Wed, 19 Nov 2014
Third Quarter Hiccup
ETFs allow fixed-income investors to put money into markets that were previously inaccessible, but the abundance of funds can complicate the decision-making process, says Wela Strategies' Mitch Reiner.
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.
Although investors may remain broadly skeptical of equity markets, asset flow data suggest they could be taking more risk than expected in other asset classes.
October data show continued inflows for bonds (including riskier fixed-income assets), while investors withdrew money from U.S. stock mutual funds and ETFs .
Metropolitan Capital CEO Sharon Snow discusses how her firm strives to be a guardian of clients' wealth by using an approach to ETF strategies that differs from the industry norm.
Eye-popping yields are scarce for many bond ETFs , but Morningstar's Sam Lee points out some attractive funds that focus on corporates, emerging markets , and Europe.
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.
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.
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