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

It’s A Gas

The ISE’s new natural gas index has one eye on gas prices and the other on performance.

ETF Report

 Off-Track? Or Enhanced?

The iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend (NYSE: DVY) has been one of the most successful ETFs in history.

Features and News

Social Dividends?

KLD and Mergent team up to launch a new socially responsible dividend index; does it measure up?

Journal Of Indexes

Reality Check

The S&P 500 Equal-Weight ETF gets five stars? That must drive active fund managers crazy.

Features and News

PowerShares Takes On … PowerShares?

PowerShares launches eleven sector-focused Intellidex ETFs, going head-to-head with its own FTSE RAFI fund; we compare the two fund-by-fund.

ETF Report

 Making Money From... Money

It's all about the Benjamins. And the euros. And the francs. And the krona.

Features and News

Record Highs

What the new highs on the Dow do – and do not – mean about the market: a look at one of our most unusual indexes.

Features and News

First, Trust Russell

First Trust partners with Russell in a major move into the alpha-seeking ETF industry; can it compete?

Features and News

Green Century Gets It

Green Century Funds sticks with the Domini 400 Index, even as Amy Domini herself chooses active management; plus, cap gain concerns for Domini shareholders.