Features and News

Gus Sauter Interview

Vanguard indexing guru discusses switch to new domestic MSCI benchmarks - and why the Russell 2000 reconstitution no longer keeps him up at nights. Also featured is Sauter's previous Journal of Indexes article on benchmark construction.

Features and News

Spitzer Investigation Rocks Fund Industry

The Spitzer probe has caught many investors - and even some regulators - by surprise. The NY Attorney General says a hedge fund received preferential treatment at the expense of other investors.

Features and News

Fair Value Pricing in International Funds

Market timers often attempt to exploit time zone differences, and this can harm long-term investors. A number of index fund managers comment on the problem.

ETF Report

 ETFr Databanks October 2003

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

Journal Of Indexes

Guaranteed Enhanced Indexing

Some insurance companies are guaranteeing returns at basis points over the index return. The only fee is loss of short-term liquidity.

ETF Report

 Final bows: Europe Consolidates

The European ETF market has entered what participants on both sides of the Atlantic characterize as a consolidation phase following two years of exponential growth.

Journal Of Indexes

Bogle´s Corner

These poignant remarks to a graduating business school class allude to the philosophy that has driven a part of the index industry.

Journal Of Indexes

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