ETF.com Staff

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Less Than the Sum of its Parts?

Under the category of remarkable stats, Dan Dolan sent us data showing the S&P 500 down over the past 5 years, even as 8 of it's 9 sectors (you get to guess the 9th) were up.

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Russell Rebalancing Reconnaissance

The annual reconstitution of the Russell indexes is one of the biggest dates on the indexing calendar. Here we provide an overview of some outstanding new research on Russell recon from Northern Trust.

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Bond Indexing Update

The bond indexing boondoggle continues to loom large for Ford coupons; a look at how one fund is playing the game.

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The Exchange-Traded Euro

Rydex Investments files for the world’s first currency ETF - an easy way to bet for (or against) the euro.

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Powershares To Launch Eight Sector Funds

The rapidly expanding ETF outfit sets its sights on the sector market. Is it stretching itself too thin?

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For S&P, There’s Style … And Then There’s Real Style

S&P/Barra style indexes are going the way of the dodo; two sets of more complicated indexes will take their place.

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A First in Philly

The Philadelphia Stock Exchange launches the first-ever options contracts on eight global/international iShares ETFs.

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Intriguing New Biotech Index Options

The Philadelphia Exchange’s new biotech index options hit the volatility sweet spot.

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Commodities In Every Portfolio

Days after the CRB gets an overhaul, Standard and Poor’s launches a new twist on its commodities index aimed at attracting long-term individual investors.