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Separating the Index from the ETF

SEPARATING THE INDEX FROM THE ETF Like almost everything in these modern times the financial industry is awash with acronyms.  The shortening of titles to just a few capital letters can get very confusing and often results in the reader lumping everything together in...
The Challenge of Choice

The Challenge of Choice

THE CHALLENGE OF CHOICE As every global investor will be able to tell you there is a very vast investment universe out there. There are numerous industries and numerous geographies that offer viable investments for the savvy investor to sift through. With such a wide...

The ETF Industry Outlook for 2022

This past year has all been about records for the ETF industry.  The exponential growth trajectory of the industry continued, as investors moved to using ETFs as their default investment structure.  A lot has been written in the press about the success of the ETF...
How many investors actually outperform?

How many investors actually outperform?

Have you ever sat in traffic looking at the lane next to you with envy, convinced that they are the only ones making progress? After a few moments of consideration, you make the decision to switch lanes, only to find the lane that you just exited suddenly moves ahead...

Why ETFs are so Cheap

One of the often-repeated benefits of investing via ETFs is that the costs are a lot lower. In their most recently released annual study on fees, Morningstar found that the average expense ratio paid by investors is half of what it was two decades ago. At the end of...