Ben Johnson, CFA

Ben Johnson, CFA, is director of global ETF research at Morningstar Inc., Chicago, which tracks 620,000 investment offerings. Morningstar.com

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Hidden Trap in Trading Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)

With exchange-traded fund (ETF) trades now commission-free at most brokerage firms, they make even more sense than investing in traditional…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

New “Non-Transparent” ETFs Offer Top Managers

A new SEC rule has encouraged managers of top mutual funds to launch ETFs with similar portfolios. Are they worthwhile?

Mutual Funds & ETFs

ETFs That Boost Your Income

Not every income-oriented investor can commit to a 10-year investment. But if you can, there is a strategy that uses…