This Dow Jones Industrial Average tracker has an odd weighting scheme that limits its appeal.
Parsing the details of index methodologies is central to understanding the processes of index funds and ETFs and informs our overall assessment of these funds' investment merit.
Some newly minted currency hedgers seem to lack the fortitude necessary to reap the long-term benefits of hedging currency risk.
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.
Foreign stocks can be riskier than their U.S. counterparts, but it is possible to mitigate this risk.