Featured White Papers from FlexShares ETFs

FlexShares ETFs
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FlexShares® Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are designed to pursue specific investment goals across both passive and active strategies. FlexShares offers differentiated strategies that improve and simplify the investment process for the long-term investor.

The Case for Hedging Inflation: Reducing the Fear of Inflation with TIPS

March 03, 2017

Investors have used U.S. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) since 1997 to seek protection from the threat of inflation. However, attempting to target TIPS duration to match portfolio risk exposure can consume unanticipated time, effort, and fees. This white paper discusses two focused TIPS exchange traded fund strategies that seek near-constant duration exposures despite shifts in inflationary expectations and interest rates.

A Solutions-Oriented Fund Family

September 07, 2016

AdvisorPerspectives recently spoke with Shundrawn Thomas, Head of Funds and Managed Accounts for Northern Trust, about its FlexShares exchange traded funds business. FlexShares launched five years ago and today spans 24 funds. Find out about FlexShares portfolio construction process, what differentiates FlexShares from other factor-based ETF sponsors, and what’s behind its proprietary Flexible Indexing approach.

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