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

Gartman On Post-Trump: Sell Bonds, Buy Infrastructure & Stocks

Investment guru offers his view on what investors should do under a Trump presidency. Analysis

Should You Own Bond ETFs In 2017?

Yields and cost are much bigger considerations headed into a low-return world. Analysis

Recipe For ETF Success: Scale & Network Effect

Matt Hougan on why bigger is better in ETFs, while bigger is typically worse in traditional mutual funds.

ETF Report

 Hedge Funds Discover Fixed Income ETFs

Bond ETFs could be seeing an influx of liquidity.

Features and News

BlackRock’s Ang On The Next Frontier in Factor Investing

He sees smart beta growing in fixed income and throughout portfolios, thanks to ETFs.

ETF Report

 9 Landmark Smart-Beta ETFs

Key game changers in the smart-beta ETF space. Analysis

Active ETF Proposals Only Solve Half The Problem

Fidelity’s new approach to shoehorning active management into an ETF-like structure is clever, but like all such proposals, it misses the core problem. Analysis

Hand-Wringing Over Equity ETF Flows Misses Bigger Story

Divergence of ETF and mutual fund flows is a big picture some fail to see. Analysis

9 Landmark Smart Beta ETFs

These funds established new ground when it came to an alternative to market cap.