ETF Report

 The Outlook For 2009: Newcomers In The Pipeline

Most investors view 2008 as an unmitigated disaster. Yet for the ETF industry, there was a definite silver lining.

ETF Report

 Short-Term Bonds Serve Purpose In 2008

With all the turmoil in the markets in 2008, there was a rather widespread flight to safety. Problem is, there weren't exactly a lot of safe havens. Almost every asset class was in the red at the end of the year—commodities, real estate, developed markets, emerging markets, corporate bonds … you get the picture. As a result, much of the mass exodus from those "unsafe" areas of the markets ended up in just two places: cash or short-term bonds.

Features and News

Main Play: Selling Options As A Long-Term Strategy With ETFs

Taking a low-turnover GARP approach to core ETF portfolios, ex-Montgomery Securities money managers overlay an options strategy.

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Year In Review: ETFs Defy Stereotypes In 2008

As investors end the year by flocking into ETFs, they keep putting money into parts of the market that mutual fund investors are dumping.

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Working In The Shadows Of Excessive Hubris

John Serrapere says he's managing to stay one step ahead of most hedge fund managers by avoiding the "silver bullets" of investing.

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Clark: Extreme Flux Still On Horizon

Advisor says corporate bonds still have legs, but currency ETFs are not one of his favorites for the new year.