Smart-Beta ETFs: 3 Factors to Calculate Before Adding to a Portfolio
Still trying to understand what “smart beta” means for ETFs? Hint: it’s where active meets passive.
PIMCO Outflows Aside, Bond ETFs Looking to Shine in 2015
Jeff Gundlach’s plan to launch a DoubleLine bond ETF will bring new competition to PIMCO’s Total Return.
BlackRock’s Rieder Fund Snags PIMCO Assets
Rieder, who runs the $4.1 billion fund, has delivered 7% over the past year, making it the top bond fund.
Bill Gross’ Wild Ride: PIMCO Total Return Fund Bottom of Bloomberg Ranking
The PIMCO Total Return Fund notched the worst risk-adjusted returns among 16 similar funds ranked by Bloomberg.
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.
PIMCO CEO El-Erian Resigns
The leadership change comes after annus horribilis for the firm's flagship bond fund, says an S&P Capital IQ expert.
ETF Costs: What to Watch For
S&P Capital IQ’s Todd Rosenbluth provides helpful, and surprising, advice for ETF success.
Junk Bond Risk Gives Actively Managed ETFs a Boost
As ETF investors wake up to the fact that higher interest rates wouldn’t be good for their bond investments, they're seeking help from active managers in the high-yield junk space.
Concidence? Big ETF News Accompanies Big ETF Conference
The week has brought launches of ETPs on the Singapore dollar, BDCs and infrastructure, along with Schwab’s commission-free platform.
ETF Assets Reach Record $191 Billion
ETF flows reached $191 billion in 2012, Morningstar’s Michael Rawson reported.