PRF : Analysis & Opinions

  1. QUAL vs. PRF: Comparing Smart Beta Funds

    May 3, 2016
    Determine whether the expense ratio for a smart beta ETF is cost-effective by comparing its performance against its competitors ...
  2. The 3 Best Smart Beta ETFs for 2016 (PRF, FNDX)

    April 28, 2016
    Compare ETF performance histories when investing in smart beta ETFs for improved value investing strategy and weighting by ...
  3. PRF: PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1000 ETF

    December 22, 2015
    Find out about the PowerShares FTSE RAFI U.S. 1000 ETF, and explore detailed analysis of the fund that invests in undervalued ...
  4. Invesco PowerShares: Joining Indexing, Smart Beta

    April 2, 2015
    Invesco's PowerShares is trying to make a mark with smart-beta funds that put a distinctive twist on popular investment themes
  5. Building A Better Mousetrap With Smart Beta ETFs

    February 27, 2014
    More smart beta and altermative indexed funds are coming to brokerage account near you. But what exactly are these funds ...
  6. Schwab Adds 6 “Fundamental” ETFs: FNDB, FNDX, FNDA, FNDF, FNDC, ...

    August 15, 2013
    Domestic equity indexes have been grinding sideways all week as mixed economic reports and looming uncertainty over the Fed’s ...
  7. 10 Questions About ETFs You've Been Too Afraid To Ask

    February 5, 2013
    As the exchange-traded world continues to expand, many investors find themselves asking the same questions about how these ...
  8. RAFI ETFs YTD: Boom Or Bust?

    October 24, 2012
    As the ETF industry continues to develop, many investors have begun to move away from the more “traditional” funds in favor ...
  9. On The Indexing Front Lines (PRF, IWB, IWD)

    June 20, 2007
    Does the weighting of an index influence its risk/return profile? We delve into the topic to find out.
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