Two approaches in a very different fixed-income world compared to the past.
An alpha-seeking fund traces an index of inside selling and buybacks.
There are more options than just owning a physically backed gold fund.
There are more exchange-traded products to help mitigate the inherent long volatility investors face.
With ETFs, investors in 401(k)s have a better chance to meet their retirement goals.
The world of ETFs is slowly and steadily encroaching on turf that once belonged exclusively to hedge fund managers.
If you think ‘smart beta’ is better, don’t you need a system to prove it?
Given the current challenge in the world of bonds, a bit of outside-the-box thinking is in order.
Mining the ETF universe for niche funds to augment core exposure means investors can get activelike exposure, but at passive prices.