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Why Have Investors Bailed on Low-Volatility Funds?

A bout of underperformance seems to have led many to jump ship.

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A version of this article was published in the July 2017 issue of Morningstar ETFInvestor. Download a complimentary copy of ETFInvestor here.

In May 2016, I called attention to the fact that investors had apparently fallen head over heels for low- and minimum-volatility exchange-traded funds and that valuations for these funds had grown rather ripe:

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