Articles Tagged ‘etf advice’

Actively Managed ETFs
Thursday, August 27th, 2009

With so many investors questioning traditional market thinking about index-based investing, exchange traded funds (ETFs) are starting to move beyond their traditional passive, index territory into more active management. To some, it’s a fad. To others, it’s a serious threat to the territory traditionally held by mutual funds. Yet one thing so far is clear. Many of the biggest names in the mutual fund world are now seeking permission from the Securities and Exchange Commission to offer actively managed ETFs. ETFs are baskets of securities that trade like stocks and until recently have almost always tracked market indexes like...

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