ETF Report

 Heeding the Rule of Law

In an attempt to level the playing field among US exchanges and things that look and act like exchanges, the Securities and Exchange Commission has enacted a nine-month pilot program to give temporary relief to electronic brokerages and markets from the trade-through rule of the Intermarket Trading System.

ETF Report

 Eurex Breaks New Ground

Eurex has announced its intention to begin trading the world’s first futures on ETFs on November 18 this year.

Journal Of Indexes

Returns Of Largest U.S. Index Mutual Funds

Journal Of Indexes

Have It Your Way

The authors discuss when and how index customization is employed, focusing on socially responsible screening and international equities.

Journal Of Indexes

Global ETF News Overview

Titanic Ending For Titan 40

In what may be a hint of things to come as ETFs battle each other for dominance in certain market sectors, State Street Global Advisors is scuttling its SSgA Dow Jones Canada Titans 40 Index Participation Fund.

ETF Report

 US EXCHANGE-TRADED FUNDS Week ending September 20 2002

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

Journal Of Indexes

FTSE Creates Style Indexes

FTSE Group launched a series of value and growth indexes with an eye on the possibility of style funds tracking the new indexes. Relying on the cumulative experience of other style indexes, and not to be outdone by Dow Jones' six factor analysis or the eight factors taken into consideration for the new MSCI style indexes, the FTSE offerings will use nine measures to determine whether stocks are classified as growth or value.

ETF Report

 US EXCHANGE-TRADED FUNDS Week ending August 16 2002

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