Ron’s 2016 ETF Ideas Featured In Forbes’ “Guru Picks”

I was named to the Forbes Investment Team about ten years ago, and they recently ask me to name a couple of my best ETF ideas for 2016.  I submitted Reality Shares DIVS ETF (DIVY) as my conservative pick and the iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (EWZ) as my aggressive choice.  Both were featured in Forbes’... 

Anchored Momentum

When I started developing a mutual fund selection and trading system in the mid-1980s, I wanted to own the funds that were going up and avoid the ones going down.  Therefore, I quickly gravitated toward price momentum as an indicator and selection tool.  One of the first things I noticed was that typical... 

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... 

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