It is always a good time to brush up on what constitutes good hygiene when transacting ETFs.
It is important investors be aware of this risk, but it isn't worth losing sleep over.
Investors may be missing out on half the global real estate market.
We take a look at the most promising, and pitiful, new exchange-traded products that were added to the menu in the past year.
This year put an exclamation point at the end of a decade marked by the ascendance of indexing and ETFs.
The Morningstar Factor Profile complements the Morningstar Style Box, incorporating additional factors that further explain funds’ exposures to well-documented sources of long-term returns.
How we separate the wheat from the chaff in this field.
As fears of rising rates abate, investors have been edging further out on the yield curve.
Owning quality companies that regularly return cash to shareholders is a solid strategy for all rate environments.
ETFs have brought a new level of transparency and order to bond markets which should benefit all fixed-income investors.
You might be better-diversified than you think.
Picking your spots and focusing on costs can improve your odds of partnering with winning managers.
Are these new ETP formats a better mousetrap? Or a solution in search of a problem?
We are now able to offer valuation insights on an even wider spectrum of global stock markets.
While the firm's fee is compelling, indexing isn't as appealing a proposition in the high-yield space.
ETFs' structure makes them more tax-efficient than their mutual fund counterparts.
A compelling option for exposure to a narrow segment of the fixed-income market.
The menu of dividend ETFs features something for every palate.
A low fee and broad diversification make this fund a top choice.
When selecting dividend ETFs, investors should look beyond funds' current yield.
Many of the historical arguments for favoring one's home market no longer hold water.
Highly skilled players, fierce competition, and split spoils.
Providers continue to innovate, changing the nature of indexing.
Small caps can play a bit part in a diversified portfolio.
There is no avoiding risk, so investors must understand the risks they take and learn how to harness them to their benefit.
These eight investment principles can help you focus on what's most important.
Value isn't dead, it's just been dormant.
As fees get squeezed, investors should refocus on the other costs they might be incurring.
ETFs are generally priced efficiently, but it's important that investors look before they leap.
Fees are just part of the equation.
Buying good companies is a sensible strategy—assuming the price is right.
Indexes have evolved from measures to targets to a new form of active management.
These new funds aim to deliver value exposure without the value traps.
It's important for investors to understand and respect what the "ET" in ETF stands for.
When market volatility ticks up, investors may be best served by tuning out.
This international real estate ETF's lowest-in-class fee gives it a durable edge.
Silver-rated DFA Real Estate Securities provides comprehensive exposure to the real estate sector at a low cost.
We take a look at the most promising and pitiful new exchange-traded products that were added to the menu in the past year.