The Dark Side of ETFs? Sounds interesting, and in my humble opinion, an image of Darth Vader on page 1 would be a great addition to the paper. The paper, “Is there a dark side to exchange traded funds? An information perspective,” …
Investors have poured money into exchange-traded funds by the bucket load in the past decade. But regulators are beginning to question what kinds of systemic risk these investment vehicles – which trade like stocks – harbor. They …
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Q: I'd like to buy an exchange-traded fund that owns dividend-paying stocks, such as Vanguard Dividend Appreciation or SPDR S&P Dividend. How do I choose between these two? A: Investors are hungry for any way to make money in this …
In fact, many investors own a combination of dividend ETFs and individual stocks in their portfolios. However, there is a never-ending debate over the merits of actively picking stocks versus allocating a portfolio completely into low-cost, …
It might not be too long before Canadian stock investors find themselves with more baskets than individual equities to choose from. With forces such as the rise of private capital, increasing regulatory burdens for public companies, and …
New investors may think that certain investment products, such as mutual funds or exchange-traded funds (ETFs), are just steppingstones on the way to the big boys of investing, stocks ... including the ones NerdWallet selected as best for …
The first wave of growth in the ETF industry came as investors embraced the exchange-traded structure as an improvement over traditional actively mutual funds–a more cost-efficient and tax-friendly way to access traditional asset classes such …
It’s easy to see the love affair with Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). They can be a super cheap, low-cost way to passively invest in the market. You can also get what is considered to be “the only free lunch” that comes with investing ...
When indices like the S&P 500 or the Russell 2000 rebalance at the end of quarters, there is often high volatility in stocks that need to be bought or sold, depending on the new allocation guidelines. However, the major stock indices are not …
The Fed released its Financial Accounts of the United States with data for Q4-2016 last week. It provides amazingly comprehensive insights into the flow of funds, balance sheets, and integrated macroeconomic accounts of the US …