Heather Bell

Heather Bell is managing editor for ETF.com and ETF Report.

ETF Report

 Market Turmoil Creates Hurdles For Inverse Financial ETFs

While September was not a happy time for the stock market in general, the true strife was confined mainly to the financial sector. Perhaps ironically, for exchange-traded funds, much of the negative drama was felt by the inverse financial ETFs—the very funds that many investors expected would have their heyday when the Financials sector was tanking.

Features and News

New Indexes Meld Frontier With Emerging Markets

With diversification-hungry investors waking up to the smell of frontier markets, index providers are crowding into the space.

ETF Report

 Will Investors Buy Prepackaged Graham?

When the ELEMENTS platform launched its most recent exchange-traded notes based on indexes branded with the name of a famous economist and investor, the obvious first question most people probably had was, "Why didn't anyone think of this before?" Another question—"Can this possibly work?"—no doubt followed quickly on its heels...

ETF Report

 Opening The Frontier

Until recently, frontier markets were simultaneously the hottest and most inaccessible asset class for ETF investors. Although the buzz about them had grown steadily, there hadn't been many ways for individual investors to access these tiny outposts across the globe...

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S&P Gets Selective In India

New index has size and liquidity screens and adjusts for foreign investment limits.

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Home Price Indexes Not Completely Dismal For June

We'll take the good news where we can find it.

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Anchors Aweigh! Claymore Launches SEA

New Claymore ETF covers global shipping industry.

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Claymore’s RYJ May Go From CEF To ETF

A shareholder vote set for August 28 will determine RYJ's fate.

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New ETNs Seek To Replicate Graham’s Strategies

Three new ELEMENTS ETNs from DB track indexes based on the philosophy of Benjamin Graham.