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The great divergence in performance among the major asset classes in 2013 rolls on. US REITs and US equities continue to lead the charge on the upside, pulling further away from the laggards, which are headed on the downside
Advances in Portfolio Risk Control: Risk! Parity? Winfried G. Hallerbach (Robeco) | May 1, 2013 Spurred by the increased interest in applying “risk control” techniques in an asset allocation context, we offer a pr
Whenever I hear the phrase "low volatility" mentioned, I rarely think about the real estate sector that underwent tremendous price compression during the 2008 financial crisis. However, over the last year we have wi
Gold and silver have been taking a pretty good beating of late. In fact, over the last 1 month, 3 months, and 6 months IAU/GLD is down 8%, 11%, and 14% respectively, while over the same time horizons SLV is down 15%, 23% and
Exchange traded funds that follow master limited partnerships, or MLPs, have been a popular draw for investors looking for attractive yields and an alternative energy sector play. Nevertheless, MLP ETFs come with their own qu
PIMCO is getting ready to launch three new actively managed exchange traded funds this year. The funds will follow the success of PIMCO Total Return ETF (BOND)."These three ETFs are designed to provide income and preserv
By: The ETF ProfessorLast Friday, the Global X FTSE Greece 20 ETF (GREK) surged over five percent on volume that was nearly six times the daily average. Much of that move can be attributed to the 19.5 percent gain by National
The mid-cap growth style ranks eighth out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in my Style Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 10 ETFs and 370 m