FocusShares Turns One Year Old
The FocusShares lineup of ETFs hit its one year milestone this week, marking the anniversary of the launch of 15 products focusing on U.S. equities. When FocusShares made its entrance 12 months ago, it marked the latest development in an ongoing “price war” in the ETF industry; many of the FocusShares ETFs launched as the cheapest options available for the exposure offered, and the availability commission free at one of the largest online brokerages gave investors another option for reducing overall fees. Twelve of the 15 FocusShares ETF posted positive returns in their first year of operations, led by the Morningstar Consumer Defensive Index ETF (FCD) with a gain of almost 17%. The Focus Morningstar Large Cap Index ETF (FLG) outperformed the S&P 500 by about 100 basis points in its first year [see also Under The Hood Of FocusShares: Q&A With Kris Wallace & Erik Liik]. Best Kept ETF [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: FocusShares Debuts 15 Low Cost ETFs March ETF Roundup: Launches, Filings, and Closures Trades In New FocusShares ETFs Busted FocusShares ETFs To Undercut Schwab, Vanguard In Search Of The Best Energy ETF
The FocusShares lineup of ETFs hit its one year milestone this week, marking the anniversary of the launch of 15 products focusing on U.S. equities. When FocusShares made its entrance 12 months ago, it marked the latest development in an ongoing “price war” in the ETF industry; many of the FocusShares ETFs launched as the cheapest options available for the exposure offered, and the availability commission free at one of the largest online brokerages gave investors another option for reducing overall fees. Twelve of the 15 FocusShares ETF posted positive returns in their first year of operations, led by the Morningstar Consumer Defensive Index ETF (FCD) with a gain of almost 17%. The Focus Morningstar Large Cap Index ETF (FLG) outperformed the S&P 500 by about 100 basis points in its first year [see also Under The Hood Of FocusShares: Q&A With Kris Wallace & Erik Liik].  Best Kept ETF [...]

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