Elisabeth Kashner

Elisabeth Kashner is FactSet's director of ETF research. She is responsible for the methodology powering FactSet's Analytics system, providing leadership in data quality, investment analysis and ETF classification. Kashner also serves as co-head of the San Francisco chapter of Women in ETFs.

ETF Report

 Bold Strategic Beta In Bond Land

Strategic beta bond funds offer everyday investors increasingly precise tools, but you need to know how they work.

ETF Report

 Navigating The Strategic Beta Explosion

What all those smart-beta ETF names actually mean for your portfolio.

ETF.com Analysis

Cash Not King In Robo Portfolios

ETF.com steps in to referee a catfight that has erupted in the world of robo advisors.

ETF.com Analysis

Schwab Intelligent Portfolios: An X-Ray

Chuck’s sample ‘robo’ portfolio bets big on small-caps.

ETF.com Analysis

Virtu’s HFT Way To Play Crazy Oil Market

Virtu’s mind-bending way to play oil market volatility is a fascinating glimpse into the world of ultra-sophisticated investors.

ETF.com Analysis

Inside ETF.com’s Total Market ETF Revamp

A look at ETF.com's powerful revamping of its classification of U.S. total market ETFs.

Journal Of Indexes

Deconstructing Smart Beta

Practical solutions for investors to incorporate risk factors in their portfolios

ETF.com Analysis

ETF Investors Loved Vanilla Funds In 2014

Broad-based, cap-weighted funds ceded no ground to strategic beta last year.

ETF.com Analysis

The Importance Of 2014’s Least Popular ETF

The losers often tell a pithier tale than the winners.