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.

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Trader Vic: Gov’t ‘Hypocritical’ On Regulation

The outspoken commodities trader and author shares his thoughts on the financial reform debate.

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ProShares Launches Regional Bank ETFs

ProShares, the world’s biggest purveyor of so-called geared exchange-traded funds, launched a pair of ETFs focused on the
U.S.
regional banking sector, the first of their kind for investors.

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New Small-Cap ETFs Give Investors Fresh Tools

A slew of small-cap ETFs that have hit the market in the past month are giving investors a whole new array of tools for picking the most prospective countries or industries as the global economic recovery takes shape and gathers momentum.

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IndexIQ Rolls Out Small-Cap Korea 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
South Korea, its third launch in a lineup that will include 13 small-cap strategies targeting commodities and Asian economies.

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New Study Details ETF Use By U.S. Institutions

The percentage of U.S. institutional investors using exchange-traded funds is expected to grow from its current level of 14 percent, a noteworthy forecast considering big players like pension funds and endowments already represent half the assets invested in ETFs in the
U.S.
, according to a new study.

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Van Eck Launches Small-Cap LatAm ETF

Van Eck, a New York-based ETF and mutual fund firm specializing mostly in natural resources investments, launched a small-cap ETF focused on all of
Latin America, with almost two-thirds of the portfolio dedicated to a combination of Brazilian and Mexican companies.

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PowerShares Launches US Small-Cap Sector ETFs

PowerShares of QQQQ fame unveils a whole new look with a lineup of nine U.S. small-cap sector ETFs it hopes will soar as the economy comes out of the doldrums.

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PowerShares Sets Launch Of Small-Cap Sector Funds

PowerShares, the Wheaton, Ill.-based investment firm best known for its Nasdaq ETF (NasdaqGM: QQQQ), anticipates it will launch in early April the nine
U.S.
small-cap sector ETFs it’s had in the works, betting that smaller companies will deliver better returns than big ones in times of economic turmoil.