Week InReview: November 15, 2019

Is direct indexing coming for the ETF?

ETFs compete with just about everything, be it mutual funds, derivatives and even single security investing. Their newest competition is direct indexing, which means investing in a customized portfolio directly – bypassing the fund wrapper altogether.

On this week's "Trillions," Brian Langstraat, the CEO of Parametric, the largest direct indexing provider explains what direct indexing is, who it is for, what the benefits and drawbacks are and why it isn't the "ETF killer" some have called it. Morgan Barna of Bloomberg Intelligence joins the discussion as well.

— Bloomberg Business Podcast (running time 38:26)

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