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

VEGA ETF Has Mystery Target

VEGA ETF Has Mystery Target

This starry fund of funds is clouded by unknowns.

At Last, an MSCI Frontier ETF

At Last, an MSCI Frontier ETF

The iShares MSCI Frontier 100 Index Fund provides what was the missing piece in the MSCI global equity puzzle.

Class Action Suit Against ProShares Dismissed

Class Action Suit Against ProShares Dismissed

A federal judge said the suit filed by ETF shareholders to be without merit.

VIXH ETF Touts 'Black Swan' Protection

VIXH ETF Touts 'Black Swan' Protection

But transaction costs could have a severe performance impact.

Russell Makes Strategic Retreat From Index ETF Business

Russell Makes Strategic Retreat From Index ETF Business

Closing 25 funds could be a strategic move to refocus the firm's ETF business and reduce conflicts with its indexing customers.

The Major Flaw of Dividend Income Plans

The Major Flaw of Dividend Income Plans

Investors of dividend-generating securities need to acknowledge the fact that dividends can and do experience declines.

6 ETFs to Dump Now

6 ETFs to Dump Now

Ron Rowland says you may be surprised at some of the names on this list.

Alerian MLP ETF's Exorbitant Fees

Alerian MLP ETF's Exorbitant Fees

This fund has a fee structure that tops most hedge funds.

New China ETF Trades at 14% Premium

New China ETF Trades at 14% Premium

The Market Vectors China A-Shares ETF has the look of a closed-end fund.

7 MLP Funds, With 1 Offering Inverse Exposure

7 MLP Funds, With 1 Offering Inverse Exposure

Exchange-traded products focusing on Master Limited Partnerships have been coming at a rapid pace.