Powerful Performance From Dividends
While it's easy to overlook the value of dividends during bull markets like this one, they remain a key component of equity returns from a longer-term perspective.
The Benefits of Total Return
The case for including dividend stocks in client portfolios remains strong. Many of the advantages were shared in a Fidelity Investments research report, “Equity Total Return: Lower Volatility in the Longer Term.”
Two-Thirds of Investors Want More ETFs, Schwab Says
ETF Investor Study by Schwab found that while investors know more about ETFs this year than last, they still seek more knowledge.
ETF-Mutual Fund Hybrid: The Next Big Thing?
Active managers, take note: a new fund format in the works, ETMFs, could wring 50 basis points out of the cost of your mutual fund.
Bright Spots Offer Hope for Indonesian Economy
Three sectors are leading the way after the fall of the nickel market.
Qatar, UAE Move From Frontier to Emerging Market
Those who invest in frontier markets might want to consider some portfolio rebalancing, because change is on the way.
Vanguard Takes 90% of ETF Inflows in First Quarter
Vanguard added seven times more to ETFs in the first quarter than rest of the U.S. industry combined.
How to Benefit From MLPs’ Complex Tax Rules
Investors have options when buying and selling master limited partnerships, a Morningstar expert explains.
IBDs Dominate Long-Term Mutual Fund AUM
RIAs take second place, and both channels saw tremendous asset growth in long-term mutual funds and ETFs in 2013, according to Broadridge.
Market Vectors Rolls Out Factor-Based ETFs
The four new ETFs track MSCI indices and focus on quality and dividends in international and emerging market equities.