When Active ETFs Aren't Really Active
There has been significant discussion within the ETF space regarding non-traditional indexes, which have been called many different names, including fundamental indexes, strategic indexes, strategy indexes and, most recently, smart beta.
Schwab ETF Assets Up 30% Year on Year
Second-quarter Schwab ETF flows amounted to $5.2 billion, up 9% from the first quarter, the bulk flowing into equities.
Top Portfolio Products: NASDAQ OMX Adds Two ETF Listings
MainStay adopts three funds from Cushing, including two focused on MLPs; more
Jeremy Grantham: Market Crash ‘Not Imminent’; Bubble Still Inflating
GMO's Grantham sees happy days of deal-making and another 14% increase in the S&P 500, at least, before the stock bubble is ready to pop.
Why a Monkey Managing Your ETF Portfolio Could Boost Returns
How does an untrained monkey add value to a portfolio that trained professionals can't match?
ETFs to Surpass Hedge Fund Assets by 2015
“We predict annual growth rates of 15%-30% around the globe,” EY reports, according to Ron DeLegge, who will speak at ThinkAdvisor's annual ETF virtual conference.
Fidelity’s 8-Month-Old ETFs Exceed $1 Billion in Assets
Advisors can trade the 10 passively managed sector ETFs commission-free.
Top Portfolio Products: Multi-Strategy ETF Launched by AdvisorShares
Plus, Invesco PowerShares outlines changes to its municipal bond ETFs.
U.S. ETFs Added $73.5 Billion in First Half of 2014
ETF.com reports the 10 ETFs with the biggest inflows — and the 10 with the biggest outflows.
Hussman: Exit Stocks Now!
“The investors who successfully leave the equity market at current valuations will exit through a needle’s eye,” John Hussman says.