Steve Dew

Features and News

Van Eck Plans Lineup Of China Sector ETFs

Van Eck gets serious about China with plans for a lineup of sector funds.

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AdvisorShares Files For Two Funds-Of-Funds

AdvisorShares lays out plans for duo of fund-of-funds ETFs, one aimed at income, the other at capital growth.

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CFTC Mulls Options Trade On PPLT, PALL

Options trading on platinum and palladium ETFs is on the table at the CFTC.

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Big Trade Caused Flash Crash, Regulators Say

One large trade helped trigger the flash crash, regulators said.

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UBS Adds Short ETN To Line Of MLP Products

UBS gives MLP bears an arrow to add to their quiver with new ETN.

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SSgA Names Product Development Head

State Street Global Advisors, the world’s No. 2 ETF company, and the sponsor of the SPDR family of ETFs, named Scott Ebner to the newly created post of managing director and global head of ETF product development.

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Barclays Makes Tweaks, Plans New Bond Indexes

Barclays Capital, the investment banking arm of U.K.-based Barclays Plc, plans to launch a new line of aggregate/inflation composite indexes next year that will include inflation-linked debt to accommodate changes in the world of bond investing.

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iShares Chip ETF Gets New Name And Index

The world’s biggest ETF firm looks to build on its microchip ETF’s dominance with a new name and a new index to track.

ETF Report

 Share Lending: Who Gets The Money?

In an industry that routinely trumpets the virtues of transparency, securities lending by exchange-traded funds is a practice shrouded in mystery.