A horrible idea, says Morningstar's Ben Johnson.
These new exchange-traded funds will invest in bitcoin futures, not bitcoin itself.
Stock-pickers have had a particularly difficult time keeping up.
The two approaches to portfolio construction are more similar than they are different.
Here's what Tyrone Ross, co-founder and CEO of Onramp Invest, thinks advisors should be considering.
ESG doesn't have to be a divisive topic.
Should you favor one or the other?
How low can fund fees go?
The market took a bearish view on ARK Innovation ETF in August.
Our research shows the average expense ratio for investors has fallen by more than half since 2000.
These funds aren't flawless, but they are solid options for income seekers.
Here are the benefits and drawbacks of what may be the investing wave of the future.
It's important to understand how your fund's benchmark rebalances.
Low volatility doesn't mean no volatility, just less.
Where have investors been putting their dollars?
Two Vanguard funds recently changed their benchmarks. Ben Johnson lays out what such events mean for fundholders.
Here are four key takeaways from our latest look at thematic funds.
Thematic funds from ARK Invest and others have generated a lot of interest.
Active ETFs are not an oxymoron.
The SEC continues to sort out its regulatory concerns.
How to use our metrics to gauge how sustainable a fund is.
Learn the latest in this approach to investing.
Our key takeaways from the new Active/Passive Barometer.
Is it the end of a long, dark, cold winter?
The coronavirus sell-off and subsequent rebound proved tough to navigate, especially for actively managed U.S. stock funds.
If you can get aboard, should you?
Investors dialed up their allocations to U.S. stock ETFs, and ARK continued to ascend the ETF ranks.
A look at the active ETF landscape along with some pros and cons.
Why doing a whole lot of nothing might be the ultimate contrarian approach.
The growth and adoption of exchange-traded funds has only accelerated as a result of the latest market crisis.
These picks from Vanguard and Schwab make the most of this tax-friendly wrapper.
While meme stocks were making headlines, new money continued to pour into broadly diversified, low-cost index ETFs.
What does it mean for you?
What does the dynamic nature of these markets mean for portfolio construction?
Here are two we like right now.
It is always a good time to brush up on best practices.
Record flows, launches, and closures were among the major milestones.
Dividend durability, dividend growth, and a low fee are trademarks of solid dividend exchange-traded funds.
We’ve reached a tipping point in the balance between mutual funds and ETFs.
There were a record number of new ETFs launched in 2020. These are our selections for the year's best and worst.
While it stands as the largest addition in the index's history, this likely won't impact everyday investors all that much.
Most avoided capital gains distributions this year.
In general, we are seeing more of the same.
Investors poured an estimated $81.8 billion into equity ETFs in November.
This has been a seminal year for fixed-income ETFs.
Here's some advice for those tempted to tinker with their portfolios during times of market turbulence.
Benchmark construction is not as mechanical as you might think.
Why does it happen, and what steps can you take?
The Morningstar Factor Profile complements the Morningstar Style Box, incorporating additional factors that further explain funds’ exposures to well-documented sources of long-term returns.
Vanguard is well ahead of the pack, and bond ETF flows are on their way to a record year.