Robo Advisor ETF Overview

The robo-advisor industry is revolutionizing the way people invest by offering convenient user access, automated portfolio construction rules and low costs.

Still, the jury is out on whether robo advisors represent the future of investment advice. The cost advantages, tax efficiency and automated platforms benefit all types of investors. Yet wealth management will likely require meaningful human interaction and analysis.

Daily Hot Reads

Thursday Hot Reads: Scoop On Vanguard’s Factor ETFs

Plus, why low returns are to be expected, and how to hedge with ETFs.

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Wednesday Hot Reads: How Schwab Attracts Small Investors

Also, instead of panicking over falling bond prices, do this one thing.

Features and News

Inside ETFs: Zhang On Active ESG Investing

Why active management focused on ESG ETFs is where Linda Zhang sees the most opportunity as an ETF strategist. 

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Wednesday Hot Reads: Robo Advisors Overwhelmed With Plunge

Also, what to keep in mind after Tuesday’s rebound.

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Thursday Hot Reads: Hottest ETF Of Year Risks Closure

Also, guess who’s driving the ETF bus to records.

Index Investor Corner

Schwab Vs. Simplicity Debate Rages On

Comparing a Schwab Robo Intelligent Portfolio with a simple second-grader portfolio highlights the importance of asset allocation decisions. 

Index Investor Corner

Simplicity Vs. Schwab’s Robo Portfolio

Is Schwab's Intelligent Portfolio smarter than a second-grader?

Daily Hot Reads

Thursday Hot Reads: Best & Worst Assets Of 2017

Also, a rundown of the best-performing areas of the mutual fund space.

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Tuesday Hot Reads: Drawbacks Of Equal Weighting

Plus, a look at asset class performance, as represented by major ETFs.