Features and News

Volatility Rising

VIX options volume soars, as traders and hedge funds alike embrace the new contracts; 150,000 contracts trade in a day.

Features and News

Clean Energy Redux

Nasdaq and Clean Edge team up to develop a new clean energy index, tracking one of the hottest sectors of the market. Is it different from Wilderhill?

Features and News

Measuring Everything

The new Capital Markets Index takes the idea of complete indexing to the extreme; the ultimate asset allocation.

ETF Report

 The Search For Income

Dividends are one corner of the ETF universe where investor enthusiasm is matching managers' product development.

ETF Report

 I POX 100 trades

First Trust IPOX-100 (FPX), which gives investors exposure to the 100 largest and most promising recent initial public offerings.

ETF Report

 ETFR Databank May 2006

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

Features and News

The Exchange-Traded Hedge Fund

A new filing by ETF upstart Deutsche Bank straddles the line between ETF and hedge fund, and delivers some impressive historical returns.

ETF Report

 RSP splits in four

Reflecting its strong outperformance since inception three years ago, Rydex S&P Equal Weight ETF (RSP) split its shares four-for-one at the end of April.