Daily Hot Reads

Hot Reads: Hedging Banks With ETF Options

Plus, asset managers are offering more ESG choices to investors.

Journal Of Indexes

Cloning DFA

Achieving DFA-style performance with ETFs.

ETF Report

 Global X Rolls Out Waste Management Fund

Global X recently launched an equities ETF that’s focused on companies in waste management industries, again bringing it into competition with New York-based Van Eck.

Features and News

Global X Rolls Out Waste Management ETF

Global X rolls out another niche strategy that competes with Van Eck, this one focused on trash.

ETF Report

 SRI meets ETFs

Socially responsible investing (SRI) has existed at the edges of the finance world, acknowledged by but rarely a part of the financial mainstream. Rising awareness of topics like global warming and violence in Sudan, however, have coincided with the explosive growth of ETFs to give both individual and institutional investors new choices...

Features and News

From Russia, With Love

Van Eck files for two new ETFs, including the first indexed Russia fund.

Journal Of Indexes

AROUND THE WORLD OF ETFS

SPDRs Spread Their Web

SSgA has filed for the right to launch 16 new international ETFs, in one of the most important ETF filings in recent history. The new funds will give SSgA a complete lineup of global and regional ETFs, and will position the company to capitalize on the growing interest in international investing. The filings will put significant pressure on BGI, which has had, until this year, a near monopoly on international ETFs.

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