Podcasts

And The Growth Keeps Going

IndexUniverse.com's research and analytics team makes a "bar bet" on ETF growth in 2009: How 'bout $1 trillion by year-end? We also take a look at whether the leveraged ETF rocket could be running out of fuel.

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A Regulatory Canary?

Is the broker-dealer crackdown on leveraged and inverse ETFs going to blow over? Or, do ETFs face a new wave of regulation? Here's a walk through of possible scenarios.

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Untarnished Silver?

With the launch of a new bullion-based silver ETF, Matt Hougan and Dave Nadig pose the question: Is SIVR a better mousetrap, or just another shiny bauble?

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Discount Broker ETFs?

Schwab buys a ticket on the ETF train, but where exactly is it headed? Matt Hougan and Dave Nadig speculate.

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How Narrow Is Too Narrow?

With a rash of fund filings and launches in the last few weeks, Matt Hougan and Dave Nadig pose the question: Can we have too many ETFs?

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UMM/DMM: Not Your Usual ETFs

Yesterday saw the first full day of trading for the new MacroShares retail housing ETFs: UMM and DMM. Will investors be getting what they expect? Matt Hougan and Dave Nadig dig in.

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BGI Finally Sold: What's It All Mean?

Matt Hougan and Dave Nadig dig into the implied valuation, and what BlackRock means for the indexing industry.

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BGI For Sale One More Time?

If BlackRock is really making a $15 billion bid for BGI, what are they really after, and how does it fit with BlackRock's business?