How the Wirehouses Embraced ETFs
Wirehouses and other large broker-dealers have emerged as key players in ETF distribution; big data and smart beta will drive the trend further.
Why Investors Shouldn’t ‘Buy the Dip’
Macro and market risks remain elevated. We are not out of the woods yet by a long shot.
What to Do When Your ETF Is Closing
Advisors have two options when their clients are facing an ETF closure.
Know Your ETF Constituents
Changes in ETF managers and strategies aren't the only things that can impact your clients’ risk exposure.
Asset Managers: Want to Win Advisors’ Business? Show Them Your App
Advisors exposed to asset managers’ mobile apps, websites and webinars were more likely to consider working with those firms, a Cogent report found.
Gold or Miners: Which Investment Shines Brighter?
Owning gold serves different investing goals than owning mining stocks, a Morningstar analyst says. Which is best for your clients?
Advisors Wading Deeper Into Liquid Alts
The liquid alt strategy used by the greatest number of advisors is real estate, a Practical Perspectives report finds.
ETF Volume Does Not Equal Liquidity
Most advisors understand that ETFs are liquid, although some may simply apply their knowledge of stock liquidity to ETFs and assume that it is the same—but it is not.
Expensive U.S. Markets Highlight International Bargains
Twelve Points Wealth Management pursues international diversification as a major—and vital—portion of client portfolios, and doesn’t hesitate to pursue opportunities when they present themselves.
India, China Luring ETF Investors
Several emerging market ETF experts describe the opportunities for investing in emerging and international markets, like India and China.