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ETF Research and Analysis

by Alex Bryan
IShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF IWF offers broad exposure to large- and mid-cap growth stocks. This well-diversified, low-turnover portfolio enjoys a considerable cost advantage over its actively managed counterparts. But   Read more 

Bull Case

Large-cap growth stocks tend to have more-attractive outlooks than their value counterparts and lower volatility than smaller-cap stocks.
The fund's broad reach helps diversify risk.
This fund offers a meaningful cost advantage over actively managed alternatives. Read more 

Bear Case

Value stocks have historically outperformed growth stocks over long time horizons.
High growth is necessary to justify the valuations of the fund's holdings. If growth falls short of expectations, these stocks may underperform.
There are cheaper index alternatives. Read more 

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