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." Analysis

The Great Good Work Of Robo Advisors

Dave Nadig’s recent blog on the so-called robo-advisor space misses the point about the good these firms are bringing to the investors. Analysis

3 Reasons I’m Excited For Inside Fixed Income

Our annual fixed-income conference is coming up in a little more than a week and I can’t wait. Analysis

This ETF Portfolio Pays You To Hold It

For years, I’ve tracked the 'world’s lowest-cost ETF portfolio.' Now I can do one better.

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With Gross Along, Will Janus Now Enter ETFs?

Bill Gross' arrival doesn’t mean Janus will be issuing an ETF soon. Analysis

The Key Statistic When Evaluating ETFs

Real-world tracking difference is incredibly important. So why does nobody look at it? Analysis

ETF Flows Can Reveal Market Sentiment

If you want to ferret out signals from ETF flows, you have to dig deep into the data. Here's how to do it.

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New ETF Issuer WBI Pulls In $1B-Plus

Fund issuer surprises with huge money inflow into 10 new funds. Analysis

Questions To Ask Before You Buy An ETF

How do you choose the right ETF? Here are seven questions that will guide your research. Analysis

Hougan: More To iShares Core Than Fee Cuts

The iShares Core launch was pure genius, but it's too early to say if it was a success.