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Leverage & Inverse Redux

Picking up where the webinar left off—Dave Nadig challenged MattHougan: Are any asset classes immune to these funds' timingpeculiarities, and are they really changing the market at the end ofeach trading day?

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Podcast Test

If you're not using a leveraged or inverse fund these days, your chances of owning a top-performing ETF is greatly reduced.

On the other hand, if you do own a leveraged or inverse ETF, thatdoesn't guarantee a winning hand. In fact, it might ensure just theopposite.

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Is BusinessWeek Right?

In the wake of big mainstream media coverage, Matt Hougan and Dave Nadig look at ETFs from an outsider's viewpoint. Are they too hard to use?

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Will Active ETFs Succeed?

With the launch of Grail Advisors' active ETF, Matt Hougan and Dave Nadig wonder how it will manage to attract assets.

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Real Estate, MBSs And ETFs

IU.com's Matt Hougan and Dave Nadig field questions about mortgage-backed securities and consider broader real estate issues. 

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Doll Favoring Energy, Tech & Health Services

BlackRock's veteran CIO believes this rally can last. But he warns that growth will likely be slow, with some sectors doing better than others.

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Active Management Still Stinks

The Standard & Poor's Index Versus Active Fund Scorecard (SPIVA) for 2008 confirms it: Active management's still a bad idea.

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Gold, Fund Flows & iShares

What does BGI's deal with CVC Capital mean for investors? Plus, IU.com's editors take a look at winners and losers from Q1 fund flow data.