ETF Report

 401(k) Plans - Add ETFs

One corner of the investor market that has largely taken a pass on ETFs—until recently—has been US retirement plans.

Journal Of Indexes

Coming Up Short?

A widely touted feature of ETFs is their shortability, but
investors are finding that many are difficult to short.

Journal Of Indexes

Exchange-Traded Funds Corner

Exchange-Traded Funds Corner
Overview of ETFs Around the World as of July 31, 2004
ETFs
CountryRegion
Number of
Primary
ETF Listings
New ETFs in
July 2004
New ETFs in
2004
Total
ETF
Listings
Assets Under

Features and News

NYBOT Launches Russell 2000 Growth & Value Futures

NYBOT continues its ambitious launch of Russell index futures with new futures contracts on Russell 2000 Growth and Value indexes.

ETF Report

 Market Breakdown By Recent ETF Performance

The 2003 stock rally, which catapulted every US equity-focused ETF at year end into positive territory, has slowed, as energy and a few other ETFs strongly outperform, and others take a breather.

Features and News

Coming Up Short?

With all this talk about the ease and usefulness of shorting ETFs, why is it that many ETFs are nearly impossible to short? The story behind the story.

Journal Of Indexes

All Things Being Equal

Not all investable indexes are capitalization- or dollar-weighted. Equal weighting puts a cap-dampening twist on the S&P 500 that many investors find appealing.

Journal Of Indexes

Exchange-Traded Funds Corner

Exchange-Traded Funds Corner
U.S. ETFs Sorted by Total Net Assets as of 5/31/2004
Fund Name Ticker Net Assets Exp.