John Spence

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Hedge Funds Index Funds Opening Asset Class

Funds begin tracking hedge funds indexes, providing some transparency, while opening the asset class to more investors.

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NYSE Poised for New ETF Development

A new player in ETF trading, the NYSE has entered with a bang. John Spence talks to Bob McSweeney, head of ETF development at the exchange.

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NYSE Poised for New ETF Development

NYSE's push into ETFs is just gathering momentum.

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To Tilt or Not to Tilt

Bill Bernstein discusses differences in Vanguard & DFA philosophies, and the recent controversy he's stirred up about ETF performance.

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Death Knell May Sound for 12b-1 Fees

SEC study shows fees have not provided their intended benefits to fund investors.

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Feeling the Power

PowerShares ETFs have delivered big returns so far -- we talk with president Bruce Bond.

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Morningstar and Barclays Global Investors Link Up for New ETFs

Now a way to invest directly in style boxes.

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Israeli ETF Marketplace Expands

K.S.M. Financial Instruments Ltd. introduced Israel's second exchange-traded fund, a product tied to the TA 100 index - a broad measure of the Israeli stock market.

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'Buffering' Investors from Index Effect

Index industry practitioners debate the optimal strategies to reduce the hidden costs of passive investing.