ETF Strategist Corner

Amid Uncertainty, It’s OK To Be Boring

When you’re really not sure what’s going to happen next, a few cheap and liquid ETFs may do the trick.

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Int’l Diversification Is Free

Diversifying stock exposure internationally is a free lunch, so eat lots of it.

Features and News

Newcomer Vident Launches First ETF

A newcomer brings a different take on international equities ETFs to the market.

Features and News

Cyprus Plans Shake Up Europe ETFs

Little Cyprus makes big waves, as markets grow skittish around its bank bailout plan.

Features and News

Vanguard Cuts Fee On VWO, 7 Other ETFs

The annual fee on VWO and seven other Vanguard ETFs drop as assets keep piling up. Analysis

Vanguard Changes Not Radical

Vanguard’s indexing announcement last week created quite a stir, but investors need to take a deep breath.

Journal Of Indexes

Vanguard, SSgA In Price War?

State Street Global Advisors cut expense ratios on its nine “Select Sector SPDR” sector ETFs, leaving their prices 1 basis point lower than competing funds from Vanguard.

The Select Sector SPDRs are the largest U.S.-focused sector ETFs. In a regulatory filing effective Jan. 31, Boston-based SSgA said that expense ratios on all nine of its Select Sector ETFs would be lowered by 10 percent, or 2 basis points, to 0.18 percent.

ETF Report

 Vanguard Cuts Price On VWO, 5 Other ETFs

Vanguard cut the price of VWO, the world's biggest emerging markets ETF, by 10 percent at the end of February. It also slashed fees on five other ETFs, saying the cuts reflected asset growth for the funds. All the ETFs were, and remain, the cheapest in their respective classes.