Heard On The Street: July 2011

Published on by on July 1, 2011

The number of ETFs hitting the marketplace continued at an impressive pace in June as many issuers launched a variety of first-to-market products. Last month also saw the continuation of a trend by issuers to switch the methodology or name of a fund to something new instead of closing a product outright. This strategy has become increasingly popular in recent months and it remains to be seen how some investors feel about this change. Below, we give the highlights and lowlights of the last month, sorting through a flurry of activity in an industry that continues to grow by leaps and bounds:

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