Tag: active share

Does Active Share Matter in Fund Selection?

The New York Attorney General recently announced 13 mutual fund companies agreed to report active share to retail investors.  Nate & Jason discuss potential implications and highlight new research on this metric’s usefulness to investors.  ETF.com’s Dave Nadig offers key takeaways from Greenwich Associates’ latest ETF survey of institutional investors.  Larry Medin, Founder & CEO of Brandometry spotlights the […]

Alpha Architect’s Jack Vogel Explains Closet Indexing, Highlights New ETF

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).

ETFs are WMDs? For Active Mutual Funds, Yes.

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, […]