ETF Deathwatch for March 2012: Inching Toward 300

The ETF Deathwatch list now stands at 291 (216 ETFs and 75 ETNs), inching closer to the 300 mark. The net increase from last month was three, as sixteen names joined and thirteen came off. Most of the removals came via the delisting and closure of eight Global X ETFs. Five others escaped the list…

ETF Deathwatch for February 2012: Count Rises Again

ETF Deathwatch membership count increases by twenty for February 2012. Twenty-three new names join the list while only three leave. This marks the fifth month in a row of new record highs being established. The count now stands at 288 (213 ETFs and 75 ETNs). The average age of products on the…

ETF Deathwatch for January 2012: Another Month, Another Record

Thirty-six new names joined January’s ETF Deathwatch while only ten left, leaving a net increase of 26. Total Deathwatch membership now stands at a new all-time high of 268. The 36 additions consisted of 27 ETFs and nine ETNs. Three-quarters of them just came out of the six-month new product…