ETFs, ETPs Pass $3 Trillion Benchmark
Assets invested in globally listed exchange-traded funds and products set a new record of $3.02 trillion in May, according to ETFGI’s preliminary monthly global insight report.
ETFs Now More Popular With Advisors Than Mutual Funds: FPA
For the first time, ETFs have won out as the preferred investment vehicle among advisors in an FPA study.
Why ETFs Can’t Crack the Retirement Market
The mutual fund industry is vacuuming assets with its target-date funds, while ETF providers are scaling back. But why?
Top Portfolio Products: New ETFs From Global X, Direxion & Elkhorn
Plus, NAREIT rolls out three quarterly performance measures for equity REITs, and Forethought introduces a variable annuity.
Understanding Market Making for ETFs
While structural similarities exist between ETFs and individual stock issues, there are differences investors must understand in order to use ETFs effectively.
Advisors Still Favor Active Management, but Preferences Are Shifting: Practical Perspectives
Of the 40% of surveyed advisors who changed allocations, most did so by increasing their use of passively managed investments, Practical Perspectives found.
Energy MLPs: Taking a Closer Look After the Oil Bust
Like Jon Snow on “Game of Thrones,” energy investors may feel like they know nothing after 2014, but here's what advisors need to know.
Top Portfolio Products: American Funds, Well Fargo Add New Series, Changes
Also, AccuShares adds ETFs that track VIX, while Lincoln Financial launches a universal life product.
Top Portfolio Products: UBS Adds REIT ETN; Global X Launches Beta ETFs
Also, Diamond Hill rolls out valuation-weighted exchange-traded fund, and Pomona Capital adds private-equity product.
Eaton Vance to Help BDs Cover Tech Costs of Its New Active ETFs
In an unusual arrangement, the firm will compensate broker-dealers for some technology costs related to sales of NextShares ETFs.