This Week's ETF Launches: How about "Giving Quality A Squeeze?"
March 29, 2017 at 08:00 AM EDT
One of the reasons why exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have surged in popularity has to do with their passive nature. Investors have embraced index funds in a big way – even if those indexes track niche or esoteric asset classes. That index-hugging ability comes with lower costs that, in turn, drive better returns and outcomes.