Features and News

Investors Shorting Real Estate, Retail, Small-Caps

Measuring short interest can be a tricky affair, but the latest report shows clearly that right now a lot of investors are pretty bearish on retail, real estate and small-cap stocks.

Features and News

Stein Sees Light At End Of Tunnel For U.S. Economy

Noted economist and manager expects a broad recovery by the fourth quarter. And he's dipping into sectors already showing strength.  

Features and News

First Airlines ETF In U.S. Takes Flight

Although gaining first-market-mover status, FAA will have to fly against some more-established and diversified transportation ETFs. 

Features and News

Claymore Plans To Launch First Airlines ETF

With the recent transportation-themed launches, Claymore seems to be trying to develop a theme around the sector.

Journal Of Indexes

Around The World Of ETFs

Pioneering Active Bond ETF Shuttered

One of the first active bond ETFs, the Bear Stearns Current Yield Fund (AMEX: YYY), has thrown in the towel after an unsuccessful launch. The Board of Trustees of Bear Stearns' Active ETF Trust voted unanimously to liquidate the fund.

Features and News

PowerShares Goes Global In Transportation, Biotech

While not first in either sector, the new ETFs offer portfolios with U.S. as well as international exposures to stocks.

Features and News

Greenback Rebound Is A Game-Changer

One advisor says the dollar's rebound means it's time to rejigger your portfolio.