It kind of feels like that seminal moment in every market cycle, when the pretenders begin to be weeded out by reality.
I had not caught the FTSE RAFI ad in the Wall Street Journal. That sounds like a RAFI in conjunction with a PowerShares ad to me. What did the small print say?
I have just read the latest Hougan additions to the "impact ETFs" discussion. Again, I'll share some deep secrets about my views on alpha and fees (be patient).
There is some great debate going on over on our discussion boards. The age-old total market vs. DFA slice-and-dice lives, it seems. DFA ETFs? DFA as an active manager? Tactical allocations in the current market conditions? Lots of grist over there.
Hougan just can't get enough with 500 ETFs. He's asking for more of them. We do seem to be heading where there are more funds than equities, as with mutual funds. Here are my gaps: