SSgA launches a TIPS ETF and a global payout ETF.
One of the major misunderstandings many investors have about commodities ETFs is how futures-based ETFs work.
Dividend ETFs have been all the rage lately, and it’s not hard to see why.
Finding ways for retirees to preserve capital using ETFs.
In a surprising move, Claymore Securities announced today that it would liquidate 11 of its least-popular ETFs.
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.
At the end of June, Claymore Securities launched its KLD Sudan Free Large-Cap Core (AMEX: KSF) and its BBD High Income (AMEX: LVL) ETFs. KSF tracks a subset of Russell 1000 stocks that meet KLD’s screens for environmental, social,and governance factors and involvement in Sudan. (See SRI meets ETFs this issue.)