Reports of the arrival of actively managed exchange-trade funds have been greatly exaggerated. Sure, there are some ETFs of recent vintage that come close, such as the PowerShares that track the quantitatively constructed Amex Intellidexes. Firms also have filed applications for active ETFs with ...
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