ETF Report

 Active optimization

Portfolio optimization pertaining to exchange-traded funds is currently most used in order to comply with diversification rules and to eliminate tracking error.

ETF Report

 US EXCHANGE-TRADED FUNDS Week ending May 17 2002

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

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 ETFs Ready to Take on Conventional Funds

ETFs will experience a growth spurt over the next couple of years, though nowhere near that suggested by some analysts, who predicted a doubling of assets every year for five years.

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 Brokerage Windows See the Light of Day

The ability to use exchange-traded funds in individual retirement plans has been gaining steam as more and more financial planners learn about the benefits of ETF investing.

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 Q1: An Emerging Market Tale

Interest in emerging markets increased and dominated the US-listed ETF landscape during the first quarter of 2002, as US markets continued to roil and major indices hovered in negative or slightly positive territory.

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 Trading a Global ETF

As the number of exchange-traded funds worldwide grows and demand for product steadily rises, US and international funds increasingly seek trading privileges outside national boundaries.

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 ETFr Databanks May 2002

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

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 Island and Instinet at War Over ETF Volume

The battle for market share in ETF trading heated up in March as Instinet and Island, the dominant electronic communication networks, declared war by cutting fees associated with trading ETFs and boosting rebates for adding volume in ETF share trading.