The 10 Biggest, Baddest ETFs on Wall Street

If you’re an investor with just a small nest egg looking to tap into the wealth of Wall Street, consider these 10 top ETFs as a place to start. More 

Who Borrowed the Most From the Fed?

The federal government lent more than a trillion dollars in emergency funds to financial firms between August 2007 and April 2010. Here's the top 10 borrowers. More 

Enjoy the Power of Dividend Compounding

It's a strong yet often-overlooked element in income investing. Clearly, it's a difference maker in any income-oriented portfolio. More 

ETFs: A Broken Business Model

The ongoing closure of ETFs is a telltale sign that the business model is broken. Here are some of the reasons why. More 

Why the ETF Market Needs More Players

Three firms control more than 80% of all ETF assets -- that's $1 trillion. And that's not good, at least it's not good for investors. More 

ETF Assets Continue to Grow in July

The latest ETF Snapshot report shows that assets grew month-over-month, reaching a total of $1.2 trillion. More 

Earnings Outyell Bernanke — Tuesday IP Market Recap

Despite non-comments by Fed chairman Ben Bernanke, markets finished the day in the black, led by earnings-driven gains in Coca-Cola, Goldman and others. More 

A State Street-Goldman Sachs Deal?

Hedge fund administration is a low-margin pain for Goldman, but State Street would benefit from added size, so a sale would be a win-win. More 

Income Hunters Buoyed ETF Flows in May

Despite the markets' hemorrhaging in May, massive inflows to fixed-income funds helped ETFs stick around April's record assets. More 

New ETFs Keep Beating the Yield Drum

Last week saw two more gifts to income-oriented investors, in the form of a multi-asset income ETF and a high-yield emerging-market bond fund. More