Active vs. Passive Portfolio Management

The supremacy of one school of thought over the other in the active versus passive investing arena is indeed a worthy debate. Both sides argue convincingly that their approach will generate better returns over time. But it can be confusing, even paralyzing, for...

ETF Basics

Since the first exchange-traded fund (ETF) was introduced to the market in 1993, exchange-traded products have seen tremendous growth. Today, there are more than 3,700 worldwide, with better than $1.4 trillion in assets invested. Growth continues at an amazing pace of...

How Do Restricted Stock Units Work?

Restricted stock units (RSUs)—a contractual right to receive company shares or an equivalent cash payment at some point in the future—are an increasingly popular form of equity award offered by companies of all shapes and sizes. Companies are shifting to RSUs because...