Vanguard: Why Do-It-Yourselfers Pick ETFs Over Mutual Funds
With so many investors flocking to ETFs, Vanguard has researched what’s driving that behavior. The answer, in a nutshell, is that for ETF investors, familiarity breeds contentment.
Playing Defense on Bonds
The recent bull market in bond prices has been called the biggest bond bubble in history. Thanks to a combination of stock-averse investors and multi-billion dollar purchases of U.S. Treasuries by the Federal Reserve, higher bond prices have fueled the boom. But what happens when the trend reverses? How can...
Seeking Less Uncertainty
Although stock market volatility as measured by the CBOE S&P 500 VIX has bottomed near pre-financial crisis lows, interest in ETFs that minimize rollercoaster moves hasn’t slowed.
Enthused About Innovation
William H. Belden, III is a managing director and head of product development at Guggenheim Investments.
Why Bogle Is Dead Wrong on ETFs
Everyone has heard about love at first sight. But what about hate at first sight? The latter describes John Bogle’s long-lasting hate affair with ETFs.
The use of ETFs may be attractive to certain investors. The tax advantages may make them even more attractive.
Active ETFs Thriving at 5, Says AdvisorShares’ Hamman
When asked about what’s happening with active ETFs now that they’ve hit their five-year mark, Noah Hamman, founder and CEO of AdvisorShares Investments, is succinct; “They’re growing.”
Libertas’ Koos Banks on International ETFs
There are plenty of opportunities to choose from, says the Libertas Wealth Management founder, particularly if one assesses international investment choices on a relative strength basis.
Money Floods Into Stocks via ETFs as Industry Hits 20-Year Mark
Last year marked an all-time high for the industry on the eve of its 20th anniversary, and ETFs are soon expected to surpass a record $2 trillion in global assets.
The Future of Actively Managed ETFs
In the months leading up to the launch of the first actively managed ETFs a few years ago, ETF industry commentators were generally divided into two camps.