Beware: ETN Pitfalls Abound
ETNs have a number of benefits, but also shortcomings, including credit risk and taxation. It's important that advisors weigh ETNs' pros and cons to make the right choice for clients.
WBI Investments Launches 10 ETFs, Attracts $1 Billion-Plus in Assets
WBI’s Don Schreiber says actively managed ETFs are the “next frontier” for ETF growth.
When Active ETFs Aren't Really Active
Because of the SEC's approval of transparent, actively managed ETFs, advisors can now select from an increasing array of passively and actively managed ETFs for building and maintaining client portfolios.
ETF-Using Advisors Embrace ‘Smart Beta,’ New Funds
In addition, more advisors are putting over half their AUM in exchange-traded products, a survey by ETF.com and Brown Brothers Harriman finds.
Top Portfolio Products: SPDR Adds Risk-Focused ETF
Invesco launches laddered corporate bond product, as Schwab rolls out a real estate fund.
Gene Fama to Keynote 5th Annual Morningstar ETF Conference
Strategic beta, emerging markets, active management and alternatives are among this year's topics, as well as a keynote presentation from economist and Nobel laureate Eugene Fama.
FINRA Warns About Investing in Nigeria, Lebanon, Other Frontier Markets
FINRA issued an investor alert, saying these markets have “heightened risks.”
Fixed Income Outruns Equities in August ETF Flows
Fixed income ETFs’ asset flows boomed over the last month as did emerging markets and the U.S. consumer discretionary sector, according to SSgA.
With BlackRock Exit, Who Will Fill Target-Date ETF Void?
ETF expert Ron DeLegge predicts Schwab market entry; meanwhile Ron Surz enters the marketplace with a loss-avoidant product.
Top Portfolio Products: Hartford Funds Launches Global Long/Short Fund
Meanwhile, Invesco introduces a fund focused on master limited partnerships.