The firm's first actively managed exchange-traded funds mirror strategies found in its mutual funds.
Nobel Prize winner cites lower costs and questions about active manager skill as reasons to stick with index funds.
The firm's first-ever exchange-traded fund exploits the combined efforts of four factors.
Low-cost lineup adds U.S. growth, dividend, and value ETFs and more foreign and bond ETFs.
The largest fund affected is Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF, whose fee is falling by 17%.
Morningstar's Robert Goldsborough looks at the raft of ETF filings from the past week, which include some very narrowly tailored funds.
Morningstar's Robert Goldsborough takes a look at the past week's round of launches, liquidations, and filings.
Van Eck converts a Latin America bond ETF into an emerging-markets bond fund, UBS launches an ETN seeking to deliver twice the return of a basket of closed-end funds, and First Trust drafts an "industrial renaissance" ETF.
State Street brings a "beyond BRIC" ETF to market, PowerShares proposes an actively managed, multistrategy alts ETF, and ProShares drafts a rate-hedged, emerging-markets bond fund.
A money manager and Drexel University professor seeks permission to issue actively managed ETFs, and AdvisorShares will give a total makeover to its global asset-allocation-themed ETF.