The IQ Chaikin ETFs are quickly gathering assets, standing out among a growing number of multifactor funds.
Addition of a dozen ETFs means Schwab offers more than 250 funds commission free.
Wave of new assets also touches some new issuers and products.
Sometimes smart-beta ETFs outperform, sometimes they don’t.
Some of the earlier smart-beta funds have a lot to recommend them.
2017 shaping up as a year active management steps to the forefront.
So far in May, 20 new ETFs have come to market, and none of them are your plain-vanilla passive kind.