Matt Hougan

Matt Hougan is CEO of Inside ETFs, a division of Informa PLC. He spearheads the world's largest ETF conferences and webinars. Hougan is a three-time member of the Barron's ETF Roundtable and co-author of the CFA Institute’s monograph, "A Comprehensive Guide to Exchange-Trade Funds."

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Why Many Smart Beta Backtests Fail

Dimensional’s Lukas Smart on how implementation costs can dilute factor benefits.

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How To Evaluate Smart Beta ETFs

There are important steps to take before examining performance and price.

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What Is Smart Beta In Fixed Income ETFs?

An interview with IndexIQ’s Sal Bruno on how factor investing works with bonds.

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World’s Cheapest ETF Portfolio Just Got Cheaper

New blended expense ratio for the portfolio is just 0.06%.

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Time For SEC To Liberate Active ETFs

Regulators should allow nontransparent active ETFs because it’s costing investors millions.

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How Game Theory Can Reshape Portfolios

Steve Cucchiaro talks about a new approach to building portfolios from the asset class up.

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10 Talks You Should Catch At Inside ETFs This Year

From sports to comedy, psychology, behavioral economics, finance, politics and even procrastination.

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For ETFs, Fixed Income Matters More Than Smart Beta

Smart-beta funds may be the hot thing now, but fixed-income ETFs will transform the asset class.