Astor Investment Management CEO Rob Stein explains why First Trust's fundamentally weighted FXL is better than QQQ.
With Apple's stock faltering, investors seem to be rethinking technology funds.
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.
First Trust rolls out 17 alpha-seeking ETFs, pushing the total number of U.S.-listed ETFs over 500.