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exchange-traded funds


Robot makers index fund launches on Nasdaq

Robo-Stox is a newly launched index that tracks robotics and automation companies, making it easier to invest in the industry.

By October 22, 2013



F-U-N-D-E-D is a regular column looking -- and sometimes laughing -- at what Silicon Valley has backed in the last week.


Facebook foibles failed to fend off fund managers

A new study conducted by Morningstar for the Wall Street Journal finds that at least 160 U.S.-based mutual funds and exchange-traded funds invested in Facebook in May.

By July 9, 2012


The battle for Facebook's millionaires

Who's going to profit from the Facebook IPO? Consider these three online wealth-management services.

By April 6, 2012


Wealthfront takes on Wall Street--Silicon Valley style

The startup is launching a system to manage all your assets. It's target customer: Techies who strike it rich.

By December 1, 2011


Nasdaq shift to lighten Apple's weighting

The rebalancing of the tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 index, intended to better reflect market values, will also affect the weighting of companies including Microsoft, Google, and Cisco.

By April 5, 2011


The mob is my broker: Cake launching crowdsourced stock fund

Stock community site Cake Financial continues to tweak its recommendation products, and will launch its first financial instrument in 2009.

By August 28, 2008


Gold sales shine in dark economic times

Internet retailers selling precious metals say that economic uncertainty, the stock market crash, and inflation fears have led to a resurgence of interest in all kinds of precious metals--and a shortage of gold and silver coins.

By October 20, 2008


Corporate governance is a myth

Corporate governance implies laws, methods, and metrics for governing our public corporations. As such, it's a myth. Here's why.

By August 1, 2008


How much does corporate fraud cost you?

Corporate fraud didn't start with Enron, Tyco, and WorldCom and it didn't end with them, either. Fraud is rampant in the technology industry. What most employees, investors, and consumers don't realize is how much it costs them.

By June 30, 2008


You could have shorted dot-coms, but didn't

When the next round of finance texts is written, the American dot-com bubble of the late 1990s is sure to take its place with the classics--the tulip bubble, the South Seas bubble, the run-up to the great crash of 1929. But what caused it? According to one theory, the problem was a shortage of short selling, say Wharton finance professors Christopher C. Geczy and David Musto.

December 22, 2002