Vanguard, a longtime champion of passive investing, caused quite the stir last week when it launched a set of exchange-traded funds that are the most actively …
U.S. stock indexes were mixed midday Tuesday, as volume headed south for a third consecutive session following the Presidents Day holiday. Volume in the stock
A downturn in shares of Walmart Inc. on Tuesday was weighing on consumer staples, and a popular exchange-traded fund that tracks the sector. The Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ETF XLP, -2.25% was off 1.9% in early trade, …
These new factor ETFs are not active in the traditional sense. They are systematic, rules-based strategies, so there are no qualitative judgments about the …
Broad-market exchange-traded funds, including IWM and IVV were weaker. Actively traded PowerShares QQQ ( …
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Step back, however, and a more bullish picture emerges. Even with the boom in passive investing, ETFs hold just 2.9 percent of the outstanding stock of high-grade corporate bonds, with LQD representing just 0.5 percent. What’s more, …
Since then, ETFs have exploded in popularity with both retail and institutional ... In …
The SPDR Bloomberg Barclays 1-3 Month T-Bill exchange-traded fund (BIL) took in $580 million last week ... when China's shock devaluation of the yuan fueled a …