ETF Deathwatch – December 2009

The number of funds on ETF Deathwatch jumped 13% to 128 this month from 113 in November.  The count consists of 88 ETFs and 40 ETNs that failed to generate at least $100,000 in average daily value traded (ADVT) for the past month. E-TRACS CMCI Short Platinum Excess...

ETF Deathwatch – November 2009

The number of funds on ETF Deathwatch edged up to 113 this month from 111 in October.  The count consists of 78 ETFs and 35 ETNs that failed to generate at least $100,000 in average daily value traded (ADVT) for the past month. E-TRACS CMCI Short Platinum Excess...

ETF Deathwatch – October 2009

The “official” number of exchange-traded products on Deathwatch dropped for the second month in a row.  This month’s list contains 111 names, seven fewer than last month. E-TRACS CMCI Short Platinum Excess Return (PTD) heads the list again this month.  PTD saw action...

ETF Deathwatch Commodity Bonus Issue

The “official” number of exchange-traded products on Deathwatch dropped dramatically for September.  This month’s list contains just 118 names, a drop of nearly 17% from last month.  However, the “unofficial” number now stands at 179, a new record.  The difference...

ETF Deathwatch – August 2009

The number of exchange-traded products on Deathwatch increased for the first time in five months.  This month’s list of 142 names is up from 134 last month while still remaining below the record high of 171 in March.  The current list consists of 105 ETFs and 37 ETNs...

ETF Deathwatch – July 2009

The number of exchange-traded products on Deathwatch fell for the fourth month in a row and now stands at the lowest level since November 2008.  This month’s list of 134 names is down from 150 last month and off from the record high of 171 in March.  The current list...