Features and News

IndexIQ Debuts Small-Cap Taiwan ETF

IndexIQ, a Rye Brook, N.Y.-based ETF firm known for its hedge fund replication strategies, launched a small-cap exchange-traded fund today focused on
Taiwan, its fourth launch in a lineup that will include 13 small-cap strategies targeting commodities and Asian economies.

ETF Report

 What's The Best Global ETF?

At first glance it seems odd that broad-based global ETFs are relative newcomers to the ETF scene. After all, wouldn't it seem logical to offer a one-stop-shopping fund right off the bat? And yet the first ETFs of this kind didn't start showing up until 2007. The fact that three of the most dominant ETFs—EEM, EFA and SPY—together cover that territory no doubt cooled any sense of urgency.

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Zero-Fee ETFs: A Good Bargain?

Everyone expected lower prices when big names like Charles Schwab and Pimco entered the ETF playground. But now, it's just getting nuts.

Features and News

Asia's Growth Raising Prospects In Smaller Markets

While China and India grab the spotlight, a number of  less-known Asian markets are growing at a pace that U.S. investors might want to note.

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Cliffs Notes on ETF Families

Due to the popularity of my look atETFs by revenues, I've broken down fund families by revenues, average and meanERs. While you may intuitively know some of this data, some of the results maysurprise you.

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ETF Data Geeks Dream Table II

In writing my blog, I've put together some very interesting data about the actual size, revenue-wise, of the U.S. ETF industry.

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The Long Road: Emerging Markets A Safer Haven?

Latin America and parts of Asia are expected to outperform developed markets through year-end as U.S. economy slides.