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iShares

A family of exchange-traded funds that tracks various stock or bond markets. iShares can be traded like stocks or other securities and operate much like mutual funds but without any net asset value. The largest issuer of exchange-traded funds, iShare funds are traded on several stock exchanges globally.

iShares

Exchange-traded funds with portfolios based on a series of stock indexes including the S&P indexes, the Dow Jones indexes, and the Russell indexes. iShares are also available for MSCI foreign indexes. Shares of each fund represent proportional ownership of individual stocks that make up the index on which the fund is based. iShares were developed by Barclays Global Investors and are mostly traded on the American Stock Exchange.
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Stocks recently featured in the blog include the iShares Russell 1000 ETF (AMEX: IWM-Free Report), iShares Russell Top 200 ETF (AMEX: IWL-Free Report), iShares S&P 100 ETF (AMEX: OEF-Free Report ) and Vanguard Mega Cap ETF (AMEX: MGC-Free Report ).
iShares Russell 1000 ETF (AMEX: IWM-Free Report)-which tracks the performance of small cap US equities--is down about 5 % in 2014, after a spectacular performance last year when it gained about 38%.
17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pacific Exchange (PCX) announced that, on Wednesday, December 18, 2002, it will begin trading options on iShares Russell 1000 Index Fund ; iShares Russell 1000 Value Index Fund ; iShares Russell 2000 Value Index Fund .
iShares Russell 1000 Index Fund options will trade on the February expiration cycle with exercise limits set at 22,500 contracts.
iShares Russell 1000 Value Index Fund options will trade on the February expiration cycle with exercise limits set at 31,500 contracts.
18, PCX will initiate trading by listing the first of these ETFs: iShares Russell 1000, iShares Russell 1000 Value, and iShares Russell 2000 Value.
These ETFs include iShares Russell 1000, iShares Russell 1000 Value, iShares Russell 1000 Growth, iShares Russell 2000, iShares Russell 2000 Value, iShares Russell 2000 Growth, iShares Russell 3000, iShares Russell 3000 Value, iShares Russell 3000 Growth, iShares Russell MidCap, iShares Russell MidCap Value, and iShares Russell MidCap Growth.
Technology Sector Index Fund -- iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index Fund -- iShares Russell 1000 Value Index Fund -- iShares Russell 3000 Index Fund
iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index Fund options will open with strike prices of 50 - 51 - 52 and position limits of 13,500 contracts.