Schwab ETF Study: Cost Is King
While the Schwab ETF survey results show that cost is king, investor education is lagging.
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 ETF Invest Live Blog, Day 3: Pundits Pontificate on Future of ETFs
Highlights of the conference’s final day: A "Meet the Pundits" closing session with Matt Hougan, Paul Justice and Tom Lydon.
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.
Morningstar ETF Invest Live Blog, Day 2: Morgan Stanley vs. iShares on the Future of Advisors
Highlights of the conference’s first full day: Koesterich on the Economics of Politics; alternative ETF tool kits; Chris Gardner of Pursuit of Happyness fame.
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.