6.7% of Advisors Affected by ETP Closures

A recent survey by WealthManagement.com revealed that 6.7% of the 500 advisors surveyed had client accounts experience an ETP closure.  In her article When ETFs Close, Diana Britton frequently references her interview with Ron Rowland on the subject of ETF closures.  Diana writes, “When you consider... 

CNBC Discovers ETF Deathwatch

Here at InvestWithAnEdge.com, we’ve been banging the drum on the exploding nature of the ETF market and thus the pruning of the glut of ETFs that rushed to grab their share of this manifest destiny.  Ron has been at the forefront of keeping investors abreast of the comings and goings in the ETF space,... 

5 ETFs to Avoid in 2011

Every year when the calendar rolls over, investment publications like to run stories about stock and fund picks for the coming year.  Investor’s Business Daily took a different approach in a January 18 article entitled Five ETFs That Strategists Say Should Be Avoided. I was one of the strategists... 

Registered Rep On The ETF Deathwatch

Registered Rep – The Source for Investment Professionals interviewed me for an August 11, 2010 article on exchange-traded funds that are struggling and may not survive. The article by Stan Luxenberg, On The ETF Death Watch, includes data and examples from my August ETF Deathwatch report as well as analysis... 

SmartMoney Talks with Ron Rowland About ETF Industry Growth

SmartMoney interviewed me for an article dated July 16, 2010 about the growth of the ETF industry and how the competitive landscape is changing.  Will Swarts’ article, “ETF Report Card: Bullishly Treading Water“, includes data from State Street Global Advisors and additional discussions... 

Barron’s Talks with Ron Rowland About MLPs

Barron’s interviewed me for an article dated Monday July 12, 2010 about master limited partnerships (MLPs) and exchange traded products focusing on them.  MLPs typically own the infrastructure used to transport and store natural gas, oil, and other fuels. Mike Hogan’s article, Energy Plays Worth... 

Barron’s Talks with Ron Rowland About Actively-Managed ETFs

Barron’s interviewed me for an article dated Monday April 12, 2010 about the growth of actively-managed ETFs.  Mike Hogan’s article, Passive Management Flashes an Aggressive Side (subscription required), includes additional insights from Scott Burns of Morningstar and David Rolfe of Wedgewood Partners. ... 

DailyFinance Catches up on the ETF Wars

Several weeks ago, Invest with an Edge brought you coverage over the escalating Commission Wars over ETFs being waged by two discount brokerage behemoths, Fidelity and Schwab.   It appears that other media outlets are starting to consider the possible far reaching impacts of a struggle between these... 

The San Francisco MoneyShow ETF Panel

Those of you that have known me a while are aware I have been speaking on the subject of ETFs and mutual funds at various national conferences since 1994. In fact, maybe we even met at one of the shows. I was recently invited to participate on the ETF Panel at the 2009 San Francisco Money Show, where... 

Barron’s Likes It

Barron’s like it.  We are referring of course to our weekly Invest With An Edge newsletter.  The Barron’s Market Watch column, which is currently edited by Anita Peltonen, has been highlighting editorial content from our various publications since 1991. Usually it is just a few paragraphs... 

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