Monthly Archives: March 2013

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ETF Pop Quiz: Russia, Retail, and Real Estate

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After another week in the global market, the ETFdb pop quiz returns with another round of questions about Russia, Retail, and Real Estate. As always, all answers can be found using the suite of  free tools … Continue reading

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WisdomTree Japan Fund Leads ETFs with ‘Amazing’ $4 Billion Inflow

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WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund (NYSEArca: DXJ) led all U.S.-listed ETFs in the first quarter as the fund gathered $4 billion of fresh cash. However, the WisdomTree ETF has been lagging the performance … Continue reading

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WisdomTree Japan Fund Leads ETFs with ‘Amazing’ $4 Billion Inflow

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WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund (NYSEArca: DXJ) led all U.S.-listed ETFs in the first quarter as the fund gathered $4 billion of fresh cash. However, the WisdomTree ETF has been lagging the performance … Continue reading

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The BlackRock Bond Braintrust: EM Bonds Should Rise in Value & be Less Volatile

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Recently, BlackRock hosted a ?Fixed Income Roundtable? where they had several of their strategists and portfolio managers talk with the media. The lineup of speakers resembled the 2000 NY Yankees; every speaker was ?hall-of-famer? or emerging ?all-star… Continue reading

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ETF Insider: S&P 500 Inches To 5-Year Highs

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The tug of war continued on Wall Street this past week as choppy trading proved to be a dominant theme amid a fairly quiet landscape on the news and data front. The bulls ultimately prevailed, as buying … Continue reading

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ETF Bracket Madness: Esteemed Eight

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One week officially in the books and the Super Sixteen is no more. Some of the matchups ended as many expected, but there were a handful of ETF upsets that surely shook up everyone’s brackets. Below, we … Continue reading

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Eaton Vance Proposes New Active ETF Structure

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In an attempt to prevent front-running due to the disclosure rules associated with the actively managed exchange traded fund structure, Eaton Vance Management has filed with the Securities and Exchange … Continue reading

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The Week Ahead: Will Spring Showers Dampen Your Portfolio?

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Stocks finished the holiday-shortened week on a firm note, as the S&P 500 reached an all-time closing high on both a daily and weekly basis. Continue reading

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GLD vs. IAU: The Battle For Inflows

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The gold ETF space has been steadily growing for the last few years, as investor interest in this precious commodity continues to surge. But while there have been plenty of new entrants and competitors, … Continue reading

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Save Your Doomsday Reading for the Beach

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One of the most amusing aspects of the financial publishing business is how completely and totally sure the “doomer” prognosticators are, all the time, without fail. Continue reading

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