Cheap, Smart-Beta ETF Plays for Market Ahead

  • Free webcast on Wednesday, March 2 at 2pm EST to discuss market outlook, potential opportunities multi-factor ETFs may present 
  • Goldman Sachs recently launched a group of “ActiveBeta” ETFs that track multi-factor indices
  • ActiveBeta ETFs have some of the lowest fees among smart beta ETF options

The shifting market environment suggests exchange traded fund investors should take a more disciplined approach to portfolio construction.

On the upcoming free webcast (2pm EST on March 2), Goldman Sachs Asset Management Market View With ActiveBeta ETFs, Candice Tse, Vice President of Strategic Advisory Solutions at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Andrew Alford, Managing Director of Quantitative Investment Strategies at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, and Mark Eicker, Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager at Sterling Global Strategies, discuss their market outlook and the potential opportunities that multi-factor ETFs may present investors ahead.

For instance, Goldman Sachs recently launched a group of “ActiveBeta” ETFs that track multi-factor indices, including the Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta International Equity ETF (NYSEarca: GSIE), Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF (NYSEarca: GSLC) and Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta Emerging Markets Equity ETF (NYSEarca: GEM).

The Goldman Sachs ETFs’ underlying indices implement multi-factor strategies through its patented ActiveBeta Portfolio Construction Methodology that provides exposure to factors commonly tied to a stock’s outperformance relative to market returns.