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- Stocks. // Money;Mar2010, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p113
The article presents statistics on the 2010 percentage of total return on the stock indexes such as the Standard & Poor 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
- If You Like to Bet Big, Here Come Hot-Rod Index Funds. Creswell, Julie // Fortune;9/7/1998, Vol. 138 Issue 5, p182
Focuses on three United States index-fund families known as hot-rod funds. The funds' use of futures and options to track or to move inversely to indexes like the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index; Their advantages and drawbacks; Details of Rydex Series Trust Funds; Potomac Funds and ProFunds.
- Here's cold comfort. Pethokoukis, James M. // U.S. News & World Report;10/18/99, Vol. 127 Issue 15, p90
Discusses third-quarter 1999 performance of United States mutual funds. Decline of the average Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500 index fund; Fund sectors that outperformed the S&P; Contributions to the decline of stock funds, including interest rates; Bond returns.
- Does Indexing Still Work? Quinn, Jane Bryant; Ehrenfeld, Temma // Newsweek;9/1/2003, Vol. 142 Issue 9, p39
Index mutual funds behave no better, but no worse, than any other mutual fund when the market falls. "Managed funds" are run by stock pickers who make bets on which stocks will do the best. But "index funds" run on autopilot, tracking the rise and fall of a particular market index. If index...
- Asia Stocks Well Supported. // Emerging Markets Monitor;1/31/2005, Vol. 10 Issue 40, p5
Presents information on the stock exchange markets of several countries in Asia as of January 31, 2005. Hang Seng of Hong Kong; Sensex of India; Taiex of Taiwan.
- Index funds: Still good. Quinn, Jane Bryant; Ehrenfeld, Temma // Newsweek;4/13/1998, Vol. 131 Issue 15, p53
Argues that stock index funds are a better investment than mutual funds that do not outperform the market. Standard and Poor's index as the one followed by many funds; Other indexes; Reasons for poor performance of money managers.
- Navigating markets in the age of index funds. van Essen, Emily // Futures: News, Analysis & Strategies for Futures, Options & Deri;Nov2008, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p54
The article focuses on the impact of the massive influx of capital into commodity futures from index funds on some basic market relationships in the U.S. Long only commodity funds (LOCF) have come to dominate the futures industry through both their sheer position sizes and the constant swirl of...
- Bang on Track. Alvares, Clifford // Business Today;2/10/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p142
The article offers information on the significance of index funds as an investment avenue. It reports that index funds allow to buy the market at its current levels by being low priced and through tracking the broad diversity of the stocks and sectors in the index. It cites that most of the...
- Don't count on your broker to save you money. // Medical Economics;1/5/2007, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p21
The article discusses the advantage of purchasing load index fund without a broker in the U.S. A new research by the Zero Alpha Group indicated that personally choosing an equity index funds could save the buyer three times in fees. This is due to the higher operating charges that brokers...