What to know about managing those risks.
Asset classes where active management might stand a better chance.
If used correctly, these ETFs can harness momentum and add value to your portfolio.
Success requires following a set of rules over a long period.
ETF investors weren't deterred by another down month for stocks and bonds.
Bail-in debt is quietly populating the global bond market and showing up in U.S. portfolios.
These are the markets where active managers reign supreme.
The answer may surprise you.
Investors keyed in on U.S. Treasury and dividend ETFs as markets rebounded in July.
A deep dive across the most popular broad-market, passive ESG options.
The once-powerful benchmark bump has dissipated over time.
There is no one-size-fits-all in sustainable investing.
Asset-weighted fund fees dropped to 0.40% in 2021.
U.S. ETFs hauled in $297.3 billion in a turbulent first half of the year.
Different value funds can take very different approaches.
These funds' popularity has surged, but are they just a passing fad?
A look at the compromises made by ESG dividend funds when their dual mandates collide.
Smart beta, strategic beta, modern alpha, factors—whatever you call it, it's clear that the space has reached maturity.
By the time you find out about a trend, it's often too late.
ETF investors pile into bond portfolios in another roller-coaster month in the markets.
Long-term success remains rare among this group.
The rating is efficacious, stable, and interpretable.
What the Fund Screener tool can do for you.
Doing so doesn’t wittingly expose investors to excessive risks.
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U.S. ETFs endure their first month of outflows since 2019 as stocks and bonds both retreat.
It’s not an ideal investment strategy, but it has been tough to beat.
And no, it’s not 80/20.
Their diversification benefits have mostly been a mirage.
Keep your portfolio afloat during interest rate hikes.
U.S. stocks found their footing, bonds backpedaled, and commodities ETFs continued to cruise in March.
There’s more to consider.
Investors should think twice before chasing the next hot theme.
The world's second-largest economy has a bigger influence than ever in many investors' portfolios.
After the Fed's interest rate hike, owning quality companies that regularly return cash to shareholders remains a solid strategy.
With hazards that are bigger and more numerous, these markets highlight the importance of diversification.
Index providers and asset managers are writing off Russia.
Exchange-traded funds hauled in $69.5 billion in a turbulent February.
It is always a good time to brush up on best practices.
Setting aside some play money could be a way to scratch the itch, but it comes with risks.
ETFs' structure gives them a leg up.
A record number of active ETFs were launched in 2021.
Tepid ETF flows accompanied turbulent markets in January.
Direct commodity ETFs are a more attractive way to get exposure.
The ETF wrapper doesn't provide the same tax advantage for bonds as it does for most stocks. Here's why.
Commodities can be a good hedge when inflation spikes. That said, trying to time episodes of inflation is a fool’s errand.
Every little bit helps.
2021 was a year of milestones for exchange-traded funds.
A continued streak of low taxable capital gains distributions, along with a few important reminders.
Use caution when chasing yield.