Features and News

Slicing & Dicing Sectors Into Themes

A new type of ETF is becoming popular, offering alternatives to traditional sector funds in targeting different types of companies.

Journal Of Indexes

Better Than Sectors

A look at the benefits of thematic investments

Features and News

XShares To Close Carbon Emissions Fund

XShares to close Carbon Allowances Fund at end of month.

ETF Report

 Are Thematic ETFs Right For You?

Specialty-sector ETFs—also called “thematic” ETFs—have emerged as a major force in the ETF industry.

Features and News

New SRI ETFs Plan To Target Different Religions

Five more SRI-themed ETFs are proposed, each focusing on specific religions and different sets of beliefs.

Features and News

Pullback A Healthy Sign For Stock ETFs

The market needs a breather at this point, says strategist. He warns investors against putting too much stock in a three-week rally.

Features and News

S&P Launches Global Carbon Indexes

By some estimates, the global carbon market which the index tracks is worth more than $50 billion a year. 

ETF Report

 AirShares ETF Launches

The second exchange-traded product listed in the U.S. providing access to the global carbon emissions markets launched Dec. 15.