“Revenue Weighting” isn’t a new concept within index funds, but it’s an often underappreciated way of thinking about investing, and thus it is worth examining some of the more prominent ETFs that occupy this space.
NYSEARCA:RWL, NYSEARCA:RWK, NYSEARCA:RWJ
RevenueShares, a division of VTL Associates, has expanded its marketing and distribution staff to support the development and distribution of its existing and future line-up of exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
NYSEARCA:RWL, NYSEARCA:RWJ, NYSEARCA:RWK, NYSEARCA:RTR, NYSEARCA:RTW
NYSEArca:RSP, NYSEArca:SPY, NYSEArca:RWL, NYSE:F
NYSE:DLN, NYSE:EPS, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:DIA, NYSE:PJF, NYSE:RWL, NYSE:PRF, NYSE:FEX, NYSE:RSP, NYSE:DTD, NYSE:DES, NYSE:DON, NYSE:EXT
As ETFs have burst on to the scene in recent years and worked their way into the investing mainstream, the number of products available and complexity of exposure offered has increased
The meteoric rise of the ETF industry–and to a smaller extent the introduction of index mutual funds some 20 years earlier–has had the effect of transforming indexes from hypothetical
Back on January 31 of this year, we published a piece on using market cap oriented S&P index ETFs alongside revenue weighted as well as equal weighted ETFs that are based on the same S&P indexes
An overlooked, underutilized, and perhaps misunderstood ETF trading strategy is “pairs trading” where one essentially would marry a long position in one ETF with a short position in another
“Several providers of exchange-traded funds have made a big push into fundamental indexing. For example, PowerShares offers a family of funds based on fundamental indexes, led by PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1000 (PRF)
Bob Pisani, in a recent CNBC segment, looked into the different ways an index can be spliced up by an ETF through weighting methodologies. His example index was the S&P 500, and shows the performance this year based on