Funds Flows Moving with the Markets
The wild market rides prompted investors to pull some $13.2 billion out of long-term mutual funds in May, particularly from equity funds, reports Morningstar, though...
At Morningstar Conference, a Focus on Dividend Investing
At the opening session on day two of the Morningstar Investment Conference in Chicago on Thursday, June 24, three dividend-focused mutual fund managers talked about what they called the great opportunities in dividend investing now.
Fund Groups 'Regaining Lost Ground'
Through August 31, 2009, more than $226 billion flowed into U.S. open-end funds, according to the latest data compiled by Morningstar. "Fund firms are close...
Active ETFs need tweaking
Active exchange-traded funds may be on the horizon; PowerShares has approached the SEC with a proposal for a group of active ETFs, the first firm...
The Wheat and the Chaff
Growth in the exchange traded fund market has been near exponential over the past two years, at least in the numbers of new ETFs hitting...
Peace within the portfolio
Described as precision-guided investments by one expert, exchange-traded fund inflow rates continue their stratospheric rise. Combined domestic ETF assets reached $383.3 billion in the latest...