Daily ETF Flows

Daily ETF Flows: SPY, ‘Qs’ Get $1.08 Billion

The usual suspects—SPY, the ‘Qs,’ EEM and IWM—topped creations list on Sept. 21.

ETF Report

 Active ETFs Have Taken Off

The story line on actively managed exchange-traded funds is that they are a failure. The media spent more than five years hyping the coming of actively managed ETFs, but when the first one hit the market in 2008, investors hardly noticed. As of March 31, 2010, there were (by most definitions) 17 actively managed ETFs available in the U.S. Collectively, those funds held $380 million, or about $22 million each.

ETF.com Analysis

ETF Data Geeks Dream Table III

As the first follow-up to my popular tabulation of ETF fund revenues, I offer you a view from the bottom.

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.

Features and News

Learning The Alphadex

First Trust rolls out 17 alpha-seeking ETFs, pushing the total number of U.S.-listed ETFs over 500.