How I Really Invest My Money

You raise some good points about my portfolio, Jim, although I (surprise, surprise) disagree with many of them. Analysis

There You Go Again (ICI)

"The concern is the tax disparity is unfair to mutual fund shareholders," said Edward Giltenan, a spokesperson for the ICI. What a joke. Unfair to fund shareholders or fund managers? Analysis

ETN Tax Update

The ETN tax war is heating up, with the ICI on one side and the rest of the investment community on the other.

ETF Report

 ETFR Databank December

Our monthly databank breaks down ETF returns for every market segment.

Features and News

The Active Indexer: Defense Pays!

The latest installment of the Active Indexer reviews his results and takes a look at the growing dominance of high-quality assets.

Features and News

Coming To A 401(k) Plan Near You: ETFs

Kevin Price lays out the case for including exchange-traded funds in 401(k) plans.

Journal Of Indexes

ICI Says Fund Fees Are Falling

According to a new report from the Investment Company Institute (ICI), the average fees and expenses of stock and bond mutual funds have fallen by 50 percent since 1980. Fees were down again in 2006, too, with the average fee for stock funds falling 4 basis points (0.04 percent) to 1.07 percent, including loads. Bond fund expenses fell 0.05 percent to 0.83 percent last year, while money market fund fees saw a small decline as well (0.02 percent).

Journal Of Indexes

Largest New ETFs / Selected ETFs In Registration

Exchange-Traded Funds Corner
Largest New ETFs Sorted By Total Net Assets In $US Millions
Covers ETFs launched from September 1, 2006 through August 31, 2007.
Fund Name Ticker 3-Mo