In 15 out of the 18 categories of domestic equity funds considered, S&P Dow Jones Indices finds the majority of actively managed funds underperformed their benchmarks during the year that ended June 30th.
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Experts continue the debate about actively managed funds in light of a publication from the CFA Institute Research Foundation which asks, ‘Is active management worth it?’
PIMCO says that rather than go with an all-actively managed target-date fund (TDF) or an all-passively managed TDF, a mix of the two makes sense—and that there is particular logic to assigning the fixed income portion of the portfolio to active management due to outperformance.
Investment experts remind retirement investors that international investments can help to diversify a portfolio
ProShares Launches ETF for Growing Pet Care Firms; HB&T Reveals Upcoming Sequence of Collective Investment Funds; and Salt Financial Files Registration for ETF That Pays Investors.
CIT-based solutions grew, while mutual fund-based solutions declined in 2018, according to Sway Research.
“There is no such thing as a passive glide path design, and this, as well as the many other active decisions that go into the creation and management of a TDF, can translate into meaningful differences in investment risks and results, even among passive TDFs,” observes Jake Gilliam at Charles Schwab.
In conversation with Jeff Kletti, head of investments at Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement and Trust, PLANADVISER gets an inside view of some emerging—and some familiar—defined contribution plan trends.