Arguments for and against smart beta
Taking uncompensated risks like Ginger Rogers
Check sector exposures
A look at this asset class, 25 years later
“Just because other kids do it doesn’t make it right.” How often did we hear that admonishment growing up? How many of us have repeated it to our children? Yet, we don’t always apply this theory when making investment decisions.
Timing markets is not easy. Convention has led to asset mixes that reflect the investor’s risk tolerance or desired level of return, based on historical results. Periodically rebalancing to that fixed strategic asset mix has become routine.
Foregoing stock selection for sector selection with ETFs, and picking the ones expected to do best, is a way to outperform the competition.
Consider low-cost ETFs when you’re helping clients build portfolios.
How to pick the right ETFs for your lineup
What you’ll learn will surprise you