Paul Britt

Paul Britt, CFA, is a senior analyst in the ETF Analytics group at FactSet, a team that maintains and develops an industry-leading suite of ETF-related data and analytics products. Prior to joining FactSet in April 2015, he was a senior analyst at, where he performed a similar role, and worked in private placement at Pensco Trust. Paul holds a B.S. from RIT and an M.S. in financial analysis from the University of San Francisco. Analysis

Bank Loan ETF Trade Risk: Real But Remote

While concerns are well-grounded, BKLN has proved so far to be robust. Analysis

Alt Investments: More Need; More Choices

There’s more wind and more sail for alternatives, but choosing a course isn’t easy. Analysis

Competition Tightens For 2 Colombia ETFs

Investors have fewer—but better—choices. Analysis

Utility & REIT Funds Come Roaring Back

The popular equity income plays have turned in excellent 2014 performance so far but remain sensitive to interest rate hikes. Analysis

15 Of 425 US Equity ETFs Earning Alpha

A first-half roundup of risk-adjusted outperformance—and underperformance—for U.S. equity ETFs. Analysis

Hidden Private Equity ETF Promises Income

New fund FMLP backs into solid exposure to the income-oriented private equity space via MLPs. Analysis

Int’l ETFs: Currency Hedged Vs. Low Vol

Looking to tame international equity risk with DBEF? Try EFAV instead. Analysis

Measuring How Active Your ETF Is

Forget about whether it tracks an index. Just look at the numbers using Active Share and the Fit score. Analysis

Factor-ETF Focus: SIZE Hits 1-Year Mark

A sheep in wolf’s clothing? SIZE’s low-vol twist defies easy categorization.