The broad stock runup in the first half of 2013 was a boon to ClearBridge Aggressive Growth, and comanager Evan Bauman says that the fund is well-positioned for the market going forward.
Even small investors should call product providers and ask for help finding liquidity before diving into a thinly traded ETF, says iShares' Leland Clemons.
Vanguard principal and ETF strategist Joel Dickson responds to worries that increased passive investing has led to more market volatility and that ETFs cause investors to gamble with their portfolios.
As the fiduciary standard expands, ETF managed portfolios will continue to look increasingly attractive to registered investment advisors seeking to outsource investment management, says Morningstar's Andy Gogerty.
Sector and region ETFs are particularly prone to relying heavily on a handful of stocks.
For investors looking to build a portfolio based on rock-bottom fees, here's a list of funds and ETFs that can serve as building blocks.
Newer entrants capture a few but the giants expected to maintain stranglehold.
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