Heather Bell

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

Features and News

Platinum ETNs On Deck

At long last, it looks like U.S. investors are going to have access to platinum via an exchange-traded product.

ETF Report

 First Mover Status – Myth Or Reality ?

In most highly competitive industries, first-mover status is an elite distinction that can prove vital to long-term acceptance in the marketplace. But with 280 different funds launched last year and the first active portfolios finally arrived, how much does being first really matter in a hyper-evolving exchange-traded funds marketplace?

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Straight From The Source: Philippe El-Asmar

IndexUniverse.com chats with one of the key people behind the iPath family of ETNs.

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Beyond The Abstract: Investors Are Not Efficient Shoppers

A recent paper finds that investors consistently fail to consider fees and expenses when selecting comparable funds.

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PowerShares Turns To The Frontier

Firm files for its first frontier markets ETF, which would cover the Middle East and Africa.

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Deutsche Bank Lists U.K.'s First Money Market ETFs

The new funds are tied to the U.S. federal funds rate and the SONIA rate.

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New Claymore ETF Sheds Some Light On Solar Energy

"TAN" is the first ETF to cover a potentially hot industry.

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The ELEMENTS Of Expansion

Merrill Lynch's ETN platform adds four products in the early days of April.

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Beyond The Abstract: Will ETFs Obliterate OEFs?

A look at an article that compares the OEF and ETF structures.