Ron Rowland

Ron Rowland is the founder and president of Capital Cities Asset Management, a fee-based registered investment adviser in Austin, Texas. He is also the founder and publisher of Invest With An Edge and All Star Investor, where he has been providing market commentary and active investment advice since 1991.

Recent Articles By The Author

iShares Term Bonds: Good Idea, Poor Execution

iShares Term Bonds: Good Idea, Poor Execution

Target maturity bond exchange-traded funds are fine -- unless those maturity dates are unevenly spaced.

Guggenheim Exits Leveraged and Inverse ETF Business

Guggenheim Exits Leveraged and Inverse ETF Business

Guggenheim is closing nine ETFs on Friday. Here's what you need to know if you're a shareholder.

8 More ETFs Join Deathwatch in December

8 More ETFs Join Deathwatch in December

The list now has 274 ETFs and 100 ETNs from the 1,445 listed for trading.

Vanguard Fires MSCI; Should You Fire Vanguard?

Vanguard Fires MSCI; Should You Fire Vanguard?

Investors should be concerned 22 funds will be following other benchmarks.

ETF Deathwatch List Shrinks As Deaths Increase

ETF Deathwatch List Shrinks As Deaths Increase

This month's ETF Deathwatch contains 375 names.

The ETF Price War Is Over -- Investors Have Secured Victory

The ETF Price War Is Over -- Investors Have Secured Victory

Several companies have lowered their expense ratios practically to zero as they compete for investors.

ETF Deathwatch: Closures Hit 300

ETF Deathwatch: Closures Hit 300

Several funds met an early demise so far this month, with more expected.

A Market-Neutral ETF

A Market-Neutral ETF

Index IQ's latest uses a 'fund-of-funds' approach with other ETFs.

The Zombie ETFs Among Us

The Zombie ETFs Among Us

Invest With An Edge offers its ETF Deathwatch for October.

Royal Bank of Scotland ETN Alternates 3 Large-Cap Weightings

Royal Bank of Scotland ETN Alternates 3 Large-Cap Weightings

ALTL's returns can be reproduced in a DIY strategy.