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Americans are choosing to save over spend, and that's creating an unwanted discount on these consumer spending-linked investments.
A Nashville ETF and robotics ETF are on a growing list of oddball market bets. We put them to the test: Do they hold up as investments?
The US population is getting grayer, and while getting old stinks, there are plenty of ways to profit from an aging demographic using ETFs.
Investors have flocked to bond ETFs this year. For those in need of income, ETFs can capture yield and credit options around the globe.
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?
Top health care investors, CEOs and technologists explore the innovations that will drive better outcomes, financially and clinically.
Rising Risks looks at the real estate impact of rising tides and increasingly extreme weather.
Executives reflect on their own “Make or Break” moments, sharing how they have made key decisions, who they turn to for advice and what they would have done differently.
Daniel Loeb's Third Point has built a stake in Centene as the health insurer works to complete its purchase of WellCare Health Plans.
The Moelis & Co. founder says the current market volatility from tense U.S.-China relations is impacting large-cap stocks.
The combination of mounting recession fears, bets on a more cautious Fed and a regular uptick in market volatility could spell more losses.