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Do actively managed bond strategies offer better risk protection than passively managed bond strategies in market downturns? Data from COVID-19 and the 2008 financial crisis say, “No.”
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Strategic beta ETFs have created a complex landscape for you to navigate. Using an illustrative tool can help you select the right strategic beta ETFs to integrate into your clients' portfolios.
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The appeal of low fees has driven an explosion of new bond ETF offerings, which enables investors to achieve similar exposures to individual bond portfolios—but with lower costs and more diversification.

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Why so much noise about the China A Share class? Compare China A shares against other ways to access the Chinese Securities Market.
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Municipal money market fund yields may at times experience increased volatility.
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ETFs can give an investor more control over the timing of their tax liabilities. It's one of the contributing factors to the growth of ETFs, particularly among advisors seeking to optimize their investors' long-term returns.
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If the first bout of market volatility in 2018 was a test of ETFs as an efficient investment vehicle and capital markets tool, we believe they passed this test.
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Perspective from Founder and Chairman Charles R. Schwab on the benefits of index-based strategies and the historical dynamics of the Schwab 1000 Index.
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Learn why it's critical to have a more complete perspective of the risks inherent in municipal money market funds.
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Perspective on the benefits of combining fundamental and market-cap indexing, and why Schwab believes now is a good time for fundamental indexing.
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D.J. Tierney, Managing Director, Client Portfolio Strategist, discusses trends in the ETF market, how to navigate the growing ETF landscape, and provides three key factors for evaluating strategic beta ETFs.