Strategic Beta has attracted growing attention over the past several year. During the global financial crisis, one such strategy outperformed the Standard & Poor’s 500® Index by nearly 13 percentage points over just eight months.
Nationwide ETFs deliver the benefits of ETFs while seeking to address the potential risks associated with market-cap weighted investments.
Many of today’s most popular ETFs track market capitalization-weighted indexes, and are weighted according to the market value of their outstanding shares. The result is portfolios that overweight specific securities – a strategy that may increase underperformance.
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