Observations by Lisa Goldberg February 6, 2018
New ground was broken last year when EquBot LLC and ETF Managers Group launched the AI Powered Equity ETF (AIEQ), the first exchange-traded fund powered by artificial intelligence. This fits neatly into the fintech trend, which is guided by...
Observations by Michael Branch September 7, 2017
Some investors may feel frustrated by the performance of international stocks and are wondering why they are still invested internationally. Michael Branch provides a common sense perspective on...
Observations July 25, 2017
Morningstar Inc. estimates that between 2013 and 2016, investors added nearly $1.3 trillion to passive mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and pulled more than a quarter trillion out of active funds. There is a lot of talk about...
Observations by Lisa Goldberg June 1, 2017A Cornucopia of Losses: The US Equity Market Has Been Great for Taxable Indexers but Hard on Active Managers
Critics are quick to point out that active management is a sub-zero-sum game. The high fees active managers charge make after-fee active returns lower, on average, than after-fee returns to an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that tracks...
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