Cinthia Murphy

Cinthia Murphy is managing editor of ETF.com, 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

CBOE Wins SPX, DJX Options Case

The Chicago Board Options Exchange, the largest U.S. options exchange, won a legal battle against New York-based International Securities Exchange (ISE) that ensures the CBOE remains the only exchange in the country to offer options contracts on the S&P 500 (SPX) and the Dow Jones Industrials Average (DJX) indexes.

Features and News

NYSE To Be Sole Provider Of MSCI-Tied Futures

The NYSE moves in on the CME, with an exclusive agreement for MSCI to provide the Big Board’s futures unit with indexes.

Features and News

AdvisorShares Hatches First Long/Short ETF

AdvisorShares, building on its actively managed exchange-traded fund offerings, rolls out what it called the first U.S. long-short ETF.

Features and News

UBS Adds Leveraged ETN To MLP Lineup

UBS doubles its presence in the MLP exchange-traded note world with a leveraged ETN that offers investors twice the returns of its index.

Features and News

April US Home Price Gains May Be Illusory

Gains in U.S. home prices may have reflected
U.S.
government support, and with that aid program now expired, home price gains may stall out.

Features and News

Russell Forms Partnership With Arnott’s Firm

Russell and Rob Arnott’s Research Affiliates are teaming up to create a new family of fundamental indexes in the latest sign that investors may have an appetite for new ways to get the most out of a benchmark.

Features and News

AdvisorShares Joins Cambria For GTAA ETF

AdvisorShares and Cambria Investment team up to launch a global tactical assets allocation ETF in the latest twist in the world of actively managed ETFs.

Features and News

Old Mutual’s GSR Challenges VWO On Price

Borrowing a page from Vanguard, Old Mutual decides to cut the price on its emerging markets ETF in the hopes of gathering assets in one of the fastest-growing pockets of the investment world.

Features and News

N.H. Firm Rolls Out Socially Responsible ETF

Pax World Management, a Portsmouth, N.H.-based investment adviser focused on developing socially and environmentally responsible exchange-traded funds, launched its first ETF today, and plans to roll out another two by the end of the month.