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ETF Investing: This is the only single-coun...

Jul 17, 2017Comments off

Things have been positive in the global equity market in 2017, with one notable exception. Based on major single-country exchange-traded funds, which allow investors to

ETF Edge: Nearly half of BlackRock’s Russ...

Jul 14, 2017Comments off

This update corrects the day the iShares Russell 2500 ETF launched. Getty Images A new exchange-traded fund from BlackRock’s iShares suit of funds launched this

Market Extra: Time running out for active m...

Jul 14, 2017Comments off

Even with portfolio managers showing better performance this year, the slaughter of the active management industry looks set to continue. Investors are abandoning the old-school

ETF Focus: Financial ETF seeing worst day i...

Jul 14, 2017Comments off

Major exchange-traded funds that track the financial sector fell on Friday, following a trio of bank results that pointed to weak trends in trading revenue.

Conrad de Aenlle's Funds For Thought: ...

Jul 12, 2017Comments off

The ease and frugality of investing in the stock market through index funds has made indexing so popular that no less an authority than John

ETF Focus: ETF dedicated to pro sports spon...

Jul 11, 2017Comments off

If you’ve spent any time watching professional sports, whether live or on television, you’ve no doubt heard a variation on this phrase hundreds of times:

FA Center: Financial advice is like whiskey...

Jun 30, 2017Comments off

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — When it comes to investment advice, more expensive is not necessarily better. In fact, it’s often worse. No, I’m not

The Tell: ETFs drive stock-market demand as...

Jun 26, 2017Comments off

Exchange-traded funds are driving demand for stocks as the pace of stock buybacks slow, said analysts at Goldman Sachs. In a Friday note, analysts led

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,