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).

Features and News

4 Active ETFs Gaining Serious Ground

These funds have gathered significant assets so far this year. 

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: More Evidence Against Active

An annual study from Dimensional Fund Advisors offers more evidence against active management.

Daily Hot Reads

Monday Hot Reads: Factors To Focus On Now

Each phase of the economic cycle means something different for different equity factors.

Features and News

Principal’s Kim On Building An ETF Lineup

Firm’s head of ETFs discusses the path the company took to build an ETF business.

Daily ETF Watch

ETF Watch: IBM’s Watson To Drive Fund

Proposed ETF will leverage the power of IBM’s Watson to analyze securities.

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Persistent Returns Remain Elusive

Funds that outperform rarely manage to repeat their success.

Daily Hot Reads

Friday Hot Reads: Why China ETF ‘KBA’ Swelled In Size

Also, the stock market belongs to bots.

Daily ETF Watch

ETF Watch: AdvisorShares To Close More Funds

The firm will close two more ETFs by the end of June.

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Solid Case For Active Mgmt

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