ETF.com Analysis

Fidelity's Dance With BlackRock Good Start

Fidelity’s new and expanded commission-free trading program is a net positive for investors.

ETF.com Analysis

Fidelity's Dance With BlackRock Good Start

Fidelity’s new and expanded commission-free trading program is a net positive for investors.

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 First Trust Plans Ag AlphaDex ETF

First Trust filed paperwork with U.S. regulators to market an agriculture-focused equities ETF that's built around its alpha-seeking AlphaDex indexing methodology.

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AROUND THE WORLD OF ETFs

SPY Crosses $100 Billion Mark
In early February, “SPY,” the very first U.S.-listed exchange-traded fund, became the first ETF to gather more than $100 billion, almost 19 years after its launch, putting it in the company of some of the more legendary U.S. mutual funds and making it the perfect metaphor for an ETF industry that’s on a roll.

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 Comparing Agribusiness ETFs

The Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF (NYSE Arca: MOO) is a monster. With $3.6 billion in net flows over the past 12 months, the ETF has helped define a growing segment of the market, offering investors skittish about commodities futures easier exposure to agriculture producers.

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 iShares Debuts Commodity-Stock ETFs

In early February, iShares launched five separate equities focused on commodities.

The five funds and their expense ratios are: