Index Providers ETF Overview

Index providers are a key pillar of the ETF industry. Indexes are important because their methodology dictates the selection and weighting an ETF may attempt to track. At first, index providers covered the markets with popular regions and sectors. But index providers have started to create specialized benchmarks for different types of investing.

Features and News

Why ESG & Ethical Investing Differ

Mona Naqvi of S&P DJI talks about how far ESG has come, and where it goes from here.  

Podcasts

ETF Prime Podcast: Best & Worst ETF Returns

Why midcaps can't be overlooked, and fixing emerging market indexes.

Features and News

‘ETF Rule’ Decision Postponed

The SEC canceled Wednesday meeting when vote on anticipated piece of ETF regulation was to take place.

ETF Report

Beyond ETFs: Direct Indexing

ETF are not the end-state: The next evolution for investing—direct indexing—is at our doorstep.

ETF Industry Perspective

Life + Liberty Indexes: Invest In The Freedom Factor

Perth Tolle of Liberty Indexes explains how her firm takes a different angle on tracking emerging market performance.

ETF.com Live Chat!

Live Chat: ETFs' Role In Credit Sell-Offs

Dave Nadig answers readers' ETF questions in real time. Here’s the transcript.

ETF.com Analysis

Facebook Faces ESG Index Music

World’s social media giant dropped from ESG indexes for governance issues.

Features and News

ESG As A ‘Conversation’ With Companies

S&P Dow Jones's new ESG indexes evaluate stocks through annual surveys, not just publicly reported data.

Daily ETF Watch

Most 'Meta' ETF Closing

The ETF covering the ETF industry will shut down mid-June.