It’s Not Just Fees That Hurt Performance of Active Management
S&P Dow Jones Indices reports that most retail mutual funds underperform their benchmarks even before fees are calculated.
Why Some New Funds Soar and Others Flop: Morningstar
A new Morningstar study on new mutual funds and ETFs teases out the factors that correlate with higher returns and flows three years later.
DOL, SEC Fee Scrutiny Sparks Shift to Passive Investing
Use of passively managed funds and ETFs at indie BDs and wirehouses will continue to accelerate, says Broadridge.
Asset Managers Gobble Up Smart Beta Firms
These acquisitions provide another revenue source for acquiring asset managers, and their growing popularity could ultimately result in lower fees.
An ETF Public Service Announcement Regarding Liquidity
Blaming ETFs for flash crashes is like blaming Toyota or Honda for car thefts because they were the most stolen vehicles last year.
Exploring Volatility With the Inventor of the VIX
Dr. Robert Whaley explains how to use the "fear gauge" he created — and how not to use it.
4 Types of Affluent Gen Xers and Millennials and How They Invest
These four investing styles are common among younger age groups.
ETF Assets Set Records in June
Fixed income exchange-traded funds and products led asset gathering in first half, according to ETFGI.
Top Portfolio Products: ARK Launches 3D Printing ETF
The PRNT ETF tracks the Total 3D-Printing Index, which includes 40 stocks in 3D printing and related businesses such as computer-aided design.
This Bull Market Is Powered By Your Indifference: Barry Ritholtz
The bull market really began in 2013... By that measure, this bull market is only three years old and could easily have a long way to go.