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ETFs As Defensive Plays

by Raymond Fazzi

Advisors say ETFs can be a useful tool when implementing downside protection strategies ...

Infrastructure Hitting Pay Dirt?


When one thinks of infrastructure and the economy, the Depression-era WPA comes to mind-the romantic notion of ...

Advisor Emporium

FTSE Expands Environmental Indexes FTSE Group is expanding its FTSE Environmental Opportunities Index Series with the addition of nine new indexes designed to appeal to...

Column: The Socially Conscious Investor

by Steve Schueth

Investing opportunities with Obama's Green New Deal.

Column: The Transformational Advisor

by Jim Buro

Conscious capitalists stand at the forefront of new trends.

ETF Growth Expected

by Marla Brill

Look for more narrow market niches and investments with low stock market correlation in 2009.

Advisor Emporium

Donor-Advised Charitable Giving Grows Despite the economy, grants to charities through some of the largest donor-advised funds are up...

Ready For Harvest

by Marla Brill

ETFs have a number of attributes that make them uniquely suited for taking tax losses.


Dow Jones Licenses Korean Fund Dow Jones Indexes is licensing Dow Jones Brazil Titans 20 ADR Index to Samsung Investments, a Korean investment...

The New ETF Frontier

by Marla Brill

After years winding their way through the SEC, actively managed ETFs have finally hit the market.

Tough Lessons Ahead For ETFs

by Mary Rowland

Morningstar's Don Phillips likes ETFs, but thinks the business is doing too much trend chasing.

Capturing Alpha With ETFs

by C. Michael Carty and Julia M. Carty

Devising profitable strategies requires recognizing when a cyclical change is taking place.

Investment Utopia

by Sydney LeBlanc

Do investments exist that offer lower risk, lower costs and alpha generation?


Fiduciary Network Buys Stake In Brouwer, Janachowski Fiduciary Network has purchased a minority equity position in Brouwer, Janachowski & Co...

The Bond ETF Explosion

by Marla Brill

Still at less than 6% of total ETF assets, expect many more to pop up.

Strategic Moves


United Capital's Joe Duran must see ways to improve an advisory firm's business before he offers to buy it.


Pershing Makes Inroads With Independent Advisors Smart investment advisors will triple their assets in the next four years, according to a new report from Pershing...

The New Indexing Maze

by Marla Brill

Many ETFs are based on indexes unheard of a few years ago. Advisors need to do their homework on them.


LTC Web Site Serves Advisors A new online resource center provides financial planners and investment advisors with information and generic marketing...


Capital Analysts Relocating To Cincinnati Capital Analysts Inc...