Compiled by ETF.com Staff
What's Inside Your Multifactor ETF? (WealthManagement.com)
Over the past few years, asset managers have tried to make “smart beta” even smarter by combining known investment factors into a single approach. Here's how they've fared.
“When the world decides there is no need for fundamental research and investors can just blindly purchase index funds and ETFs without any regard to valuation, we say the time to be fearful is now.”
Have We Seen The Bottom In Japanese Bond Yields? (Indexology)
While the idea of reflation is picking up steam in global markets, Japan’s core consumer price index is still below target.
Why This Portfolio Manager Sees Her Glass Half Full (Capital Ideas)
Finding value in today’s global asset markets has been a bit of a roller-coaster ride, but there are still many opportunities out there.
In the world of financial advice, focusing on retirement planning has long been the most popular strategy. But working with retirement isn’t as easy as it sounds.
Year-to-date, the top 10 contributors have combined to account for 37% of the S&P 500 index return. The concentration among the top five is even greater.
Massive Shifts In ETF Relative Strength (Invest With An Edge)
Compression often precedes and precipitates massive shifts in ETF relative strength. Today we can see these compression-induced changes playing out.
BlackRock fined for not seeking a special exemption for its Russia ETF, 'ERUS.'
BlackRock's sovereign risk index highlights the markets benefiting from reflation.