Features and News

Gauging The Tech Sell-off

Despite the sell-off, valuations say it's still too soon for bargain hunters.

ETF Report

 Energy ETFs Lead Sluggish US Market

Continued worries over oil prices, slowing economic growth and the Federal Reserve’s plans for raising interest rates have combined to hold stocks—and ETFs—back for most of this year through the end of June.

ETF Report

 Market Breakdown By Recent ETF Performance

The 2003 stock rally, which catapulted every US equity-focused ETF at year end into positive territory, has slowed, as energy and a few other ETFs strongly outperform, and others take a breather.

Features and News

ETF Options Provide Flexible Tools for Hedging, Managing Risk

The proliferation of ETF options has provided investors with new tools covering narrower areas of domestic and international markets.

ETF Report

 Corporate Governance Indices from FTSE and ISS

FTSE Group and Institutional Shareholder Services agreed to jointly create global corporate governance indices

ETF Report

 ETFs Shone in 2003, Reflecting Markets

As the equity markets rallied throughout 2003, every US equity-focused ETF ended the year in positive territory.

Features and News

2003 Year-End Review

Best and worst performing funds in 2003, index returns, and more.

ETF Report

 Third Quarter Outperformance

International and technology ETFs post strong returns in Q3 2003 - small-caps also lead the way.