IN FOCUS: Peritus High Yield ETF (HYLD)

Investment Strategy: HYLD is an actively-managed ETF that aims to generate high current income with capital appreciation being a secondary goal. The fund achieves this through investments in
NYSE:HYLD March 31, 2011 12:56pm

Three Hurdles That Persist For Active ETFs

Actively-managed ETFs are now close to completing the 3rd year of their existence. The oldest active ETFs on the market, a set of four funds that Invesco PowerShares launched in April 2008,
ETF BASIC NEWS March 30, 2011 1:32pm

The AdvisorShares Active Bear ETF In Focus (HDGE)

Investment Strategy:  AdvisorShares Active Bear ETF (NYSE:HDGE) is an actively-managed ETF that looks for capital appreciation through shorting domestic US equities, making it a short
NYSE:HDGE March 28, 2011 10:21am

Russell Withdraws Active ETF Application, Terminates Trust (ONEF)

On March 17th, Russell Investments made a filing with the SEC requesting to withdraw their application for fund relief necessary to launch actively-managed ETFs through the Russell ETF
NYSE:ONEF March 25, 2011 1:39pm

BlackRock iShares Receives Approval For Active ETFs

BlackRock iShares, one of the key players in the ETF industry which filed to launch actively-managed ETFs, has finally received exemptive relief from the SEC on March 1st. According to the
ETF BASIC NEWS March 24, 2011 11:46am

AdvisorShares Details Meidell Tactical Advantage ETF (MATH)

On March 15th, AdvisorShares made a filing with the SEC which provided specifics and expense details on the proposed Meidell Tactical Advantage ETF (MATH). MATH will be a fund
NYSE:MATH March 23, 2011 12:44pm

Actively-Managed ETFs To Challenge Traditional Funds

With 36 actively-managed ETFs now trading in the US and another 12 available to investors in Canada, investors now have access to active management within an ETF wrapper.
ETF BASIC NEWS March 22, 2011 1:16pm

PIMCO’s MINT Becomes First Active ETF To Cross $1 Billion (MINT, SHV, BIL)

PIMCO’s Enhanced Short Maturity Fund (NYSE:MINT) became the very first actively-managed ETF to join the billion-dollar club last week, as its assets under management reached $1.18 billion,
ETF BASIC NEWS March 21, 2011 12:47pm

WisdomTree Launches New Active Bond ETF – Asia Local Debt Fund (ALD, ELD)

On March 17th, WisdomTree launched its latest actively-managed bond ETF, following up on the success that it has seen in its Emerging Market Local Debt Fund (NYSE:ELD) which has gathered
NYSE:ALD March 18, 2011 3:01pm

Non-Transparent Active ETFs Not A 2011 Event – Eaton Vance CEO

In an interesting interview, InvestmentNews’ Jessica Toonkel, spoke with the CEO of Eaton Vance – Thomas Faust. Eaton Vance made a big move in Nov 2010 when it acquired Managed ETFs LLC,
ETF BASIC NEWS February 14, 2011 3:27pm

Pros And Cons Of Actively-Managed ETFs

With ETF assets now exceeding $1 trillion in the United States itself, the traditional mutual fund industry continues to be increasingly marginalized. However, one stronghold that the mutual fund
ETF BASIC NEWS February 8, 2011 11:31am

WisdomTree Plans Global Real Return Active ETF

WisdomTree Investments has filed a preliminary prospectus for yet another actively-managed ETF as it builds on its successful Active ETF line-up. The latest filing is for a Global Real Return Fund
ETF BASIC NEWS February 7, 2011 1:26pm

Russell Files For 3 New Active ETFs Through U.S. One (ONEF)

Russell Investments has wasted no time in making full use of its acquisition of U.S. One Inc. as it filed for 3 new actively-managed ETFs on February 2nd, which will be series of U.S. One Trust.
NYSE:ONEF February 4, 2011 1:14pm

Major Moves Jan: M&A In Active ETFs As Assets Surpass $3.3bn (MINT, ELD, CCX, GRV, HDGE, WDTI)

The Dow Jones Industrial rose 2.72% in January 2011, while the S&P500 rose 2.26%. This might not seem like a lot compared to the 6.53% gain in Dec 2010 but it still was the first positive
NYSE:CCX February 1, 2011 10:44pm

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