Another Examination of Low Volatility ETFs

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Among smart beta ETFs dedicated to individual investment factors, low volatility products have been popular with conservative investors based on the premise that emphasizing a low volatility strategy can help reduce a portfolio’s downside potential. The trade-off with ETFs such as the PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (NYSEArca: SPLV) is that these funds are [...]

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