Low-Volatility ETFs Outperform by Leslie N. Masonson
Are you looking for a less-risky approach to ETF investing that still captures the return of the S&P 500 index or better? Then consider low-volatility ETFs, which have performed better than expected. A number of high-quality, low-volatility ETFs have been available for at least eight years. Here, well review the top ETFs in this small slice of the ETF market.
Low volatility is considered one of the viable factors that can be accessed via smart beta ETFs. The other factors are quality, value, momentum, dividends, and high beta. Numerous academic and professional studies as well as white papers have evaluated the efficacy of these factors. The findings indicate that all of them can be used to enhance portfolio performance over specific time periods ...