ETF Survival Rates by Asset Class

Not all ETFs and ETNs survive. The days of 100% ETF survival rates are long gone and lasted only until the first closure occurred. Since then, survival has been on a downward trend, recently falling below the 74% level. Equities have historically been the driving...

The ETF Industry ETF

It was only a matter of time before someone created an ETF to track the ETF industry. With last Thursday’s introduction of the ETF Industry Exposure & Financial Services ETF (TETF), that time has come. The event prompted multiple reactions, including “what took...

Celebrating 2,000 ETFs

Today, April 26, 2017, for the first time ever, you have 2,000 U.S.-listed exchange-traded funds (“ETFs”) and exchange-traded notes (“ETNs”) from which to choose. This is a celebration of a significant achievement, much like the 1,000 ETF listings milestone that was...