoop

Journal of Indexes Editor on the latest in indexland.

Journal Of Indexes

Exchange-Traded Funds Corner

Exchange-Traded Funds Corner

Overview of ETFs around the world as of March 31,2004

ETFs
Country/Region

Number of Primary
ETF Listings

Journal Of Indexes

Active Indexing

Indexing can be as active as you want to be. Schoenfeld discusses an array of active strategies that can be employed using index products.

ETF Report

 Insurance Group Rates a Bond ETF for Risk

US insurance companies are some of the most significant investors in corporate bonds. This fact should have made iShares GS $InvesTop Corporate Bond Fund (LQD) a particularly attractive investment vehicle for them. After all, this ETF provides exposure to 100 of the most liquid investment grade corporate bonds around-making it an instant portfolio diversifier.

Features and News

Rounding Out the U.S. ETF Product Range

A 'wish list' for new exchange-traded funds.

Features and News

The Active Index Strategist

This column aims to provide a big picture view of the major investable asset classes, with a focus on investment strategies that are implementable with index products.