Where The ETF Industry Is Headed

I'm glad you like ETF Watch, Jim. It's definitely back to stay. Analysis

Five Biggest Summer ETF Developments

How do I love ETF Watch?  Let me count the ways.  It's the last word in the horse race that has become the exchange-traded product industry. Thanks Matt. And thanks for promising it will be weekly from now on. Analysis

5 ETFs I Like (For Real)

Here they are.  Five ETFs I REALLY like.  Some of you will call me nuts.  Some will have seen these coming all along. Analysis

Scams? Try Stockbrokers

I like your list of scandals, Jim, but you missed a few real boondoggles. Analysis

5 Most Scandalous Areas of Financial Services

Everyone has been picking on ETFs lately, but if you want to REALLY see scandalous behavior, here's where to look. Analysis

Bubonic Plague

I love a good quote, and they don't get much better than this. The Wall Street Journal ran an article today about pension fund managers rethinking plans to invest in hedge funds, given all the problems we've seen in recent weeks. Analysis

Once In a Light Year

I woke up this morning to read a New York Times story (free registration required) showing that the national housing price average had dropped for the first time ever. Analysis

Do You Speak ETF?

I've been studying the linguistic patterns of ETF-ese, Jim, and there are some real curiosities. For instance, there is no past tense: the words "has," "have" and "in the past" have vanished from the lexicon.