The Troubling Evolution of Exchange-Traded ‘Products’

The exchange-traded products category has morphed in ways that can be extremely risky -- and worse, they can mislead uninformed investors into very unwise purchases. More 

3 New ETFs ‘Give Back’ — for Better or Worse

One stresses sustainable business practices and positive impacts on earth, but two double-leveraged dividend funds seem less high-minded. More 

Eaton Buys Cooper Industries for $11.8 Billion

Eaton will purchase Irish electrical manufacturer Cooper Industries for $11.8 billion and will re-incorporate in Ireland as Eaton Global. More 

3 ETF Strategies to Ride Out Summer Volatility

With care, these ETFs are better than just selling in May because they can compensate for -- or even profit from -- the season's increased volatility. More 

10 New ETFs Feature Blends, Bonds and Buffett

A slow month for new funds is ending with a flourish. Just out are a smorgasbord of funds from Van Eck, State Street, BlackRock and more. More 

3 Things to Know About Inverse ETFs

Here's why regulators have declared war on these ETFs and the brokers that sell them to investors like you. More 

4 Currency ETPs to Cash In On

Exchange-traded products make it easier for investors to play in the Forex space. Here are a few ETFs and ETNs to consider. More 

ETN Sponsors’ ‘Double Dip’ Hurts Shareholders

Credit Suisse and Barclays have been double-dipping by lending out ETN shares to traders that short them, while simultaneously collecting fees from investors. More 

Gold, Silver Push Higher Amid U.S. Unemployment, Manufacturing Data

Gold and silver were higher Thursday morning following encouraging reports on US unemployment and NY State manufacturing. More 

Industrials Report Earnings Surprises

Caterpillar, Nucor, Eaton, and Steel Dynamics beat expectations. And Cat predicts a rise in U.S. construction spending -- which would be the first since 2004. More