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Deep Dive: This tech fund manager has stell...

Jun 21, 2017Comments off

In interviews with dozens of money managers, a consistent theme has been that during this bull market is it has been very difficult for any

ETF Focus: A major value fund mirrors a maj...

Jun 19, 2017Comments off

In the current economic environment, should investors looking to beat the overall market employ a value-based strategy, favoring companies that are trading at a discount,

ETF Focus: What’s the worst Trump trade? ...

Jun 19, 2017Comments off

The stock market continues to extend the rally that followed Donald Trump’s November presidential election victory, but investors who bet on the supposed “Trump trades”

Market Extra: Here’s the latest proof tha...

Jun 14, 2017Comments off

If you had to distill the best possible investment strategy to one sentence, you could do worse than the following: keep it simple, and don’t

ETF Focus: A new ETF is making a bet that a...

Jun 12, 2017Comments off

Before deciding whether they will put their money into a stock, investors can scour the company’s financial statements, looking at its various measures of valuation

ETF Focus: The track record for ‘smart be...

Jun 08, 2017Comments off

Can any strategy consistently beat the market? Increasingly, it doesn’t look like it. According to UBS, one of the hottest investment trends on Wall Street—one

ETF Focus: Will tech rally continue? Hedge ...

Jun 06, 2017Comments off

Technology has been Wall Street’s biggest standout of 2017, accounting for nearly half of the overall market’s rise thus far this year. The biggest question

Market Extra: An odd bit of good news for a...

Jun 05, 2017Comments off

There is good news for active managers. Or to be more precise, the bad news isn’t as bad: Investors are abandoning active strategies at a

ETF Focus: ETF pioneer explains what’s ah...

Jun 03, 2017Comments off

After going from $0 to $4 trillion in about 25 years, what’s next for the ETF industry? MarketWatch recently spoke with Lee Kranefuss, one of

ETF Focus: An industry icon explains how En...

Jun 03, 2017Comments off

In 2017, the appeal of exchange-traded funds seems so obvious that their rapid growth and increasingly dominant role on Wall Street appears almost inevitable. But