| DOW || 16,489.36 |
| -25.01 || -0.15% ||
| NASDAQ || 4,127.03 |
| -34.43 || -0.83% ||
| Barron's 400 || 0.0 |
| N/A || 0.0 ||
| MG INDEX || 0.0 |
| N/A || 0.0 |
SPA ETF plc debutta nel mercato italiano degli ETF - Jan 2008
Si tratta di indici price calcolati dall’AMEX. La selezione delle azioni si basa su una metodologia quantitativa
proprietaria della società Market Grader: ad ogni azione viene assegnato un punteggio in base a fattori fondamentali
di tipo Growth, Value, Profitability e Cash Flow (ognuna di queste 4 categorie si compone di 6 indicatori, per un
totale di 24 indicatori fondamentali).
Better Returns, Lower Volatility With New British ETFs - 10/23/07
SPA ETFs' MarketGrader family of ETFs differ from some other fundamentally indexed ETFs in that the constituent stocks
are all equally weighted. MarketGrader, an index house in Coral Gables, Fla., applies a filter of 24 fundamental factors
in four key areas --growth, value, profitability and cash flow-- over the universe of 5,700 U.S. listed companies.
AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE LISTS SIX NEW FUNDS BY SPA ETFs - 10/17/07
The American Stock Exchange® (Amex®) today announced that it has launched trading in six new exchange traded funds (ETFs)
by SPA ETFs Inc. (SPA ETFs). These new products represent the issuer’s first foray into the U.S. ETF marketplace, building
on their family of funds already available in Europe.
SPA ETFs Inc. Announces Listing of Exchange Traded Funds on the American Stock Exchange - 10/17/07
The SPA ETFs utilize the performance of fundamentally driven
indices created by U.S. research company MarketGrader to provide investors
with private and institutional access to an investment vehicle with equal
weighting, rebalancing and 24 fundamental factors.
Stock-Picking MarketGrader ETFs Launch - 10/17/07
The MarketGrader indexes differ from other "beat the market" strategies in a couple of ways. For one, they have a real-time track record:
The indexes have been up and running since 2003. And so far, the real-time performance has been strong: Over the past three years, all six
MarketGrader indexes have outperformed the S&P 500, S&P 400 and S&P 600 by a wide margin.
Our Bogey Goes Banking - 10/01/07
IN THE FIRST SEMI-ANNUAL reshuffling of the freshly launched Barron’s 400, the index’s stock-selection
process alighted on some beaten-up financial stocks while taking modest profits in its heavy energy holdings.
FIRST FUNDAMENTALS-BASED ETFS LAUNCH ON LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE - 09/14/07
Spa ETF Plc (Spa) today became the second provider to join the UK’s expanding Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) market
this month, issuing the first ETFs on the London Stock Exchange to track quantitatively-driven indices.
Market Beater - 09/03/07
Now, into this mix comes the Barron’s 400, a new stock index built not as a mere reference point
but as a money-making tool for investors. The Barron’s 400 collects the most fundamentally sound and attractively
priced stocks from all corners of the market, using a proven and disciplined stock-selection process.
FT REPORT - FT FUND MANAGEMENT: Spa ETF's multi-launch set to expand range of ETF trackers
The first six ETFs will comprise the MG40, 100, 200, large cap, mid cap and small cap. They are all constructed
from a quantitative analysis of the 5,700 stocks listed on US exchanges. The system uses 24 factors to grade
stocks from 1 to 100 then selects the highest scoring stocks for the indices, which are constructed on an equal
weighting basis. Overlays provide sector and market capitalisation diversification, where relevant.
London & Capital founds ETF specialist - 06/01/07
London & Capital Investment Management has launched its own exchange-traded fund (ETF) firm because
it believes that London is set to emerge as a location of choice for the vehicles.
London has become a serious option for ETF listings since the Inland Revenue lifted stamp duty on them in March.
Their marketing throughout Europe has also been aided by the introduction of Ucits III.
Fundamentals Hit London: SPA ETFs - 05/30/07
There’s a new competitor in the field of exchange-traded fund (ETF) providers, and it looks like fundamentally weighted indexing has found a niche overseas.
Spa ETF International is a London-based ETF provider and was created as a separate company by the founders of London and Capital (L&C), an independent firm of investment advisers and fund managers.
SPA ETF INTERNATIONAL ESTABLISHED TO LAUNCH EXCHANGE TRADED FUNDS BASED ON FUNDAMENTAL INDICES - 05/29/07
Winning Quant-based MarketGrader Methodology to be Utilised by Spa ETF International. Spa ETF International,
a specialist provider of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), has been established to launch a family of ETFs based
on a fundamental quantitative methodology that consistently outperforms major US market indices.
THE GROWTH OF INDEX OPTIONS - Dec 2006
Market participants have many more indexrelated
option contracts to choose from these
days thanks to the explosive growth in exchange
traded funds (ETFs). As ETFs themselves become
more numerous, diversified and sophisticated,
index option trading is growing in tandem.
A Look at New ETFs Hitting the Market - 11/20/06
It’s not a secret that ETF manufacturers have caught a virulent form of dysentery this year,
dumping 140 new products into the market - a figure all the more impressive for the fact that they took
January off. But while more choice is always good - US markets now list around 340 ETFs, up from under
150 at the end of 204 - another 315, more or less, are working through the US Securities and Exchange Commission,
or are cleared and just await a bell-ringing slot to open up somewhere.
LONDON & CAPITAL APPOINTS AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE AS CALCULATION AGENT FOR THE MARKETGRADER ENHANCED INDICES - 10/25/06
London, 25 October 2006 – London & Capital, a boutique, UK-based asset manager, today announced its appointment of the
American Stock Exchange (Amex) as exclusive calculation agent for the MarketGrader Indices, beginning with MarketGrader
40 Index, one of the first merit-based equity indices available in the UK.
London & Capital’s Marketgrader Enhanced Index Returns 181.5% Over Three Years Merit-based US Equity Index Outperforms NASDAQ, S&P 500 and Dow Jones - 5/19/06
Asset Management firm London & Capital's MarketGrader, the first merit-based US equity index available in the UK,
has returned 181.5% over the past three years. The rules-based, quant-driven index has consistently outperformed
the NASDAQ, the S&P 500 and Dow Jones equities indices. During the past 12 months, MarketGrader has returned 46.5% –
more than double that of the highest return of the key US indices.
Black-box research - 10/20/05
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