Morningstar's Patty Oey and Dan Rohr and Columbia Acorn's Andreas Waldburg-Wolfegg offer best practices for globe-trotting investors who must navigate choppy waters in today's market.
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.
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's Joel Dickson weighs the similarities and differences between the two vehicles, commenting on tax advantages, trading flexibility, dividend reinvestment, and more.
As economic concerns weighed, taxable-bond funds were the strongest asset gainers in May, but their inflows were only about half what they were the prior month, says Morningstar's Kevin McDevitt.
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.
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.
The performance differences have narrowed between the two funds recently, and Morningstar's Tim Strauts and Eric Jacobson say PIMCO investors should choose the least expensive option.
See what we recommend for risk-averse ETF investors.
We examine differentiators that help distinguish between two comparable ETFs.
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