Matt Hougan

Matt Hougan is CEO of Inside ETFs, a division of Informa PLC. He spearheads the world's largest ETF conferences and webinars. Hougan is a three-time member of the Barron's ETF Roundtable and co-author of the CFA Institute’s monograph, "A Comprehensive Guide to Exchange-Trade Funds."

Features and News

MSCI Revamps Indexes

MSCI revamps global indexes, rolls out complete series of small-cap bogies, as the international index market heats up.

Features and News

The Harsh Light Of Day

A look at how the market-beating, fundamental, timeliness, dividend and other specialty ETFs performed when the market crumbled.

Features and News

ProShares Turns 52

ProShares launches 12 Russell style funds: A look at what's next. Plus, what about those pesky short-term gains?

Features and News

ETF Watch: January 27 - February 2

ProShares goes sector crazy, while iShares slices and dices the real estate market.

Features and News

Lucky Seven?

PowerShares launches seven new commodity sector ETFs on the Amex; bold claims for important new products.

Journal Of Indexes

Editor's Note

Celebrating Innovation

MattAs I sit down to write this note, Jim Wiandt and I are busy putting together the finishing touches on the voting ballots for the 2006 IMN/ William F. Sharpe Indexing Achievement Awards. The Sharpe awards honor the most innovative advances in the indexing industry over the past year.

ETF Report

 The End Of Taxes

What if I told you that you never had to receive a capital gains distribution from a mutual fund ever again? Sounds too good to be true, right? But that's exactly the operating consensus surrounding the new exchange-traded notes (ETNs) from Barclays Bank PLC.

Features and News

Live From The Superbowl

Thoughts and observations from the world’s premier indexing conference.

Features and News

A Walk Through The Data

A look at where the money’s moving in the ETF industry, both in the U.S. and abroad.