The Future for Advisors: Morgan’s Paul Hatch vs. iShares’ Mark Wiedman
At Morningstar ETF Invest, Hatch promoted long-term client relationship building while Wiedman stood for the brave new world of transparency.
Morningstar Names Best ETFs, Providers With New Award Program
Vanguard was among the surprises of 37 winners in a new program to help advisors pick the best ETFs for their portfolios.
Inflation Boogeyman Will Strike Suddenly—Be Prepared: Merk, Goolgasian
Someday, in the possibly near future, you will suddenly be paying $10 for a gallon of milk and wondering how it happened so fast.
Economy’s Been Down So Long, It Looks Like Up: Schwab’s Liz Ann Sonders
In her keynote speech at the Morningstar ETF Invest conference, Sonders asserted that she’s a contrarian, so the pessimism she hears “is music to my ears.”
Top 10 Biggest ETF Sponsors
As the Morningstar ETF Invest conference rolled along, a Cerulli report listed the biggest ETFs and also showed that new entrants into the market had a tough slog.
Currency Manager Axel Merk Talks Money as Inflation Hedge
“It’s still an asset class investors are not sufficiently looking at,” says Merk, president and CIO of Merck Investments.
Vanguard to Switch Indexes on 22 Funds
The new benchmarks, to take effect in 2013, will impact more than $530 billion in client assets.
Morningstar ETF Conference to Bring Thought Leaders to Chicago
Now in its third year, Morningstar ETF Invest 2012 will bring thought leaders together for events that focus on where the rapidly expanding ETF market is headed.
Russell Pulls Plug on 25 ETFs
Russell Investments is liquidating 25 equity index ETFs with around $310 million in assets.
EG Advisors Debuts Duo
Emerging Global Advisors launched two equity emerging markets ETFs with a unique slant.