The real elephant in the smart beta room is cost. Many smart beta products are more expensive than some traditional active funds.
Fran Kinniry take a look at the performance data of diversified, balanced portfolio versus the average endowment portfolio.
Tax reform might hit hedge fund investors hard. Chris Tidmore shows how wide the gap between gross and net returns could be for investors.
Since 1996, the number of U.S. public companies has been cut in half. But all it takes is two pictures to see why Jim Rowley isn’t worried.
Factor-based strategies are often different, even when focused on the same factor. Here are four key questions to ask when evaluating factor products.
Tom Rampulla explains how Vanguard’s low-cost, active factor ETFs represent an innovation to reflect client goals through factor exposure.
Warren Buffett won his 10-year wager with Protégé Partners in a landslide. Andy Clarke looks back on the bet to recap the lessons learned.