Fixed-income strategies dominate actively managed ETFs

2019-12-20

Everett Collection Would Daniel Craig, here as James Bond in 2012, like that ETF shaken or stirred? After a series of industry and regulatory decisions in 2019, there’s been a lot of talk about “actively managed” exchange-traded funds, along with some speculation that investors are about to get lots moreRead More →

Here’s the right way to trade ETFs

2019-10-24

iStockPhoto You don’t have to be this guy. Just one simple trading tactic can help you buy and sell ETFs. What’s the best way to trade an ETF? That’s not a question about growth versus momentum stocks or the best fund manager. There are a few distinct methods for buyingRead More →

Is it time for ETFs to get active?

2019-10-22

Getty Images Active investing vs. passive: tastes great, less filling? If you’ve ever used a Groupon, toggled between Expedia and Kayak and Travelocity, or waited until Prime Day to do your shopping, the current state of affairs in financial services may sound familiar. Like consumers of all types, investors areRead More →

Welcome to the adult table, SEC says to ETFs

2019-09-26

Reuters The seal of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission hangs on the wall at SEC headquarters. Exchange-traded funds are growing up – and regulators are taking notice. On Thursday, the Securities and Exchange Commission passed a long-awaited ruling giving ETFs their own set of regulations, a step that willRead More →

In ETFs, the rich aren’t getting much richer

2019-09-15

Getty Images U.S. dollar bills: where are investors sending their money? The 20 biggest exchange-traded funds together hold $1.33 trillion in assets: 60% of a total category of $2.3 trillion. But as analysts at Jefferies Equity Research point out, some of the biggest funds have seen outflows this year, whileRead More →

Here’s how to play the trade war with ETFs

2019-08-06

Bloomberg News Members of the People’s Armed Police walk past the National Museum of China at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Looking for an investing strategy as the U.S.-China trade war rolls on? There may be an ETF for that, whether you feel most comfortable with as little risk as possible,Read More →