Journal Of Indexes

Bogle´s Corner

These poignant remarks to a graduating business school class allude to the philosophy that has driven a part of the index industry.

Features and News

Vanguard to Release a Slew of New ETFs

Vanguard will launch a new family of sector index funds - and a whole host of new ETFs. The move signals Vanguard is looking to expand beyond its buy-and-hold asset base.

Features and News

ETF Assets & Trading Volume Up in 2003

Exchange-traded funds continue to grow as institutional and retail investors are increasingly incorporating them into both active and passive strategies. At last count there were 291 ETFs with 383 listings on 27 global exchanges.

Features and News

Index Rex

From the Journal of Indexes - The author unveils a methodology that seeks to incorporate the collective decisions of fund mangers into investable benchmarks in an article that was originally published in the Journal of Indexes in Q2 of 2002.

Features and News

Active Funds vs. the Indexes in Q3 2003

S&P's active vs. passive quarterly scorecard showed mixed results in the third quarter. Active funds beat S&P's large- and small-cap indexes while trailing in the mid-cap space -- but indexes win out over the long term.

Journal Of Indexes

Bogle's Corner

Mr. Bogle goes to Washington. The column includes excerpts from his recent testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives.

Journal Of Indexes

Bogle’s Corner

Insightful and brutally candid, indexing legend John Bogle takes a look at the good, the bad and the future of indexing.

Features and News

Rethinking Float Adjustment

Standard & Poor's recently announced a switch to free float methodology for its U.S. indexes. S&P takes a critical look at the issue in a concept paper.

ETF Report

 ETFr Databanks March 2003

Our monthly databank breaks down ETF returns for every market segment.