ETF Report

 ETFR’s Expert Portfolios - 1Q review

At the end of this year's first quarter, all the major indexes were up, a welcome change to three consecutive years of first quarter declines.

Journal Of Indexes

Exchange-Traded Funds Corner

ETF Report

 Rydex style ETFs trade

Rydex Investments' six new style ETFs offering exposure to growth and value across large-, mid- and small-caps began trading on the Amex in early March.

Journal Of Indexes

Exchange-Traded Funds Corner

Features and News

Credit Where Credit’s Due

The strong returns for PowerShares’ flagship fund has indexing traditionalists scurrying to explain away the performance. But their accusations don’t hold up.

Journal Of Indexes

Exchange-Traded Funds Corner

Features and News

FTSE/RAFI Fundamental Indexes Highlight Sharpe Awards

Rob Arnott took two of the major prizes at the William F. Sharpe Innovations in Indexing Awards at the 10th Annual Super Bowl of Indexing; commodities ETF, VIPERs option, William Sharpe and Nathan Most also recognized.

ETF Report

 The Dirty Little Secret of (Some) ETF Dividends

The 2003 tax cut put the thrill back in high-yield investing. By reducing the top tax rate on corporate payouts from 38.6 percent to 15 percent, the new law instantly made dividend paying stocks more attractive.