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Each of these funds offers access to a useful asset class or strategy, is unique, and has a relatively inexpensive price tag.
Cost-conscious investors can use ETFs to implement themes similar to those of smart, well-respected active mutual fund managers.
Improved measures give investors a clearer view of ETF performance.
We are waving the caution flag regarding price dislocations in Japanese ETFs.
They may not be the value they appear to be.
Morningstar's Patty Oey and Dan Rohr and Columbia Acorn's Andreas Waldburg-Wolfegg offer best practices for globe-trotting investors who must navigate choppy waters in today's market.
After strong flows into stock funds earlier this year, investor interest in equities is waning as bond funds remain in high demand, says Morningstar's Mike Rawson.
Investors continued their search for income in May, as the future of monetary policy came into sharp focus during the month.
While most premiums and discounts are benign, it pays to check the numbers.