- Smart beta, the marketing gimmick that is sweeping across the ETF space. And for good reason. Unable to kill smart beta, critics love to hate it
- When it comes to active portfolio management, most investors are giving up gains to fees. A bad deal for most investors
- Corporate inversions aren't the only way to get around the punishing U.S. tax code. Companies hold billions in offshore accounts. Unpatriotic or just smart business?
- Beneath the surface of a roaring stock market, most Americans are downright bummed out. Feeling a permanent drag on the economy
- Spoiler alert: Most of the 'good-cause' festivals touted as utopian havens of wonderment and joy are actually just big-money capitalist ventures. Entertainment disguised as alternative
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Jeff Benjamin breaks down the game for advisers and clients.
Smart beta, by any other name, is still smart
Plus: The performance-killing fees of active management, another type of corporate inversion, consumer confidence scraps the bottom, and look before you leap into the next good-will festival
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