Roger Nusbaum is the portfolio manager of the AdvisorShares Global Alpha & Beta ETF, the chief investment officer with Your Source Financial in Phoenix and the author of Random Roger's Big Picture Blog.
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SPDR, MFS Offer Actively Managed ETFs Suite
The ETF giant and the mutual fund giant collaboration on equity ETFs likely to lead to many other pairings.
Emerging Global Advisors Makes a Big Splash in Bond Funds
The equity fund manager teams with TCW for a new suite of bond ETFs.
These ETFs Mimic Hedge Funds
These ETFs replicate hedge fund investments and have done well this year. But they require a leap of faith.
New ETF Targets Dividend Growth
But that dividend growth strategy may not lend itself to growing an ETF's dividends.
Bond ETFs Evolve for the Better
When rates rise, owning the wrong bond fund could crush investors' portfolios.
Time to Buy the Hated Gold?
Gold has tanked for more than a year. Now could be the time to buy this unloved asset.
The Drawbacks of Indexing
It is a valid strategy, but investors need to be informed of its pros and cons.
The Perfect Portfolio Does Not Exist
But investors can use ETFs to create a well diversified portfolio that is simple to manage.
A Leverage-Free Version of the Risk Parity Portfolio
Concentrating equity exposure in more volatile funds means exposing less of your portfolio to the equity market.
Airports, Toll Roads Make Good Alternatives to Utilities
There's a growing sense that utilities face major challenges. But other investments, such as toll roads and airports, make compelling substitutes.