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R3ggi3's picture
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Joined: 2005-08-30

Does anyone use them? What are your thoughts?
 
Thanks for your time.
~Reg

Starka's picture
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Joined: 2004-11-30

I use them extensively.
My thoughts?  I think they're an excellent investment vehicle. 

exEJIR's picture
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Joined: 2005-05-12

Same here.  They are a great core holding.

troll's picture
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exEJIR wrote:Same here.  They are a great core holding.
Ditto

blarmston's picture
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Joined: 2005-02-26

great for fee based accounts to provide the core allocation holding. depending on clients risk tolerance I then use a certain percentage of assets for tactical strategies, such as actively managed funds to add extra alpha. for instance i may use the russell 1000 growth etf for broad exposure, then use janus 40 or marsico to try and gain some added return.

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Me too.  Good core holding

rightway's picture
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My only beef with them is the market weighting of the Russell and S
& P indexes. When you have 30% of the perfromance coming from 30
out of 1000 companies, it is not really as broad as one may think.

We do use them quite a bit.

Greenbacks's picture
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Joined: 2004-12-21

I use Dimensional (DFA) out performes the indexes by 200 to 400 Beeps! Check them out
http://www.dfaus.com/
 

iconsult100's picture
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Joined: 2005-09-07

Anyone using Powershares?

rightway's picture
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Joined: 2004-12-02

We are looking at powershares.  I don't see them as indexes
though.  They claim the indexes are flawed as per my last post,
but all in all, I view Powershares as mutual funds.

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