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Market Commentary Q4February 12, 2018

Markets continued to rise across the board with little to no reaction to any negative news coming their way. Most major economies across the globe ended positive for 2017 with record low volatility. How low? We experienced 52 todays in 2017 where the VIX (a measure of volatility, or risk) closed below 10, which has … Continue reading “Market Commentary Q4”

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3 Reasons why we think you should be following the ETF industryOctober 06, 2017

1. GROWING INTEREST IN ETFs As of August 31, 2017 2. LONG TERM INDUSTRY GROWTH  “Global ETF AUM set to exceed $7 trillion by 2021”Over the last decade, AUM in the ETF space grew at an annualized 19.4%, and in 2016, the U.S. ETF industry recorded record inflows totaling $293 billion—the highest ever. PriceWaterHouseCoopers 3. … Continue reading “3 Reasons why we think you should be following the ETF industry”

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ETFs: Passive Investment Vehicle Of ChoiceJuly 12, 2017

The benefits of passive investing strategies have been well documented: lower fees, diversification, tax efficiency, clear investment discipline, and returns that track an index. Because ETFs have enjoyed exponential growth over the past decade – an average increase of 19.4% per year – investors have increasingly moved toward ETFs as their passive investment vehicle of … Continue reading “ETFs: Passive Investment Vehicle Of Choice”

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The ETF Industry Ecosystem & Its Main PlayersJune 26, 2017

Michael Venuto, CIO, Toroso Investments, discusses the growth of the ETF industry at a Facebook live event in the NYSE.

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Shining The Transparency Light On ETFsMay 22, 2017

Taking advantage of one of the greatest benefits of ETFs—transparency—can lead to some surprising discoveries.