Fri. Hot Reads: Major Sector Index Shifts Begin Today

Features and News

Strange Case Of Premiums For Pot ETF

Days after ETFMG changes the custodian and transfer agent for its marijuana ETF, premiums in the fund skyrocketed. Why?

Daily ETF Watch

ETF Of The Week: AGG Turns 15

Talking about the bond ETF revolution.

Features and News

Understanding Closed End Funds In ETFs

A quick primer on what CEFs are and how ETF investors can access them.

Vanguard Makes ESG Debut

Features and News

Big Return Dispersions In Consumer Sectors

Why there’s nearly a 20% performance gap between the consumer discretionary and consumer staples sectors this year. 

Features and News

‘LOGO’ Brand ETF A No-Go

Global X's 'LOGO' takes the unusual step of halting creations before its closure.

Features and News

Marijuana ETF Shifts Custody

Amid ongoing concerns about the legal risk of holding marijuana stocks, ETFMG finds a new custodian for 'MJ.'

Swedroe: Global Warming & Reinsurance

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Trading Cost Truths

Review of a comprehensive trading study that suggests costs are lower than previously thought, especially for patient traders.

Podcasts

ETF Prime Podcast: Balchunas On Flows, Nadig On ETNs

J.P. Morgan's Jillian DelSignore also discusses the firm's rapid ETF growth.

Index Investor Corner

Best Performing ETFs Can Bite You

The best-performing ETFs can offer plenty of risk.

Thurs. Hot Reads: Indexing Dumbing Down Markets?

Daily Hot Reads

Wed. Hot Reads: Silver Sees Big Discount To Gold

Also, 3% yields give bond traders dilemma.

Daily Hot Reads

Tues. Hot Reads: Ditch ‘ESG’ Acronym & Cut Fees

Also, bitcoin has a big SEC supporter.

Daily Hot Reads

Mon. Hot Reads: Contrarian Small Cap ETF

Also, the ‘no jerks’ rule of investing.

FlexShares: Multifactor Investing, The New Reality

ETF Industry Perspective

Alpha Architect: A 3-Pronged Approach

A look at a fund that combines value, momentum and trend-following strategies in one wrapper.

ETF Industry Perspective

Vanguard: Fingerprints And Bear Markets

ETF Industry Perspective

Fidelity: A Factor Approach To Fixed Income

Fidelity outlines the merits of factor-based investing across the asset classes.

Newcomer Debuts Reversal Strategy ETF

Daily ETF Watch

Newcomer Debuts Reversal Strategy ETF

Vesper Capital Management launches first short-term reversal strategy in ETF wrapper.

Daily ETF Watch

iShares Adds Target Maturity ETF

World’s largest ETF issuer rolls out iBonds corporate bond fund for 2028.

Daily ETF Watch

Country ETFs Go Beta

State Street revamps four of its StrategicFactors country funds.

 

The Role Of Themes In Portfolios

ETF Report

Smart Beta ETFs At Vanilla Prices

Newcomer Goldman Sachs takes aim at established players with multifactor funds at bargain-bin prices.

ETF Report

 New ETF Launches: September 2018

Impact Shares launches the first ETF focused on racial equality.

ETF Report

 ETF Explainer: PSCH

Small-cap health care stocks have risen steadily for 12 months.