Financial Planning News
Tue, 25 Dec 2012
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Whether you are looking for core foreign exposure or making a tactical bet, ETFs can be a good choice for international-stock investors, says Morningstar's Patty Oey.
2011 showed unabated ETF adoption, a focus on risk and income, increasing demand for non-U.S. debt, more alternative ETFs , and more, says Morningstar's director of ETF research.
The uptake of actively managed ETFs will increase amid innovation in the financial-services industry as investors' comfort levels grow, says State Street's Chris Goolgasian.
ETFs can be great vehicles for accessing core, liquid areas of the market, but they have more issues in MLPs and illiquid underlying assets, like high-yield bonds.
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