Does market timing work? Not consistently

Does market timing work? Not consistently

Many investors ask: Does market timing work? We believe that market timing is a poor strategy to follow.

The practice of market timing consists of coming up with and acting on a series of guesses (or estimates, or assessments of the probabilities). You would use these… Read More

Why investors should be wary of many new ETFs

Why investors should be wary of many new ETFs

While new investment products can be enticing, a lot of new ETFs mean higher prices and more risk.

The best ETFs represent a low-cost, tax-efficient way for investors to make money in the long term.

However, as often happens after the successful launch of any new investment… Read More

The Ins and Outs of Investing in Exchange Traded Funds

The Ins and Outs of Investing in Exchange Traded Funds

Discover the best ways you can add ETFs to your portfolio
ETFs are one of the most popular and most benign investing innovations of our time—and the best ETF investments can be great low-fee ways to hold shares in multiple companies with a single investment… Read More

3 key ETF Definitions for Investors

3 key ETF Definitions for Investors

Our key ETF definitions will help you better understand ETF investing
The simplicity of investing in ETFs holds a lot of appeal for many investors. We’ve compiled a list of ETF definitions so you can determine if ETFs are right for your portfolio.

What does ETF mean?
ETF… Read More

How do new ETFs compare with older-style ETFs?

Many new ETFs have wide appeal and include a broad range of investment opportunities. They can also come with extra costs that investors should be aware of.

Most investors would agree when we say that Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) started out as the… Read More

What is Pat’s commentary for the week of March 24, 2015

Most investors would agree when I say that Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) started out as the most benign investment innovation that has come along in our lifetimes.
However, as often happens after the successful launch of any new investment product, the financial… Read More