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DJI Offers Extra Liquid Index for Canada

On March 26, Dow Jones Indexes launched without fanfare the first of its Extra Liquid Series indexes to cover the Canadian equities market.

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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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What Is Style?

Defining growth stocks vs. value stocks by measures like price-to-book is often unsatisfactory.

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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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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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How Do Investors Like Index Funds? A Lot, Schwab Finds

Charles Schwab & Co. released the results of its second quarterly Mutual Interest Council survey Feb.

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SFE and DJI Create Indexes

In December 1998, Dow Jones Indexes and the Sydney Futures Exchange (SFE) announced joint ventures to develop a new set of investable equity indexes and debt and commodity indexes with associated futures contracts.

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Islamic Index Launched

Dow Jones & Co., the publisher of The Wall Street Journal, has launched a new global equity-benchmark index aimed at investors who follow Islamic investment guidelines.

The new index - called the Dow Jones Islamic Market Index, or DJIMI -tracks about 600 companies whose products and services are permissible according to strict interpretations of Shari'ah law. The companies in the index are from 30 countries around the world, including the U.S.