The firm's first actively managed exchange-traded funds mirror strategies found in its mutual funds.
Nobel Prize winner cites lower costs and questions about active manager skill as reasons to stick with index funds.
The firm's first-ever exchange-traded fund exploits the combined efforts of four factors.
Low-cost lineup adds U.S. growth, dividend, and value ETFs and more foreign and bond ETFs.
The largest fund affected is Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF, whose fee is falling by 17%.
Morningstar's Robert Goldsborough looks at the raft of ETF filings from the past week, which include some very narrowly tailored funds.
Morningstar's Robert Goldsborough takes a look at the past week's round of launches, liquidations, and filings.
Van Eck converts a Latin America bond ETF into an emerging-markets bond fund, UBS launches an ETN seeking to deliver twice the return of a basket of closed-end funds, and First Trust drafts an "industrial renaissance" ETF.
State Street brings a "beyond BRIC" ETF to market, PowerShares proposes an actively managed, multistrategy alts ETF, and ProShares drafts a rate-hedged, emerging-markets bond fund.
A money manager and Drexel University professor seeks permission to issue actively managed ETFs, and AdvisorShares will give a total makeover to its global asset-allocation-themed ETF.
The new fund is Horizon's 2nd covered-call exchange-traded fund. Also, FactorShares shutters 5 tiny double-leveraged long-short ETFs, and Global X proposes 2 more Guru-themed ETFs.
ALPS proposes a workplace-equality ETF that would hold companies with LGBT-friendly policies for employees. Also, Global X launches a Portugal ETF, ProShares debuts a hedged interest-rate ETF holding investment-grade corporates, and more.
Deutsche Bank rolls out a China A-Shares ETF; FlexShares debuts a fundamentally weighted, global real estate ETF; Global X launches an emerging-markets and frontier-markets ETF; and WisdomTree offers a Korean hedged-equity ETF.
ETF Series Solutions brings to market a risk-weighted foreign-stock ETF under the Vident brand, Global X renames its hedge-fund-like "guru" ETF and plans similar funds containing value and activist managers' top holdings, and JP Morgan proposes its first 1940 Act ETF. Also, prospects dim for the likelihood of a physical copper ETF, and PowerShares envisions an international buyback achievers fund.
Fidelity finally makes its move into the equity sector ETF world. Also, a new actively managed, global commodity ETF from First Trust, the world's first-ever robotics ETF launches, WisdomTree draws up plans for an international hedged dividend growth ETF, and J.P. Morgan delists three ETNs.
Renaissance Capital launches an IPO ETF, WisdomTree rolls out a currency-hedged German-stock ETF, State Street draws up plans for an emerging-markets, low-volatility ETF, First Trust drafts a fund that would hold dividend-boosting firms listed on the Nasdaq, and more.
State Street rolls out an ultrashort-bond fund, PowerShares brings an actively managed, China A Shares ETF to market, ALPS teams up with RiverFront for an actively managed bond fund, and Northern Trust's FlexShares launches a broad global infrastructure ETF.
A new, actively managed short-duration bond ETF from iShares, while RevenueShares rolls out an "ultra dividend" ETF and Direxion brings to market a pair of supergeared junior gold-miners ETFs.
T. Rowe Price seeks regulatory approval to be able to issue nontransparent, actively managed ETFs, Citigroup rolls out an MLP ETN, Guggenheim debuts two more target-maturity corporate junk-bond funds, and WisdomTree drafts an ETF that would short Japanese government bonds.
UBS rolls out a diversified income ETN, Guggenheim places a southeast Asian ETF on the drawing board, and iShares drafts three currency-hedged ETFs.
Barclays to liquidate a double-inverse, developed-markets stock ETN, and Vanguard announces a reverse split of its S&P 500 ETF. Plus, new ETFs on the drawing board from Ark, Recon Capital, and FlexShares.
Another double-leveraged European-stock ETN launches, a new program from NYSE Arca will provide more liquidity to thinly traded ETPs, Global X drafts an emerging- and frontier-markets ETF, and Reggie Browne is set to depart from KCG Holdings.
State Street drafts plans for a "beyond BRIC" ETF, while Emerging Global plans an index change for its existing "beyond BRIC" ETF. Also, Guggenheim's BRIC index to get a new index, and Horizons looks to move into actively managed ETFs.
ProShares draws up plans for a passively managed interest-rate-hedged ETF that holds investment-grade corporate debt, while iShares files for permission to create 2 actively managed interest-rate-hedged corporate-bond ETFs.
As planned, Schwab's fundamentally indexed funds launch, while Van Eck draws up plans for a Puerto Rico municipal-bond ETF and a short-term, emerging-markets corporate-bond ETF.
Global X debuts an MLP and energy infrastructure ETF, while iShares rolls out a commodities ETF that takes aim at contango. Also, Schwab drafts plans for three actively managed, ultrashort-duration bond ETFs. And, Exchange Traded Concepts draws up plans for the first-ever robotics ETF.
WisdomTree brings to market an emerging-markets dividend growth ETF, VelocityShares unveils a risk-weighted ETF holding large-cap U.S. stocks, KraneShares launches an ETF holding publicly traded Chinese Internet companies, and LocalShares debuts its Nashville ETF. Plus, Fidelity expands its ETF plans, and Exchange Traded Concepts drafts an actively managed tactical ETF that would be managed by a onetime U.S. Senate candidate.
