Features and News

Vanguard Loses Netherlands Head. Again.

Ronald Nagel jumps ship for AllianceBernstein after just eighteen months at the head of Vanguard’s Netherlands office.

Features and News

Philadelphia Goes All (And We Mean All) Electronic

As options volumes continue to set records, the Philadelphia Stock Exchange confirms rumors that it will floor-based trading.

Features and News

Of Pensions And Hedge Funds

A new bill will make it easier for pension plans to invest in hedge funds, putting pressure on traditional asset managers.

Features and News

ISE Unveils New Water Index

The ISE unveils new index options for the most precious resource of all, as its index options business continues to gain traction.

Features and News

NYSE Trading Rights Auction Underwhelms

The NYSE accepts the absolute minimum bid for trading rights on the floor of the exchange.

Features and News

Refco Scandal Engulfs Fund Tracking S&P Hedge Fund Index

The “investable” version of the S&P Hedge Fund Index gets tangled up in the Refco scandal, and Rydex shutters its fund.

Features and News

IRS Ruling Threatens Commodities Index Fund

An IRS ruling threatens to undermine the tax status of PIMCO's commodity index fund, and may hurt returns.

Features and News

NYSE Seat Prices: A Lesson In Indexing

The last seat ever to sell on the NYSE goes for $3.575 million. Meanwhile, the NYSE Group sets circuit breakers for 2005.

Journal Of Indexes

Bogle’s Corner

Index icon John Bogle weighs in on scandalous practices in mutual fund marketing.