Thursday Hot Reads: 5 ETF Myths Busted

October 26, 2017

Compiled by Staff


5 ETF Myths Busted (Huffington Post)
There are several misconceptions about how these funds work and how to use them.

When It Sounds Too Good To Be True...  (Abnormal Returns)
Investing is a lot like dieting.


How To Avoid Getting ’Ameritraded’ (Alpha Architect)
How advisors can get best execution for smaller clients.


DB Gives Some Unloved ETFs A Makeover (Bloomberg)
Two currency-hedged funds to get new strategies for a third of the cost.


Nuveen Exploring Illiquid-Asset ETFs (Bloomberg)
Firm betting the securities will overtake mutual funds as investment vehicles of choice among future investors.


Do ETFs Distort Earnings Announcements? (Value Walk)
Stocks with high passive ETF participation don't respond to earnings the same as those without ETF influence.


In Bond Indexing, Debt Size Different From Risk (BlackRock)
Larger companies may carry bigger debt loads, but it doesn’t always mean they’re riskier.


ECB Will Avoid Taper Tantrum (ZeroHedge)
‘The key risk ... is that it might find itself low on ammunition if the economy or prices suddenly turn south.’


Investors To Pour $400B Into US Equity ETF In 2018 (Financial Times)
Shift from active to passive in U.S. stock market accelerates.


Schwab Sees Big Jump In Sept ETF Assets (Investopedia)
Assets under management rose 30% in month compared to 2016.


Another Brand-Oriented ETF Debuts (Benzinga)
New fund focusing on companies with significant brand leverage launches.


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