This ETF takes less credit risk than most of its peers, so it offers a lower yield, but its cost advantage gives it a durable edge.
The case for index investing rests on the index fund's cost advantage and how representative it is of its actively managed peers, not market efficiency.
Traditional benchmarks have a purpose, but they are impersonal and fail to reflect the messy realities of investing.
Average fees paid by ETF investors have fallen over the last decade as low-cost options gain popularity and large flows create economies of scale.
Current circumstances are a difficult pill to swallow for many bond investors, but that is no reason to offload your ballast, writes Morningstar’s Ben Johnson.
This fund's high-quality tilt can help diversify and protect an investor's portfolio.
This ETF can offer greater yield and Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Returns than traditional aggregate index ETFs.
One of the hottest investing trends gains traction in the bond world.
Using index funds and ETFs, nongovernment employees can replicate most--but not all--of the TSP's spartan lineup.