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.

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New Van Eck Colombia ETF Takes On Global X

Van Eck, the ETF firm known for its commodities funds, today launched an equities ETF focused on Colombia, South America’s second-largest country. The rollout follows in the footsteps of rival ETF sponsor Global X Funds.

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Advisors Embracing ETFs, Schwab Says

ETFs are gaining ground among independent advisors, Schwab says.

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PowerShares Unveils Senior Loan ETF

Is PowerShares' new floating-rate bank loan ETF coming at the right time?

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Russell To Reconstitute Indexes In June

Russell Investments, the global index provider that says it benchmarks more than 50 percent of U.S. institutional equity products, will rebalance some of its indexes in June in a process that will reflect shifts in equity markets in the past year.

The process of reconstituting benchmarks takes place annually and revisits the inclusion of particular companies in various indexes through rules such as market capitalization rankings, the company said in a press release.