New ETFs

TDIV Falls Short for Both Income and Growth

The First Trust Nasdaq Technology Dividend Index falls short on the income side of the equation compared to alternatives ... especially once it adds Apple. More 

Should You Invest in Private Equity ETFs?

The ProShares Global Listed Private Equity ETF just hit the market, making it the second real choice in the space. Should you snatch up some shares? More 

This ETF Scores by Getting Forensic

FLAG holds the top 400 of the S&P 500 based on earnings quality. It looks for, well, red flags about earnings in order of importance, and dumps the bottom 100. Brilliant! More 

PowerShares’ High-Dividend ETF: Good Fund, GREAT Sales Pitch

PowerShares' new high-dividend, low-volatility fund SPHD has several attractive selling points and is well-timed to capture the current thirst for yield. More 

BlackRock Takes ETF Prices to the Core

iShares finished its latest volley in the battle for ETF dominance by releasing the remaining four new funds for its "Core" portfolio. Here's a look. More 

BlackRock to Cut ETF Fees on 6 Funds

BlackRock announced Monday that it would cut fees on six ETFs and launch four more to help compete with Vanguard and other rivals. More 

RAVI Could Be a Nice Cash Alternative

The new FlexShares ETF provides exposure to short-maturity fixed income and could provide a yield boost as well. More 

Wait and See on Vanguard’s New TIPS Offering

As a money fund alternative, VTIPX holds promise -- but let the managers work out the kinks first. More 

New ETFs Focus on China and Options

Wisdom Tree debuts a less-fixated-on-financials Chinese fund, and AdvisorShares uses an options strategy to bolster returns on its new fund. More 

Frontier-Market Index Gives Way to New ETF

A few months ago, MSCI launched an index of 100 'frontier' market companies. Now, investors can cash in on those names by investing in the corresponding ETF. More