Marsha Zapson

ETF Report

 Taking thinner slices in financials

The ETF space has become crowded with product covering just about every con­ceivable nook and cranny of the investable universe.

ETF Report

 Targeting retirement - Seligman launches three ETF funds of funds

It has become more and more apparent that Americans are being forced to be more self-reliant, especially when pro­viding for their retirements. And fund companies, happy to offer solutions, are launching target-date funds with impunity.

ETF Report

 A Business For All seasons

It's no question that exchanges are seeing indexes these days as profit centers. They are busily creating them and products based on them.

ETF Report

 Microcaps: Tailored for ETFs

They are the smallest of the small trading on major US exchanges today, yet there are few managers who specialize in, and even fewer funds that offer exposure to microcaps.

Features and News

Microcap Indexes: Tailored For ETFs

More than just about any other wave of indexes, the recent spate of microcap indexes was custom made with ETFs in mind.

ETF Report

 Energy ETFs Lead Sluggish US Market

Continued worries over oil prices, slowing economic growth and the Federal Reserve’s plans for raising interest rates have combined to hold stocks—and ETFs—back for most of this year through the end of June.

ETF Report

 Eight Industry-Focused ETFs Launch

PowerShares has done it again. The prolific firm has just added eight custom-designed, industry ETFs to its line up.

ETF Report

 Mega-Cap ETF Debuts

Does the ETF industry really need another US large cap?

ETF Report

 VIPERs go international

The international and emerging market corner of the ETF palette has long belonged to iShares.