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ETFs: Saviors in Crises, Treated Like Pariahs

In the conclusion to our series addressing common misconceptions about ETFs and smart beta, we touch on the myth of ETFs causing systematic issues due to their illiquidity.

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When “Data Mining” Dates to the Eisenhower Administration

The third part of our four-part series addressing common misconceptions about ETFs and smart beta covers supposed data mining in smart beta.

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Defense Mechanisms: Calling Quarter-Century Trends a Fad
The second part of our series addressing common misconceptions about ETFs and smart beta discusses the myth that ETFs are a fad that creates herding, bubbles and dangerous systemic risks.
 
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Debunking Myths about Smart Beta and ETFs

In the first part of our series addressing common misconceptions about ETFs and smart beta, we discuss the supposed academic consensus that the only recourse for investors frustrated with active management is to turn to market capitalization-weighted index funds.

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