ETF Strategist Corner

Finding The Right ‘Smart Beta’ ETF

What does 'smart beta' mean, and how should a ‘smart beta’ ETF fit in portfolios?

Features and News

Advisor Views On MLP Funds & Notes

Straddling fixed income and energy growth is attractive. Analysis

'Little' First Trust Enjoying Banner Year

Huge inflows into a single ETF tell the tale of a firm that’s on a roll. Analysis

MLP Funds Withstanding Oil’s Swoon

Master limited partnership ETFs differ from broad energy ETFs in avoiding oil’s four-month decline.

Daily ETF Watch

Daily ETF Watch: ProShares Debuts Alts Fund

New managed futures fund invests in commodities, currencies and fixed income. Analysis

Highest Fee ETFs—Where The Money Goes

Funds with the highest fees reflect the costs of the strategy, not of the management.

Features and News

Gross Leaves Void At BOND ETF

His departure could result in investors looking elsewhere. Analysis

Kinder’s Departure No Threat To MLP Funds

While short-term tax implications are real, interest in the MLP space isn’t going away.