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FlexShares introduces Global Quality Real Estate Index ETF

FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds, sponsored and managed by Northern Trust, has launched the FlexShares Global Quality Real Estate Index Fund. The Fund attempts to outperform traditional real estate indices via Read more…

Global X Funds launches Next Emerging and Frontier ETF

Global X Funds, the New York-based provider  of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), has launched the Global X Next Emerging &  Frontier ETF (NYSE Arca: EMFM).  This new product will provide investors  with access Read more…

Using exchange-traded funds to grow retirement savings

According to a special report issued by the BMO Wealth Institute, more investors are considering exchange traded funds (ETFs) when determining what investments to include in a retirement savings portfolio. While Read more…

The Puerto Rican bond plot thickens

The federal government is now putting under its microscope mutual fund companies that have invested billions of dollars in Puerto Rican municipal debt, according to several news reports last week. As this blog Read more…

Fidelity launches industry’s lowest cost passive sector ETFs

Fidelity Investments®, a leading global asset management firm with $1.9 trillion in managed assets,ii has announced it has significantly expanded its sector investing platform for investors and financial advisors Read more…

Three niche ETFs crushing the market

The ETF industry continues to grow and evolve. Total assets in US listed ETFs exceed $1.5 trillion, while the number of products is more than 1,500 now. However, the industry continues to be top-heavy. The Read more…

Fidelity billionaire Johnson taps ETFs as profits for funds fade

When Abigail Johnson began her apprenticeship at Fidelity Investments 25 years ago, the Boston-based firm founded by her grandfather was the nation’s biggest mutual-fund company and star manager Peter Lynch Read more…