November 15, 2012 at 09:00 AM EST
Inside FlexShares ETF Strategy: Value, Inflation, And Dividends
ETF issuers, both big and small, have taken great strides in democratizing the investing process, opening up the doors to previously hard-to-reach asset classes. The uncertain economic environment, at home and abroad, however, has promoted some issuers to hold off from launching new products, while others have taken the opportunity to tap into more strategic corners. FlexShares, operated by Chicago-based Northern Trust, is one such issuer which continues to debut versatile offerings that may appeal to long-term investors in any economic environment. Shundrawn Thomas, Managing Director and Global Head of the Exchange-Traded Funds Group at Northern Trust, recently took time to discuss the various themes unifying the FlexShares products as well as his firm’s vision moving forward [see Free Report: How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time]. ETF Database (ETFdb): How have you guys been so successful, especially in such a tough environment? Shundrawn Thomas (ST): Context is important. If we look back at 2005 there [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: October ETF Roundup: Launches, Filings And Closures This Week In ETFs: October 14th Edition FlexShares Launches Active Money Market ETF (With An Impressively Low Expense Ratio) Picking The Right Money Market ETF
ETF issuers, both big and small, have taken great strides in democratizing the investing process, opening up the doors to previously hard-to-reach asset classes. The uncertain economic environment, at home and abroad, however, has promoted some issuers to hold off from launching new products, while others have taken the opportunity to tap into more strategic corners. FlexShares, operated by Chicago-based Northern Trust, is one such issuer which continues to debut versatile offerings that may appeal to long-term investors in any economic environment. Shundrawn Thomas, Managing Director and Global Head of the Exchange-Traded Funds Group at Northern Trust, recently took time to discuss the various themes unifying the FlexShares products as well as his firm’s vision moving forward [see Free Report: How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time].  ETF Database (ETFdb): How have you guys been so successful, especially in such a tough environment? Shundrawn Thomas (ST): Context is important. If we look back at 2005 there [...]

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