Alpha-Seeking ETF Overview

Alpha-seeking ETFs are equity funds attempting to outperform the market with various investment strategies. The ETFs here show a huge range of investment aims, from hedged funds mimicking strategies as the Alphaclone Alternative Alpha ETF (ALFA) to funds following propietary stock picking strategies as the VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT).

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Investors Respond To Feedback

Something as simple as providing feedback to investors regarding their returns can lead to improvement in their portfolio performance.

Daily ETF Watch

ETF Watch: PIMCO, Oppenheimer Announce Closures

Two firms will shutter a total of four funds.

Features and News

5 Biggest Broad Commodity ETFs Differ In Approach

The outlook for commodities is generally positive this year, but differences in portfolio construction can mean very different outcomes.

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Prospecting For Returns

Lottery odds don’t pay off.

Daily ETF Watch

ETF Watch: Four Issuers Launch Funds Today

Four different issuers rolled out ETFs on three different exchanges.

Features and News

The Innovative Side Of Dividend ETFs

A closer look at Reality Shares’ lineup of dividend-focused strategies.

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Tactical Approaches Miss The Mark

Although tactical asset allocation is a favorite strategy for many, its performance disappoints.

Features and News

Top Performing Multifactor ETFs

PowerShares and First Trust dominate performance in this smart-beta segment.

Features and News

Tuesday Hot Reads: ETFs Still Struggling To Enter Retirement Space

Despite all the benefits of the ETF wrapper, retirement accounts remain out of reach.