Hot Reads: Passive ETFs Hit By Rebalancing Costs

Plus, a look back at one of the best stock market years ever.
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Passive ETFs Hit By Rebalancing Costs (Financial Times)

The predictable methodology of indexes tracked by popular ETFs leads to high rebalancing costs, according to academic research.


30% Gains, 70 Record High Closes, No Corrections (The Reformed Broker)

The stock market of 2021—using the S&P 500 as a proxywas one of the best of all time.


Ford Was 2021’s Auto Growth Stock (CNBC)

Ford’s stock rise of 140% beat out the venerable industry upstart Tesla.


The Negative Bond/Positive Stock Return Of 2021 (Disciplined Systematic Global Macro Views)

For the entire post-GFC period, the return correlation between stocks and bonds has been negative, yet generally, both assets generate positive returns in any given year.


Is Today’s Market Conducive To Active Management? (The Evidence-Based Investor)

There are times when picking the right stocks carries a higher premium than other times.


2021’s Biggest Investment Stories (Advisor Perspectives)

Stonks, the SPAC attack and Planet Bitcoin made the list.


What Wall Street Won’t Miss About 2021 (ThinkAdvisor)

Many on Wall Street are looking back—to make sure the door is slammed shut on 2021. is the single source for ETF intelligence. We provide real-time ETF news and analysis to educate investors and drive financial knowledge in the space. Our personalized and accurate information, alongside industry-leading financial tools, are depended upon to develop winning investment and financial decisions. At, we strive to serve both the individual investor as well as the professional financial advisor to educate and grow the ETF community.