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ETFs are WMDs? For Active Mutual Funds, Yes.

May 9th, 2017 by ETF Store Staff

As investors continue pouring billions of dollars into ETFs, some are making ETFs a scapegoat for anything that has gone or may go wrong with the financial markets – including one active mutual fund manager who called ETFs “weapons of mass destruction”.  Nate and Conor address these ETF naysayers and remind investors to consider the messengers.  Jack Vogel, CFO & Co-Chief Investment Officer at Alpha Architect, discusses the problem of closet indexing and spotlights the recently launched Alpha Architect Value Momentum Trend ETF (VMOT).