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Passive peril: Is index ownership bad for businesses?

New research suggests that the rise of passive ownership could be undermining corporate activity.

Why investors should watch the weather

Early February brought freezing weather and equity markets began to shiver, before bouncing back as March saw the sun come out to play

A new passive approach to track earnings momentum

Will the Big Mo switch from price to earnings in 2018? A new ETF is betting on it

Can ETFs offer a Woodford alternative?

There are hundreds of great active UK equity income funds. Can ETFs give them a run for their money?

Are factors the key to being market neutral?

Can a passive approach help if you want to hedge your market bets?

Is gender an alpha generator?

The war of the genders has spilled over into passive investing

Like drugs? Try this new ETF for beaten-up biotech

Biotech share prices are down in the dumps; a new ETF may provide a timely entry point

Managed futures ETFs: reigning CTAs or dogs?

Commodity trading adviser funds have performed poorly of late. Can a new ETF do any better?

The Catalan factor in European bonds

Separatist uproar has rocked the Spanish bond market, affecting all investors in European fixed income

Japanese election time; time to vote passive?

Shinzo Abe wants to be voted back in; history says this is a buy signal for Japanese shares