Each of these funds offers access to a useful asset class or strategy, is unique, and has a relatively inexpensive price tag.
Improved measures give investors a clearer view of ETF performance.
We are waving the caution flag regarding price dislocations in Japanese ETFs.
Cost-conscious investors can use ETFs to implement themes similar to those of smart, well-respected active mutual fund managers.
They may not be the value they appear to be.
Don't forget what the "ET" in ETF stands for.
These closed-end funds were unstoppable in early 2015; plus, did the first IPO of 2015 usher in a new era for CEF shareholders?
There are important trade-offs to consider when taking the foreign-currency exposure out of your international-equity ETF.
Performance tends to persist in the short run, but betting on long-term losers can be a winning strategy.
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.