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Sheaff Brock | active investment management vs passive investing through index funds

What Do Active Managers Do (That Index Funds Don’t)?

There are many people espousing the use of index funds, ETFs or other passive products, instead of using a firm like ours that provides active management of individual stocks (or like our sister company, Salzinger Sheaff Brock, that uses active management with a portfolio of ETFs and mutual funds), Sheaff Brock Managing Director Dave Gilreath reflected in an interview with our SheaffBriefs editor … It’s an old, old debate about which way to manage investments is better—you know, the active [...]

Salzinger Sheaff Brock | Mark Salzinger | Exchange-Traded Funds | investment strategy

The Anomalies and Advantages of Exchange-Traded Funds

Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs), often described as “baskets” of marketable securities, contain anywhere from 30 or 40 stocks to thousands, with the typical ETF containing companies numbering in the hundreds. Asked to compare owning ETFs to owning individual stocks, Sheaff Brock joint venture partner Mark Salzinger sees the “baskets” as a risk-reduction strategy, because with ETFs, investors are exposed to a broad range of companies. In fact, through ETFs, investors can gain exposure to “satellite” or niche positions, Salzinger adds—anything from [...]