It's all aboard for CSX, among others, in the index's quarterly rebalancing.
Morningstar ETF Invest Conference panelists discuss the similarities, differences, and appeal of these two strategies in today's low-growth, low-return, and high-volatility market.
The author and Princeton professor favors plain-vanilla, index-based investments and says specialized, high-cost products are bad for the ETF industry.
A capitalization-weighted index explicitly links the weight of a holding to its price, so the more expensive a stock gets, the bigger its weight in your portfolio, says Research Affiliates' Rob Arnott.
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