Value investors interested in taking a position in beaten-down natural gas have to deal with the contango headwind.
The launch of PIMCO's new fund Total Return ETF may prompt advisors and individual investors to reset their point of view about active ETFs over the next couple of years, says Morningstar's Paul Justice.
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.
Morningstar markets editor Jeremy Glaser sizes up the progress and potential roadblocks of the Window 8 launch, Bernanke's housing stimulus efforts, Buffett's succession plans, and more.
PIMCO's Vineer Bhansali says investors should consider active ETFs over traditional indexed vehicles because the latter are carrying very low yields and few prospects for price gains.
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.
Even small investors should call product providers and ask for help finding liquidity before diving into a thinly traded ETF, says iShares' Leland Clemons.
BlackRock's Matt Tucker discusses notions about fixed-income ETF premiums and discounts, tax efficiency, liquidity, and more.
The author does not own any of the stocks or funds mentioned above.
Morningstar.com offers two sets of data points for a given ETF, but these data have two separate uses.
©2012 Morningstar Advisor. All right reserved.