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Internet Indexes Survey: Who Do You Like?

A number of so-called 'Internet indexes', some more prominent than others, keep track of the internet industry and related sectors. Some focus solely on the Internet; others survey a wider range of technology stocks; none are more than a few years old.

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FTSE Launches British Small Cap Index

FTSE International launched its FTSE All-Small index on Nov. 30, 1998. The new index is designed to measure the performance of all fully listed UK smaller companies, a FTSE International press release said.

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MSCI Offers Global Fixed Income Indexes

In mid-November, 1998, Morgan Stanley Capital released two global fixed income benchmarks, the MSCI Euro Credit Index and the MSCI Sovereign Debt Indices.

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S&P 500 Funds: Money Flows Out Even While They Grow

As big stocks soar ever higher, more money is drawn to mutual funds that mimic the performance of the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index. That money spurs the index's stocks higher, drawing in even more cash.

Or so the theory goes.

But according to Vanguard Group, the fund company that runs the Vanguard 500 Index Fund, which replicates the S&P 500, money is really going out of such investments, not in.

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Three New Schwab Index Funds

Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc., the investment management branch of Charles Schwab & Co. is courting investment managers with its latest family of index funds.

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S&P 500 Funds: Money Flows Out Even While They Grow

As big stocks soar ever higher, more money is drawn to mutual funds that mimic the performance of the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index. That money spurs the index's stocks higher, drawing in even more cash.

Or so the theory goes.

But according to Vanguard Group, the fund company that runs the Vanguard 500 Index Fund, which replicates the S&P 500, money is really going out of such investments, not in.

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Three New Schwab Index Funds

Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc., the investment management branch of Charles Schwab & Co. is courting investment managers with its latest family of index funds.

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First Trust Advisors Plans Annuity Fund Group

First Trust Advisors L.P. is scheduled to manage a new group of open-end funds for variable annuity contracts which includes a variety of index-based funds.

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1999 World Index Returns

1999 World Index Returns In US$
 
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FT/S&P World Actuaries
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