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Hammers Ups Ante With Preferreds & BuyWrite ETFs

Manager of institutional portfolios debunks concern that asset allocation strategies and rebalancing won't work in coming years.

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To Option Or Not To Option With ETFs

Adviser offers portfolios with and without options, saying he's trying to educate investors about what such strategies can and can't accomplish. 

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First 'Active' Real Estate ETF Begins Trading

Invesco PowerShares Capital Management's Active U.S. Real Estate Fund (NYSE Arca: PSR) began trading this morning, offering the first "active" competition to the major REIT exchange-traded funds.

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Two iShares Expected To Post Cap Gains In '08

Last year, six of 156 iShares ETFs distributed capital gains. That compared to two of 115 in 2006.

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Hammers Stands Tall In Face Of Sell-Off

Passive portfolio advisor views torrid market as a good buying opportunity for rebalancing strategy that draws bands around asset classes.

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REIT ETFs Take Different Paths In '08

Investors beware: REIT funds sport varying characteristics that make each handle market's storm quite uniquely. 

 

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The Long Road: No Mirage In Phoenix

The weather's not the only part of this growing community that's hot right now. So is the local interest in ETFs and index investing.