ETF.com Staff

Journal Of Indexes

Not So Fast

End index licensing fees, as Mazer and Rende suggest, and the golden age of indexing will shutter to a halt.

Journal Of Indexes

Going … Going … Gone?

Recent case law suggests index licensing fees may go the way of the dodo. Ummm… yikes!

Features and News

$20 Billion To Uncle Sam

U.S. mutual fund investors could pay $20 billion in capital gains taxes this year, the third-largest year on record; will enhanced index funds take a hit?

Features and News

Just When You Thought It Was Safe…

Regulators uncover a new way that mutual fund companies are ripping off shareholders.

Features and News

A Sector Of Equals

Rydex readies a major expansion of its equal-weighted line of ETFs, with a full slate of sector SPDR funds on tap.

Features and News

Fleites Out At ProShares

Despite the tremendous success of the ProShares ETF launch, Gus Fleites has left company.

Features and News

Merrill Says Passive Hedge Funds Are Coming

We say: They are already here. But Merrill’s explanation of why the passive hedge fund movement is overdue is telling and insightful.

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PowerShares Three

PowerShares expands its offerings in the environmental space, and debuts the first private equity ETF.

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BOT Out

Merger mania in the windy city, as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange buys the Chicago Board of Trade; meanwhile, NYSE/Euronext lurches forward.