8 Reasons to Have Monthly Dividend ETFsInvestors don’t just like these 8 ETFs that pay dividends once a month instead of a once a quarter. They love them.
The Best Real Estate REIT ETFs of 2017These ETFs may be a solid investment for those who want real estate exposure without the headaches.
Top 5 Gold ETFs as of October 2017Gold ETFs offer a convenient way to take advantage of the volatility of the precious metals market.
The Top 5 J.P Morgan Shareholders (JPM)Examine the largest shareholders of JP Morgan Chase. Identify ownership patterns and discover how mutual funds and ETFs impact ...
Why Japan ETFs May Be Value PlayJapan equity ETFs have been largely out of favor for much of 2017, despite strong investor appetite for international stocks ...
Why ‘ESG’ Bonds Are Often Better Than ‘Green’ BondsSage Advisors, a well-known money manager, has created an ESG-focused bond index.
The Top Performing ETFs of the Year So FarCall it the “Teflon” market. Nine months in, stocks have yet to see a pullback of any significance.
7 Lessons for Investors From A Decade Of ETF TradingMark Eshman of ClearRock Capital shares his seven lessons learned from decades of trading ETFs.
How To Trade Bonds Like A ProBond ETFs can add value to a portfolio, whether you are an individual investor, financial advisor or institutional investor. ...
Look Overseas For Fixed Income Investment OptionsAfter years of underperforming U.S. alternatives, international equities are shining brighter.
Top 5 India ETFs as of October 2017For investing exposure to Indian markets, explore these top 5 India exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
Top 4 Leveraged S&P 500 ETFs as of September 2017Investors with high risk tolerance aiming to capitalize on a volatile space may like these funds.
Why The Dow MattersAlthough the DJIA only includes 30 stocks, it can tell you a lot about the market as a whole.
Top 3 Investment-Grade Corporate Bond ETFsIf you're seeking a hedge against a volatile stock market, these bond ETFs are worth a look.
Top 3 ETFs for Long-Term Investors as of September 2017Long-term investors may find these buy-and-hold ETFs very appealing.
John Bogle: 'The more you trade, the less you make'Vanguard founder John Bogle explains why most ETFs don't always make sense.
Top 4 ETFs to Track the Nasdaq as of September 2017Investors seeking exposure to the tech sector may want to check out these Nasdaq ETFs.
Durability Seen in Emerging Markets ETF RallySome market observers see more upside for emerging markets, but there are risks to consider.
Top 5 Inverse Volatility ETFs for 2017By seeking the inverse of the performance of the volatility index, some investors make strong returns.
Make Your Bond Portfolio Socially ConsciousCan a bond investment strategy deliver on financial returns and social good? Karen explores in her inaugural blog post.
Trying to Pick Winners is Not EnoughFind out why a disciplined process for analyzing available instruments is an elemental step in portfolio construction.
The 5 Best ETFs to Short the Market In 2017An exchange-traded fund allows you to short a market segment instead of individual stocks.
ETF Decision TreeAre ETFs right for you? Answer these 4 simple questions to find out.
Rise of the Robo AdvisorsThe financial advisory business is facing an impending transformational change.
The Difference Between ETFs and Closed-End FundsWhile ETFs and closed-end funds share similarities, they also have distinct differences.
Learning to Love ETFsThe popularity of ETFs is showing no signs of slowing down. Here are three reasons why investors should consider them.
Top 3 British Pound ETFsIf you're betting on a recovery after Brexit, you might want to consider these British pound ETFs.
Top 3 ETFs for Investing in Water in 2017It may be time to look at a scarce commodity that isn't getting the investor attention it deserves.
Are ETFs Riskier Than Mutual Funds?Are exchange traded funds riskier than mutual funds? It depends.
Top 4 Bank ETFs as of August 20172017 is looking like a great year for banks, financial stocks and bank ETFs.
Top 3 ETFs to Track the S&P 500 as of August 2017If you're looking for exposure to the country's largest market caps, these index ETFs are a good place to start.
Top 5 Semiconductor ETFs as of August 2017See why these 5 stellar semiconductor ETFs separated themselves from the pack in 2017.
Top 5 Inverse Oil ETFs to Short Oil in August 2017These 5 inverse oil ETFs offer a varied approach to taking short positions in the energy sector.
Morningstar Sustainability RatingThe Morningstar Sustainability Rating is a reliable and objective way for investors to see how approximately 20,000 mutual ...
6 Questions Frequently Posed to Financial AdvisorsIt's important to understand the type of fee structure and management your financial advisor uses.
Think Outside the Style BoxYou don’t need a portfolio makeover to take advantage of smart beta. We explain how to refresh the Morningstar fund style ...
What to Look for When Buying ETFsThe key to investing in ETFs is to understand them first. Here are five questions to ask.
3 Ways ETFs Have Revolutionized the Bond MarketMatt and Karen take a moment to look back—and look ahead—at the bond ETF market as it marks its 15 years since inception. ...
Choosing From the Wide Variety in ETFs and Mutual FundsRemember when ice cream was simple, with a choice of vanilla, chocolate, and perhaps strawberry? No more. With specialty ...
ETF Urban Legends, Part TwoToday we’re expanding our investigation into ETF urban legends. No, it’s not true that there are spider eggs in your exchange-traded ...
All That Glitters: Top 3 Silver ETFs of 2017You can profit from the price movement of silver without physically owning the metal.
Top 4 ETFs for Investing in Vietnam In 2017Vietnam offers some enticing opportunities for investors, and ETFs provide an extra level of safety.
ETFs vs. Mutual Funds: Why Investment Fees MatterHow much can investors save in fees by replacing mutual fund holdings with ETFs?
Top 3 China ETFs for 2017These 3 China ETFs have reported returns above 15% year-to-date and look solid for the rest of 2017.
Vanguard's Tim Buckley on Being a LeaderAs Vanguard's Chief Investment Officer, and soon-to-be CEO, Tim Buckley has had several mentors while developing his leadership ...
ETF Urban Legends, Part OneAlligators live in the sewers of New York City. Elvis is alive. Twinkies have an infinite shelf life. Popular urban legends ...
A Few Reasons Why Many Financial Advisors Love Bond ETFsMatt and Karen break down the findings on bond ETFs from the most recent Cerulli report, and chat about where the asset class ...
Start Investing With ETFsOne of the greatest advantages young investors have is time. The more time you have, the more the power of compounding can ...
5 Common Misconceptions About Passive InvestingBe aware of these 5 misconceptions about passive investing when deciding between passive and active.