ETFs http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/6612/more en Schwab Expands Commission-free ETF Platform, Putting Focus on Cost http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/schwab-expands-commission-free-etf-platform-putting-focus-cost <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="field-deck"> Schwab launched its ETF OneSource platform last year and said it had $31 billion in assets under management as of the end of August </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Charles Schwab Corp said on Thursday it added 65 exchange-traded funds to its commission-free trading platform, including a handful of alternative funds, citing demand from customers who want to invest in ETFs without paying online trade commissions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/schwab-expands-commission-free-etf-platform-putting-focus-cost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/schwab-expands-commission-free-etf-platform-putting-focus-cost#comments Charles Schwab ETFs Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:00:00 +0000 658331 at http://wealthmanagement.com Alibaba and Technology ETFs http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/alibaba-and-technology-etfs <div class="field-byline"> By Ryan Barnes for &lt;a href=&quot;http://www.capitalcube.com/&quot;&gt;CapitalCube&lt;/a&gt; </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It's hard not to get caught up in all the hoopla over the IPO of Alibaba, which comes to market on Friday and will raise a pretty staggering $21+ billion from investors. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Aggregated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/alibaba-and-technology-etfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/alibaba-and-technology-etfs#comments ETFs Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:53:00 +0000 658321 at http://wealthmanagement.com Small ETFs Stand to Gain in First Days After Alibaba IPO http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/small-etfs-stand-gain-first-days-after-alibaba-ipo <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For a handful of U.S. exchange traded funds, Alibaba's initial public offering has the potential to be a bonanza: they can make the Chinese e-commerce company available to investors in as little as a few days, unlike some of their larger rivals, which may need months. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/small-etfs-stand-gain-first-days-after-alibaba-ipo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/small-etfs-stand-gain-first-days-after-alibaba-ipo#comments Markets ETFs Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:44:00 +0000 657061 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Guang Niu, Getty Images Blackrock, Investment Funds Wary of Revival in Brazil IPOs http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/blackrock-investment-funds-wary-revival-brazil-ipos <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="field-deck"> Bankers say companies could be forced to lower their asking prices as investors gain the upper hand to press for bigger-than-usual discounts </div> <div class="node-body article-body">BlackRock Inc and other investment firms are not so sure that a revival of initial public offerings in Brazil will fly.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/blackrock-investment-funds-wary-revival-brazil-ipos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/blackrock-investment-funds-wary-revival-brazil-ipos#comments Markets Strategies ETFs Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:00:00 +0000 654471 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Rich Schultz, Getty Images Is Active Management Dying? http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/active-management-dying <div class="field-deck"> Active management once reigned supreme, but flows to active funds are now slowing. Is there still a role for active investing? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Active management once reigned supreme, but flows to active funds are now slowing. Is there still a role for active investing?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/active-management-dying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/active-management-dying#comments Asset Protection ETFs Mutual Funds Asset Management Retirement Planning Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:00:00 +0000 651161 at http://wealthmanagement.com adrian825/iStock/Thinkstock China: ETFs for Investing in the Dragon http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/china-etfs-investing-dragon <div class="field-byline"> Ryan Barnes for &lt;a href=&quot;http://www.capitalcube.com/&quot;&gt;CapitalCube&lt;/a&gt; </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. investors who have been trying to make money on Chinese stocks feel like they've been running a gauntlet for the past decade.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Aggregated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/china-etfs-investing-dragon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/china-etfs-investing-dragon#comments ETFs Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:27:00 +0000 650141 at http://wealthmanagement.com Some Fund Managers Take Shine to Pricey Solar Stocks http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/some-fund-managers-take-shine-pricey-solar-stocks <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some notable fund managers are betting on solar energy shares, expecting a wave of industry consolidation and lower costs to pay off for the notoriously volatile industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/some-fund-managers-take-shine-pricey-solar-stocks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/some-fund-managers-take-shine-pricey-solar-stocks#comments Equities ETFs Mutual Funds Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:26:00 +0000 645621 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Matt Cardy, Getty Images Morningstar: Pimco Total Return beats 76 percent of peers in August http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/morningstar-pimco-total-return-beats-76-percent-peers-august <div class="field-deck"> The $3.6 billion Pimco Total Return Exchange-Traded Fund also rose 1.1 percent over the same period </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bill Gross's Pimco Total Return Fund, the world's largest bond fund, rose about 1.1 percent in August to beat 76 percent of its peers, preliminary Morningstar data showed on Friday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/morningstar-pimco-total-return-beats-76-percent-peers-august" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/morningstar-pimco-total-return-beats-76-percent-peers-august#comments ETFs Fixed Income Mutual Funds Investment Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:30:00 +0000 641331 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Bill Gross is co-founder and chief investment officer of Pimco.</p> What’s Next For Treasurys? http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/what-s-next-treasurys <div class="field-deck"> Yields have dropped precipitously in 2014; some more than others. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The spread between three-month bill and long bond yields is now just barely above three percent, the narrowest range since May 2013. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/what-s-next-treasurys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/what-s-next-treasurys#comments ETFs Fixed Income Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:25:00 +0000 641171 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Mario Tama, Getty Images What’s An Asset Allocation ETF Really Worth? http://wealthmanagement.com/investment/what-s-asset-allocation-etf-really-worth <div class="field-deck"> There are 40 exchange traded products in the asset allocation category—most of which are young with short track records. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Index-based products can offer asset allocation on the cheap, but it could be even cheaper to do it yourself. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/investment/what-s-asset-allocation-etf-really-worth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/investment/what-s-asset-allocation-etf-really-worth#comments Asset Allocation ETFs Investment Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:03:00 +0000 636481 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Matthew Lloyd, Getty Images