Features and News

Indexing and Corporate Governance

Should index funds and ETFs focus more on corporate governance as long-term investors?

Features and News

Joel Dickson Interview

Vanguard tax guru and fund co-manager discusses Vanguard's quantitative approach to managing its active stock funds.

Features and News

S&P Acquires Smith Barney Global Indexes

In a deal that could signal another significant reshifting of the index industry, S&P completed the long-awaited deal to acquire the SSB/Citigroup Global Indexes.

ETF Report

 Third Quarter Outperformance

International and technology ETFs post strong returns in Q3 2003 - small-caps also lead the way.

ETF Report

 In at The Beginning

A profile of Kathleen Moriarty, who was instrumental in helping bring the first and largest ETF - the SPDR 500 - to market in the eraly 1990s.

ETF Report

 Listing of Global ETF Data

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

ETF Report

 iShares.com New Investment Tools

Barclays Global Investors released a new investment tool geared to financial advisors on the iShares.com Web site. Plus more ETF news.

Features and News

Joined at the Hip – Vanguard’s VIPERS and index funds

Vanguard's exchange-traded funds are structured as separate share classes of its exisiting index funds. Industry insiders debate the merits of this structure vs. 'stand alone' ETFs.