Matt Hougan

Matt Hougan is CEO of Inside ETFs, a division of Informa PLC. He spearheads the world's largest ETF conferences and webinars. Hougan is a three-time member of the Barron's ETF Roundtable and co-author of the CFA Institute’s monograph, "A Comprehensive Guide to Exchange-Trade Funds."

Features and News

What Is Smart Beta In Fixed Income ETFs?

An interview with IndexIQ’s Sal Bruno on how factor investing works with bonds. Analysis

World’s Cheapest ETF Portfolio Just Got Cheaper

New blended expense ratio for the portfolio is just 0.06%. Analysis

Time For SEC To Liberate Active ETFs

Regulators should allow nontransparent active ETFs because it’s costing investors millions.

Features and News

How Game Theory Can Reshape Portfolios

Steve Cucchiaro talks about a new approach to building portfolios from the asset class up. Analysis

10 Talks You Should Catch At Inside ETFs This Year

From sports to comedy, psychology, behavioral economics, finance, politics and even procrastination. Analysis

For ETFs, Fixed Income Matters More Than Smart Beta

Smart-beta funds may be the hot thing now, but fixed-income ETFs will transform the asset class.

Features and News

Vanguard’s Rampulla On The New Active Mgmt

Active management will not go away, it will just keep getting cheaper. Analysis

Hougan: Index Investing Growth Won’t Help Active Managers Outperform

There is a growing meme in the investing world that the rise of indexing as a force in the market will meet a self-fulfilling doom.