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A leveraged ETF is an exchange-traded fund that aims to amplify the return of its underlying benchmark.
Online broker Motif Investing is trying to disrupt the investing space by letting users build their own theme-based "mini ETFs."
In the past three years, the category of low-volatility ETFs has mushroomed, but whether they work or not remains an open question.
Investors are better off investing in stocks versus commodities or gold for the long run, Vanguard founder Jack Bogle said.
Trading exchange-traded products tied to the VIX has been a popular way of hedging risk but the creator of the VIX has this warning.
After snaring more venture capital, FutureAdvisor CEO Bo Lu talks about why online investment advisors are the future of mass-affluent investing.
In addition to being a rough year for the stock market, it's been another tough period for active managers.
Vanguard Group CEO Bill McNabb says the idea of tagging some funds as systemically important to the financial system will cost investors.
You can always find rotten performers in the mutual fund marketplace, but it's rare when you find one that has destroyed vast amount of wealth over a long period of time. USA Today reports.
As more retail investors make the move from mutual funds to ETFs, one company appears to be reaping the biggest share of the benefits.
The shift to passively-managed index funds keeps growing even though U.S. active equity funds have outperformed them. Higher fees may be the cause.
A new type of ETF portfolio is being embraced by the affluent, but investors would be wise to watch for red flags with so-called ETFs of ETFs.
Stock lending can help ETFs generate extra income. But some managers, like BlackRock, pocket a big chunk of those fees for themselves.
Active managers don't often beat the index, but more investors are turning to them for downside protection during a rocky market, like right now.
A herd mentality has investors focused only on top-performing mega-sized mutual funds and ETFs. Believe it or not, that's not always a good thing.
Smart beta ETFs—meant to leapfrog index fund inefficiencies—pulled in $43 billion last year and keep growing. Are their higher fees really worth it?
ETFs give investors the ability to make sector and global macro bets, meaning the individual can become their own portfolio manager.
Emerging markets roared like a lion in March, and they've continued their surge into April.
ETFs are a great tool for the global stock bargain hunter. Here is a 7-step method for capitalizing on opportunities that arise when things go awry.
An era of innovation dominated by secretive corporate labs is ending. Time for you to help crowdfund the future.
Tips on the best-performing portfolio strategies and global market trends that can help you become a smarter investor.
CNBC and Institutional Investor host the 4th Annual Delivering Alpha Conference.