WisdomTree rolls out a small-cap dividend growth ETF, KraneShares brings to market its first ETF covering companies that would benefit from China's five-year plan, and Van Eck draws up plans for four ETFs holding quality foreign companies.
AdvisorShares rolls out an actively managed ETF that uses behavioral finance to pick short-selling candidates, Guggenheim brings two more BulletShares target-maturity corporate-bond funds to market, Horizons drafts a high-dividend-paying Hong Kong ETF, and more.
4 new target-maturity corporate-bond ETFs launch from iShares, Northern Trust files for an infrastructure ETF, and a new would-be ETF issuer, Syntax Analytics, appears on the scene.
The Winklevoss twins draw up plans for a bitcoin fund, Deutsche Bank files for a subordinated-debt ETF, Direxion drafts an MLP fund, and Deutsche Bank looks to move into foreign hedged-equity ETFs.
WisdomTree rolls out two more currency-hedged single-country ETFs including a small-cap version of DXJ; ALPS debuts an international "dividend dogs" fund; a new Israel ETF from Van Eck.
IShares debuts the ETF market's third Colombia ETF, State Street drafts an international junk-debt ETF, and the curtain rises on Christian Magoon's first YieldShares ETF.
State Street seeks to issue nontransparent, actively managed ETFs, and AdvisorShares to liquidate an actively managed, sector rotation ETF.
Eyeing infrastructure and income, Deutsche Bank brings forth ETFs focused on regulated utilities and revenue bonds. Also, ALPS rolls out the first ETF devoted to the Barron's 400 Index.
Plus, yet another hedged junk-bond ETF comes to market, VIG's fee falls further, ProShares announces 7 ETF share splits and 8 reverse splits, and First Trust to renovate its strategic value ETF.
Barclays launches 2 ETNs, more details on WisdomTree's proposed risk-weighted ETF index partner, Arrow files for 3 actively managed ETFs, ProShares drafts an actively managed CDS ETF, Krane proposes 2 China A-shares funds, and IndexIQ files for 4 additional actively managed ETFs.
Guggenheim to close a dim sum bond ETF, and updated filings on proposed emerging-markets ETFs from Emerging Global Advisors and Krane Funds. Plus, the week's best- and worst-performing funds.
Global X to implement reverse share splits on 6 ETFs, WisdomTree drafts a managed distribution S&P 500 ETF, and Arrow draws up plans for a global high-yield bond fund. Plus, the week's best- and worst-performing ETFs.
Direxion rolls out triple-bear ETFs devoted to South Korea and Brazil, Vanguard reports lower fees for bond ETFs, and iShares drafts a quality-factor ETF. Plus, the week's best- and worst-performing funds.
Fees fall on 4 Vanguard ETFs, PIMCO announces that 3 actively managed bond funds are close to launch, Van Eck plans to self-index 2 frontier-markets ETFs, and more firms win permission to issue actively managed ETFs. Plus, the week's best- and worst-performing funds.
FlexShares rolls out 3 new international dividend ETFs, iShares brings to market 4 target-maturity corporate bond ETFs, and a new covered call silver ETN from Credit Suisse. Plus, the week's best- and worst-performing ETFs.
Expense ratios fall for 2 Vanguard ETFs, Direxion rolls out triple-leveraged Brazil and South Korea ETFs, Van Eck draws up plans for an Israel ETF, and ERNY Financial throws its hat into the ETF ring. Plus, the week's best- and worst-performing ETFs.
State Street launches an actively managed senior loan ETF, BNP to shut down its only ETF, the SEC upholds its approval of J.P. Morgan's proposed physical-copper ETF, and ALPS eyes an EAFE 'dividend dogs' fund. Plus, the week's best- and worst-performing funds.
The firm's foray into actively managed exchange-traded funds would involve keeping daily portfolio holdings cloaked. Also, Principal seeks approval to create actively managed ETFs, and Guinness Atkinson requests permission to create passively managed ETFs.
Van Eck launches a Treasury-hedged corporate high-yield fund, iShares adds a 2018 target-maturity muni ETF to its lineup, Schwab drafts 6 fundamentally indexed ETFs, and WisdomTree draws up plans for a Brazil low-volatility stock ETF. Plus, the week's best- and worst-performing funds.
A Schwab fund becomes the lowest-priced U.S. small-cap equity ETF, Global X launches a high-dividend and low-volatility fund, and Barclays rolls out another MLP ETN. Plus, the week's best- and worst-performing funds.
Pax World to liquidate a small, socially responsible ETF, Van Eck plans redeemable gold and silver ETFs, and Direxion announces 8 share splits and 8 reverse splits. Plus, the week's best- and worst-performing funds.
ProShares, ALPS, and First Trust all roll out very niche ETFs. Plus, the week's best- and worst-performing funds.
State Street debuts 2 low-volatility ETFs devoted to the Russell 1000 and Russell 2000 Indexes, Vanguard reduces the expense ratio of its high-dividend-yield ETF, and IndexIQ proposes a pair of new funds. Plus, the week's best and worst performers.