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Features and News

Gunning For The Gulf

S&P expands its coverage in the Middle East to compete with the fast-moving MSCI.

Journal Of Indexes

The Chief Cornerstone

The man who started it all worries that the index fund industry has veered dangerously off course.

Journal Of Indexes

Talking Indexes

The next big thing in index funds will be products that smoothe out the highs and lows of the market.

Journal Of Indexes

Things Are Not Always What They Seem

When weighted by assets, the average active fund actually beat the market over the past five years.

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CalPERS Goes Fundamental

CalPERS, looking for alpha, will invest $1 billion in “fundamental index” strategies; plus, the world’s largest pension plans goes short.

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FTSE, Singapore Exchange Launch Islamic Index

New Shariah-compliant index taps into growth in the Islamic investing; a first in Asia.

 

 

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Swiss Family Dividends

Ahhh, Switzerland—the land of clean mountain air, efficient trains, fondue and … (surprisingly small) dividends.

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Dividends Payout Up in 2005

Dividend payouts on the S&P 500 continued to rise in 2005, with total payouts up 12.5 percent to a record $227 billion.

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UPDATED: Fear Options

CBOE launches options on the VIX, and 10,039 contracts trade on first day. Catastrophe insurance, anyone?