Heather Bell

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

Features and News

New Approach To Hedge Fund Indexing

Bear Stearns launches a new risk arb index, taking a unique approach to tracking a popular hedge fund investment strategy.

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The Box Opens...

MSCI files for an IPO, and its prospectus offers a wealth of information on the indexing industry.

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S&P Enters Fixed Income Indexing Market

Lost amidst all the muni-bond ETF hoopla is a huge story: S&P has entered the fixed-income market.

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PowerShares Readies Five International ETFs

PowerShares looks to small-cap international and emerging markets in its FTSE RAFI series.

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Thailand's New ETF

Thailand's first ETF arrives ... but not without drama.

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Black Economic Empowerment ETF

A new ETF in South Africa offers an interesting take on socially responsible investing.

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More Volatility Options

Volatility options on the Russell 2000 and Nasdaq-100 are slated for launch.

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Best And Worst Of ETFS: Year-To-Date

What trends have been driving ETF performance in 2007?

ETF Report

 Going nuclear with Van Eck

Van Eck Global, the ETF newcomer with a penchant for filling holes in the ETF universe, has a couple of novel ETFs up its sleeve. Its nuclear ETF (AMEX: NLR), which began trading mid-August, is a groundbreaker. There are no other ETFs like it—at least so far—and Van Eck is expecting NLR to attract lots of interest.