Accessed through an ETF, REITs offer a variety of pluses that include higher yields, low correlation to other assets classes and liquidity.
The category-defying, trend-chasing genre of thematic ETFs has taken off this year, with inflows matching 2020 already.
Cryptocurrency exchange-traded funds are coming to America.
ETFs are not immune from coordinated action by retail traders, but can they handle a mob without a cascade of unintended consequences?
ETFs targeting TIPS gained $12.8 billion in net flows to close 2020 at $60.9 billion in assets under management.
ETFs are on track for a record-breaking year of net new flows in 2020.
Many of the largest equity ETFs are supported by a swath of derivatives, and now a similar ecosystem for fixed-income ETFs is emerging.
Today's exchange-traded product launches are increasingly tomorrow's closures.
Trends in exchange-traded fund investing heading into the fourth quarter have largely followed the headlines.
Exchange-traded fund investors are rushing into strategies that put environmental, social and governance concerns front and center.
Just as the financial crisis was a flashpoint for a shift into equity index ETFs, March 2020 has emerged as the fixed-income equivalent.
Money managers are shunning indexes and daily transparency to offer actively managed ETFs that disclose their full holdings less regularly.
Fixed-income exchange-traded funds, once a signal of an impending liquidity crisis in corporate bonds, are now a peculiar part of the cure.
The index industry's response to the coronavirus pandemic was handled largely on the fly, industry participants said.
As asset prices sank and capital markets gyrated over the past few weeks, several truths about the ETF market were reinforced.
The foundational landscape for a new type of actively managed exchange-traded fund has firmed up significantly over the past several weeks.
Investing with an eye on climate risk is pushing through to the mainstream, bringing yet another series of decisions for ETF investors.
The ETF market is on the verge of receiving actively managed products that hew closer to the disclosure regime for traditional mutual funds.
Aggregate data from the SEC's Form N-CEN offers new insight into the breadth and depth of exchange-traded fund authorized participants.
Mostly overlooked in the midsummer malaise was an interesting incident around index holdings that raised several questions and concerns.
The near constant pricing and transparency in the ETF ecosystem is overtly affecting the corporate debt market.
Investing in innovation requires innovative investing with active management and ETFs, according to ARK CEO Catherine Wood.
While tariffs have slowed asset gathering for equity ETFs, lower interest rates and a strong U.S. dollar have helped fixed-income ETFs.
A non-transparent actively managed exchange-traded fund structure has received regulatory approval. Will the market be interested?