Features and News

Portfolio Review: Commodities Dip Seen As Good Time To Buy

Advisor also bullish on currencies and emerging markets while awaiting U.S. stocks to show stronger signs of a rally.

ETF.com Analysis

Not All Is Green In ETF Land

No matter what you call it—clean technologies or alternative energy—ETFs are flocking to the market. Apparently, so are venture capitalists.

ETF.com Analysis

How I Really Invest My Money

You raise some good points about my portfolio, Jim, although I (surprise, surprise) disagree with many of them.

Features and News

DFA Plans Additions To Fund Lineup

DFA filing includes international and domestic sustainability funds and a selectively hedged global fixed income fund. 

ETF.com Analysis

Finally, The Pudding

You’re right, Jim: These ETFs are providing price discovery and testing all those mythical investment claims you here about.

Journal Of Indexes


ETF Marketing Race Heats Up

The battle for ETF assets is heating up. Investment News reported that State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) raised wholesaler compensation for ETF sales and lowered the amount it pays for mutual fund and separately managed account (SMA) sales, as it looks to chip into BGI’s dominant position in the ETF industry.

ETF Report

 SRI meets ETFs

Socially responsible investing (SRI) has existed at the edges of the finance world, acknowledged by but rarely a part of the financial mainstream. Rising awareness of topics like global warming and violence in Sudan, however, have coincided with the explosive growth of ETFs to give both individual and institutional investors new choices...

Journal Of Indexes

Around The World Of ETFs

ETFs Approach $500 Billion

New research from Morgan Stanley found that inflows into U.S.-listed ETFs topped $11.6 billion in the first three months of 2007, bringing total ETF assets in the U.S. to approximately $480 billion. That actually represents a significant slowdown in asset growth, as it calculates out to just 10 percent annualized growth. In comparison, the industry grew 40 percent in 2006.