Cinthia Murphy

Cinthia Murphy is managing editor of, specializing in all things ETFs. Her experience includes time at Dow Jones and former BridgeNews, covering commodity futures markets in Chicago and Brazil equities in Sao Paulo. Murphy has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Features and News

New ALPS MLP ETF To Target Tracking Error

ALPS looks to rectify AMLP's tracking error by going back to the drawing board.

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VelocityShares Adds iShares’ Parsons To Board

VelocityShares, the new ETN company known for its volatility-linked products, named to its board J. Parsons, who was previously global head of iShares sales while it was part of Barclays Global Investors.

VelocityShares first entered the ETP market with the launch of six VIX-based ETNs in November 2010, among them the VelocityShares Daily 2X VIX Short-Term ETN (NYSEArca: TVIX). The company said its family of ETNs has since amassed about $180 million in assets.

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Case-Shiller: US Home Prices In A Rut

Home prices remain in a downtrend, a sign of sluggish recovery.

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Van Eck Unveils Floating-Rate Bond ETF

Van Eck beat iShares to the punch with an investment-grade, floating-rate bond ETF.