ETF Deathwatch for December 2010

The number of exchange-traded products (ETPs) on ETF Deathwatch declined to 139 (108 ETFs and 31 ETNs), the lowest level in six months.  Last month’s quantity of 154 was the highest in 18 months, and the average has been 124 the past 12 months. Direxion Daily 2-Year...

ETF Deathwatch for November 2010

The number of exchange-traded products (ETPs) on ETF Deathwatch jumped to 154 (120 ETFs and 34 ETNs), the highest level in 18 months.  Product sponsors delisted and closed six ETFs in September and another six in October.  Despite the recent closures, this month’s...

ETF Deathwatch for October 2010

The number of exchange-traded products (ETPs) on ETF Deathwatch declined slightly this month to 149 (113 ETFs and 36 ETNs).  Six ETFs were delisted and closed during September, while the quantity on Deathwatch only declined by four from last month as other products...

ETF Deathwatch for September 2010

The number of exchange-traded products (ETPs) on ETF Deathwatch climbed again this month to 153 (114 ETFs and 39 ETNs).  This is a 4.8% increase from last month and the highest number since May 2009. Two funds closed last month that have been on the list every month...

ETF Deathwatch for August 2010

The number of exchange-traded products (ETPs) on ETF Deathwatch climbed again this month to 146 (110 ETFs and 36 ETNs).  This is a 9.8% increase from last month and the largest quantity since fourteen months ago when the count stood at 150. There are currently 108...