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.
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.
October data show continued inflows for bonds (including riskier fixed-income assets), while investors withdrew money from U.S. stock mutual funds and ETFs.
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.
Vanguard's Joel Dickson weighs the similarities and differences between the two vehicles, commenting on tax advantages, trading flexibility, dividend reinvestment, 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.
Street One Financial President Scott Freeze discusses the utility of limit orders, indicative values, patience, and more for optimizing ETF trades.
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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