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 →

How to avoid 5 common retirement money mistakes

2019-11-23

Since launching my company’s investment advisory service for retirees, True Link Financial, my colleagues and I have spent a lot of time talking to people about their financial plans. Here are five of the most common mistakes we’ve seen and how retirees can avoid them:  Mistake No. 1: Thinking youRead More →

Jim Chanos on Tesla: ‘We are still bears’

2019-11-21

A rumor that famed short seller Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates has covered his shorts on Tesla Inc. is greatly exaggerated. It is, in fact, plain wrong. In an hour-long interview aired Thursday with folks at Hedgeye Risk Management (here’s the webcast), Chanos dispelled the rumor: ‘Tesla is and remainsRead 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 →

What is factor investing? – MarketWatch

2019-10-20

Getty Images/iStockphoto What’s factor investing? You’ve read about the stock of the day and the ETF of the week. You’ve got a pile of newspaper clippings about the strategy of the month. You bookmarked an article somewhere about the newest rotation to read later. But, despite it all, you haveRead More →

Shoppers will opt for slower shipping or in-store pickup during the holiday season to fight climate change

2019-10-03

Many consumers will take climate change into account when making their holiday purchases this year, opting for slower shipping options or in-store pickup, which have less environmental impact than expedited shipping, according to data from Accenture’s annual holiday shopping survey. Accenture ACN, +0.52%   and Coleman Parkes Research surveyed 1,500Read More →