Vanguard Boasts a Trillion Dollars Worth of Boredom and Counting
Martha King makes the non-excitement of Vanguard into a virtue at the Inside ETFs Conference.
Active ETFs: Where Do They Stand?
The active space has seen substantial growth, particularly in the alternative investing sector.
Faber’s No-Fee ETF — and Why Asset Allocation Doesn’t Matter
Concluding that low cost trumps portfolio optimization, investment quant Meb Faber provides an ETF to meet that need.
So You Want to Launch Your Own ETF?
With a strong idea, loyal clients or unique niche, today you could rightly say: “When I want to invest in an ETF, I launch one.”
Swiss Franc Move: What Does It All Mean?
The surprise decision by the Swiss National Bank demonstrates how suddenly and unexpectedly major market moves can occur.
Russia Needs a Re-Fi, and Is Willing to Pay Up: Research Affiliates
The smart beta shop has long maintained that hated companies, and countries, make the most profitable investments.
Axel Merk: ‘There Is No Safe Asset Anymore’
In a provocative and wide-ranging interview, currency manager Merk says stocks will fall, cash isn't a haven and he "wouldn’t touch bonds with a broomstick."
The $500 Divorce: Kotlikoff’s New Service Offers Financial Balancing Act
Gadfly economist and Social Security expert Laurence Kotlikoff says service will enable divorcing couples to maximize their financial outcomes and limit financial feuding.
Andy Friedman: The Best Time to Cash In on Washington Gridlock
While the new congressional term promises many high-profile battles, one in particular will likely trigger a market swoon and subsequent buying opportunity, Friedman says.
Time to Reform FINRA: Mercatus Paper
A paper from the Mercatus Center's Hester Peirce argues that FINRA exhibits “a troubling independence from government, industry and the public.”