FlexShares Debuts Emerging Markets ETF…With A Tilt (TLTE)
FlexShares, the Chicago-based ETF issuer that has seen assets surge over the past year, announced last week an expansion of its relatively narrow product lineup. The company is launching two additional ETFs that “tilt” exposure towards small cap and value stocks, adding funds targeting emerging markets and developed markets outside of the United States to round out the suite. The new ETFs include: FlexShares Morningstar Emerging Markets Factor Tilt Index Fund (TLTE) FlexShares Morningstar Developed Market ex-US Factor Tilt Index Fund (TLTD) Under The Hood The “factor tilt” mentioned in the names of these new ETFs refers to strategic shifts int he underlying portfolios towards small cap stocks and value stocks. Based on the theory that these factors have added incremental performance benefits over the long term, this strategy is designed to offer broad-based market exposure while shifting slightly towards corners of the market that may offer opportunities for superior [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: This Week In ETFs: September 30th Edition September ETF Roundup: Launches, Filings And Closures Ultimate Guide To VTI 101 ETF Lessons Every Financial Advisor Should Learn Hitchhiker’s Guide To The ETF Galaxy
FlexShares, the Chicago-based ETF issuer that has seen assets surge over the past year, announced last week an expansion of its relatively narrow product lineup. The company is launching two additional ETFs that “tilt” exposure towards small cap and value stocks, adding funds targeting emerging markets and developed markets outside of the United States to round out the suite. The new ETFs include:  FlexShares Morningstar Emerging Markets Factor Tilt Index Fund (TLTE)  FlexShares Morningstar Developed Market ex-US Factor Tilt Index Fund (TLTD) Under The Hood The “factor tilt” mentioned in the names of these new ETFs refers to strategic shifts int he underlying portfolios towards small cap stocks and value stocks. Based on the theory that these factors have added incremental performance benefits over the long term, this strategy is designed to offer broad-based market exposure while shifting slightly towards corners of the market that may offer opportunities for superior [...]

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