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Bill Gross shocked the investing world on September 26, 2014 when he announced that he would be leaving PIMCO for rival Janus Capital Group. Gross co-founded PIMCO and spent over 40 years earning a name as one of the most famous fixed income managers of all time, which made his exit all the more surprising. Since he left, PIMCO has lost over $50 billion in total assets, with about $1 billion flowing into Janus. But have PIMCO’s ETFs suffered the same fate? Below, we take a look at how some of PIMCO’s exchange traded products have dealt with Gross’s departure [for more ETF news and analysis subscribe to our free ETF Daily Roundup]. [click to continue…]

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These days it seems like there is an ETF for just about anything you can possibly imagine. Investors have more options available at their fingertips than ever before. No matter what kind of investor you are, or where you place your focus, there is almost undoubtedly a perfect ETF for you. Below, we outline the best fit ETF for a number of different investor types and mindsets [for more ETF news and analysis subscribe to our free ETFdb Daily Roundup]: [click to continue…]

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In this piece, we’ll go under the hood of the five largest actively managed ETFs, highlighting each fund’s expenses, investment strategy, portfolio, performance, and management.

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Major equity indexes appear to have resumed their uptrend following a minor pullback after the Fed’s “no taper” decision last week. With all eyes are on tomorrow’s monthly U.S. employment report, stocks could be setting up for a volatile day of trading as speculation over the Fed’s next shift in monetary policy will come into […]

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Money Market Fund ETFs Battle For Inflows: SHV vs. MINT

by on June 26, 2013 | Updated September 19, 2013

While the majority of exchange-traded products are used for long-term investments that can potentially pay off big over time, not all funds are created with this large payout in mind. Enter money market ETFs; this breed of funds has caught the attention of countless investors who are looking to preserve capital and, luckily, there are […]

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Though exchange-traded funds have without question revolutionized and democratized Wall Street by allowing average investors to gain cheap and easy access to nearly every corner of the investable universe, there has understandably been some backlash concerning the nuances and uses of these products. And considering the industry’s relatively short history, it is perhaps not surprising […]

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November was a slow month for ETF growth, starting with the delayed releases of all both Pryxis and RBS funds due to Hurricane Sandy wrecking havoc on the entire Eastern shoreline. These funds did eventually make their way to market, but as the end of the month and Thanksgiving approached, the U.S. markets stayed stable and slow [for […]

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ETFs continue to gain popularity as these innovative financial instruments allow for easy access to virtually any asset class without having to sacrifice cost-efficiency or transparency, making them ideal tools for long-term investors and active traders alike. While the bulk of exchange-traded products have appeal as longer-term investments that can potentially appreciate by a significant amount, not all […]

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101 ETF Lessons Every Financial Advisor Should Learn

by on May 23, 2012 | Updated June 12, 2014

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have burst on to the scene in the late 2000s and early 2010s, raking in hundreds of billions of dollars in assets and prompting a major shift towards indexing strategies in the process. ETFs have empowered financial advisors (FAs), registered investment advisors (RIAs), Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), money managers, and retail investors […]

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Institutional money managers, financial advisors, and investors of all walks have largely embraced the advantages offered by the exchange-traded product structure over traditional mutual funds. The rising popularity of indexing strategies makes it easy and affordable for investors to tap into virtually any asset class around the globe through the purchase of a single ticker. […]

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ETFs have become popular tools for constructing long-term portfolios, with more and more investors utilizing these vehicles as tools to accumulate wealth over the long run. While the bulk of ETFs out there have appeal as securities that can potentially appreciate by a significant amount over an extended stretch, it’s important to remember that not […]

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The debut of PIMCO’s highly-anticipated Total Return ETF (TRXT) earlier this month has been hailed as a pivotal moment for the active ETF industry, potentially opening up the floodgates to significant future inflows. There seems to be an opinion that the active ETF movement has been something of a failure to date, failing to bring in […]

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