A reader was kind enough to pass along this Mark Hulbert story (free registration required) from The New York Times that indicates that all-ETF portfolios tracked by his service have "turned in disappointing results."Hulbert notes that his research sample size might be too small, but the results are what they are. The reader wanted my opinion on the outcome. I would tie this in to what I have been writing all along about all-ETF portfolios and investment products in general: They all have flaws that need to be understood and possibly mitigated through prudent portfolio management.
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