Your Stealth ‘ESG’ Portfolio | ETF.com

While the headlines may have died down a tad, the pace of environmental, social and governance (ESG) product launches (and the volume of ESG-related email and chat questions I get) hasn’t. The last few years have shown that ETFs focused on ESG issues are here to stay. So how do you actually think about ESG factors in your portfolio? Finding The Data You may notice today a few tweaks in some of the ESG data we show here at ETF.com. MSCI just revamped its ESG methodology a touch, primarily by…

Digging Deep On Dividend Defense

[Join us for our “Has Volatility Met Its Match: A Case for Dividend Growth Investing,” webinar on Tuesday, March 19 at 2:00 p.m. ET.]   With apologies for that alliteration, I’ve been thinking a lot about return expectations lately. ETF.com Live! Has been full of questions about gold, derivative strategies, quality, sector rotation—all signs that folks are feeling nervous. Perhaps it’s the return of volatility last fall. Perhaps it’s the seemingly endless trade war and deficit discussions. Maybe it’s a coming election. But regardless of why you might be looking…