Category Archives for: NYSE:PLK

Invesco PowerShares Closing Down 13 ETFs (PIC, PYH, PJB, PSTL, PMA, PKOL, PKN, PTO, PAO, PCA)

Carolyn Pairitz: Invesco PowerShares announced in December that its board had approved the shuttering of thirteen exchange-traded portfolios near the end of February, including a number of energy funds, bond funds and equity portfolios. The move comes as the Chicago firm is looking
NASDAQ:PKOL January 7, 2013 2:11pm

The Cheapest Actively Managed ETFs (GIY, GSY, PLK, EU, GAL, GMMB, GMTB, JYF, MINT, MUNI, SMMU)

Stoyan Bojinov: Institutional money managers, financial advisors, and investors of all walks have largely embraced the advantages offered by the exchange-traded product structure over traditional mutual funds. The rising popularity of indexing strategies makes it easy
NYSE:EU May 16, 2012 2:32pm

Invesco PowerShares Provides Capital Gains Information For 2010 (PSAU, PKOL, PLK, PBP, PCEF)

Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC, a leading provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with more than $50 billion in franchise assets, announced today that it expects to deliver zero
NASDAQ:PKOL December 4, 2010 12:05am

The U.S. Treasuries Bubble and the Horrors of Deflation (SHY, IEI, IEF, TLH, TLT, SHV, TIP, TUZ, TBT)

So, is the United States headed towards deflation? While the financial markets have worried about it off and on for many months, of more concern right now is a potential bubble in the U.S. Treasury market. My colleague, Investment U’s Alexander Green, has noted several times the dangers of buying
NASDAQ:VGIT October 1, 2010 12:25pm

Will Active ETF’S Be The Way Of The Future?

futureIan Salisbury from the  online WSJ  reports that "BlackRock Inc.'s (BLK) plan to buy exchange-traded fund powerhouse Barclays Global Investors has prompted speculation the combined entity could dominate the active ETF business. There's one hitch: so far, active ETFs have been a flop."  "It's too early to tell exactly how BlackRock plans to approach ETFs. But it has hardly been shy about highlighting the potential benefits of marrying its expertise as a stock- and bond-picker with Barclays' more hands-off indexing approach," Ian Salisbury Reports. 
ETF BASIC NEWS June 13, 2009 10:11am

Active ETFs Prove Slow To Gain Assets

turtleActively managed exchange-traded funds haven't attracted assets as quickly as some have expected, but that hasn't slowed the race to expand ETFs beyond their index-tracking roots. Most ETFs defined as actively managed are still quantitative and formulaic. Still, the first to qualify as actively managed in the traditional sense -- using analysis and known stock pickers -- have already come to market, and more are on the way. ETFs are baskets of securities that trade like individual stocks. Their structures generally offer cost and tax advantages over conventional mutual funds as well as more transparency because they disclose their holdings daily. 
NYSE:PLK May 22, 2009 5:00pm

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