Compiled by ETF.com Staff
Keep ETFs Weird (Enterprising Investor)
No one has a monopoly on good ideas. The only way to test whether new strategies are viable is to let them take a shot in the ETF marketplace.
How Are ETFs Affecting The Stock Market? (Yahoo Finance)
Wesley Gray digs into whether there's a dark side to ETFs.
The Skew: Behind Active Managers’ Underperformance (Irrelevant Investor)
Fees only tell part of the story. There’s a lot more impacting managers' struggle to beat benchmarks.
Two-thirds of the ETFs currently trading in Europe don't have enough assets to be profitable for their issuers.
Is The Reflation Trade Over? (BlackRock)
So-called Trump trades have rolled back on political uncertainty, yet we see the broader reflation trade having room to run.
Active funds stumbled through another brutal year, with barely 1 in 3 large-cap managers able to beat the S&P 500, according to figures released Wednesday by S&P Dow Jones Indices.
However, the Guggenheim executive does not expect it to turn into a bear market.
Disentangling Cycles From Time (MainStay Investments)
Deep into the expansion phase of an economic cycle, we tend to see Fed tightening, yield-curve flattening, rising rates and tightening credit spreads. Beware, though: Cycle lengths vary greatly.