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ETF Focus: Vanguard’s Bogle says asset-management giant he founded 42 years ago is almost too big and successful
By October 27, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

ETF Focus: Vanguard’s Bogle says asset-management giant he founded 42 years ago is almost too big and successful

Has Vanguard, the asset-managing giant that has dominated its competition as investors trend toward the kind of low-fee and passive products it specializes in, become too big for its own good? MarketWatch.com – Mutual Funds

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The New Rules of Investing: What advisers need to know when buying smart-beta funds for clients
By October 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

The New Rules of Investing: What advisers need to know when buying smart-beta funds for clients

Jack Vogel on how understanding ‘active fee’ and ‘underlying portfolio’ will help investors make more informed investment decisions. MarketWatch.com – Mutual Funds

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The New Rules of Investing: 4 old-school smart-beta ETFs worth a look
By October 24, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

The New Rules of Investing: 4 old-school smart-beta ETFs worth a look

These smart-beta products, which launched between 2003 and 2008, have many favorable traits. MarketWatch.com – Mutual Funds

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ETF Focus: Investors pile into overseas ETFs, as U.S. stocks test records
By October 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

ETF Focus: Investors pile into overseas ETFs, as U.S. stocks test records

U.S. investors are increasingly looking abroad as they consider how to construct and position their portfolios, a trend that continued over the past week as exchange-traded funds for emerging markets and other overseas regions were among the most adopted. MarketWatch.com – Mutual Funds

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ETF Focus: Currency-hedged ETFs see heavy outflows in 2017 as dollar slumps
By October 21, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

ETF Focus: Currency-hedged ETFs see heavy outflows in 2017 as dollar slumps

Exchange-traded funds designed to minimize the currency impact of non-U.S. stocks have seen sharp outflows thus far in 2017, as their “hedging” strategies has wound up serving as a headwind in a period of dollar weakness. MarketWatch.com – Mutual Funds

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Market Extra: These are the countries that treat investors the best (and the worst)
By October 20, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Market Extra: These are the countries that treat investors the best (and the worst)

The U.S. has been a good place to invest this year, based on returns. It is also the best country to be an investor, according to a Morningstar survey. MarketWatch.com – Mutual Funds

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Market Extra: What would ETFs do in a 1987-style stock-market crash?
By October 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Market Extra: What would ETFs do in a 1987-style stock-market crash?

The stock market of 2017 is very different than the market of 1987, when a historic one-day collapse occurred, and one of the biggest changes is the now-ubiquitous presence of ETFs. MarketWatch.com – Mutual Funds

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Market Extra: Passive investments are hot, but remain a small slice of the stock market
By October 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Market Extra: Passive investments are hot, but remain a small slice of the stock market

This is the era of passive investing, but while the strategy has been incredibly favored and successful for years, the U.S. stock market in every major way remains driven by the views of active managers and the moves of individual securities. MarketWatch.com – Mutual Funds

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Mutual Funds: Nobel-winner Richard Thaler’s theories are helping these funds beat their benchmarks
By October 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Mutual Funds: Nobel-winner Richard Thaler’s theories are helping these funds beat their benchmarks

If you’re looking for someone to manage your money, it’s hard to imagine a better candidate than someone a Nobel-prize winner for economics. MarketWatch.com – Mutual Funds

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ETF Focus: New ETF to only hold companies determined to be supportive to veterans
By October 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

ETF Focus: New ETF to only hold companies determined to be supportive to veterans

Investors looking for a way to indirectly support U.S. servicemen and women may soon have a new option they can enlist into their portfolios. MarketWatch.com – Mutual Funds

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