State of the Union: ETFs

Ladies and gentlemen, the state of ETFs is stronger than ever. I am proud to report that US ETF assets have reached an all time high surpassing $ 1 trillion dollars. In 2010, ETF assets grew over 28% with healthy increases across all asset classes. These numbers represent continued evidence that the efficiency, transparency and flexibility found in most ETFs is being embraced by investors. At the same time many asset managers — from mutual fund companies to broker dealers — are lining up to participate in the ETF marketplace. This endorsement by investment peers, validates the ETF vehicle and industry and will fuels its continued progress. Continue Reading

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