What’s The Best Minimum Volatility ETF?

As investors pile into the debt markets to search for yield in the midst of uncertainty, equities aren’t getting the love they deserve. Minimum volatility plays might be the key to restoring that love. Analysis

Emerging Market Low-Vol ETFs

Low-volatility ETFs have been the talk of the town in the past year, and those focused on the emerging markets deserve a bit more attention.

Journal Of Indexes


SPY Crosses $100 Billion Mark
In early February, “SPY,” the very first U.S.-listed exchange-traded fund, became the first ETF to gather more than $100 billion, almost 19 years after its launch, putting it in the company of some of the more legendary U.S. mutual funds and making it the perfect metaphor for an ETF industry that’s on a roll.

ETF Report

 PowerShares Adds To ‘Low Vol’ Lineup

In mid-January, Invesco PowerShares brought two low-volatility ETFs to market. The launches follow on the success of the PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF (NYSE Arca: SPLV), which has gathered more than $1 billion since its launch in May 2011.