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FocusShares Trust's Board of Trustees Votes to Close Exchange Traded Funds
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FocusShares, LLC (“Advisor”), a registered investment adviser, announced today that the Board of Trustees of the FocusShares Trust (“Trust”), in consultation with the Advisor, determined to discontinue and liquidate the ...
Learning from a walk through the fund graveyard
FocusShares, closed first in 2008 and reincarnated as a unit of ScottTrade in 2011, tried a similar strategy, offering low-cost broad-based U.S.
Scottrade's FocusShares Liquidating 15 ETFs
In making its decision to liquidate, the FocusShares Trust Board of Directors "considered current market conditions, the inability of the funds to attract significant market interest since their inception, and their future viability as well as ...
Prosperity Bancshares Posts In-Line Q1 Earnings, Costs Up
Shares of Prosperity Bancshares Inc. (PB - Analyst Report) fell nearly 2% after the company reported first-quarter 2015 earnings results on Friday, before the market opened.
Scottrade bails out of its new ETF business
Lackluster interest from investors for the funds prompted FocusShares Trust's board of trustees to pull the plug on the ETFs in early August.
Jets vs. Vikings: Breaking Down Minnesota's Game Plan
Neil Hornsby of Pro Football Focus shares blitz percentages over a three-year sample from 2010 to 2012. Only a single defense blitzed with more frequency over the time period than Ryan's.
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Lots of ETFs, but So Many Are Tiny
FocusShares, a unit of the online brokerage company Scottrade Inc., has called it quits on its entire franchise of low-cost index and sector funds benchmarked to Morningstar Inc. indexes.
Is This the Most Important Photograph of the 20th Century?
On one hand this focus shares many similarities to the work of Eggleston's influences, such as Walker Evans, and Robert Frank or others grouped into what is referred to as New Documentary Photography or New American Color Photography, i.e.
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The ETF Market Shows Signs of Maturity
However, the FocusShares brand was subsequently revived when discount broker Scottrade decided it wanted to enter the ETF business as quickly and cheaply as possible.
Top 10 U.S. Real Estate Sector ETFs
There is currently an expanding list of nearly 20 ETFs oriented to primarily REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts) with more on the way.