Best investment vehicle? Are NextShares ETMF better structure than ETFs and Mutual Funds.

ETFs vs. Mutual Fund vs. NextShares ETMF Ever wonder if there is an investment vehicle structure that takes the best of both ETFs and Mutual Funds? In February 2016, Eaton Vance did just that with the introduction of NextShares Exchange Traded Mutual Funds, for short ETMFs. The new structure is marketed for active portfolio managers Read more about Best investment vehicle? Are NextShares ETMF better structure than ETFs and Mutual Funds.[…]

The real disadvantages of open-end mutual funds compare to ETFs.

The open-end mutual fund structure has been around since the 18th century thanks to a Dutch merchant. Mutual funds were introduced to the United States in the 1890s, and they gained popularity in the 1920s. The modern mutual fund has forgone additional changes to satisfy regulation. Currently, around 85% of all retail assets are managed Read more about The real disadvantages of open-end mutual funds compare to ETFs.[…]

The hidden costs of ETFs and why you should not trade them frequently.

ETFs have gained enormous popularity in the US and for darn good reasons. These structures combined with the fast adoption of index investing have brought tremendous benefits to investors. One of the most familiar arguments to use ETFs is their lower cost. Are ETFs superior to mutual funds cost wise? The answer is “it depends”. Read more about The hidden costs of ETFs and why you should not trade them frequently.[…]