Proposed rule to modernize disclosure is much needed.
Total return and risk-adjusted performance both support the view that mutual funds , closed - end funds, and exchange - traded funds are not created equal.
But passive equity and alternative strategies continue to draw interest.
It's not your father's industry--thankfully.
First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange - Traded Funds
We take a look at a tactical closed - end fund investing strategy.
ETFs can offer better tax efficiency, but mainly in the domestic-equity realm.
In-kind redemptions give ETFs an edge in tax efficiency, but other factors are bigger when comparing them with mutual funds .
There are more options than ever for investing in line with religious beliefs, writes Morningstar senior fund analyst David Kathman.
The Federal Reserve's bond purchases are contributing to greater inflows into fixed-income funds, while demand for stock funds is near multiyear lows.