PowerShares Smart Beta Research Center
Understanding Smart Beta
Smart beta represents an alternative to traditional indexes that may outperform a benchmark, mitigate risk, or both. While smart beta indexes are still transparent and rules based, they offer investors exposure to alternative sources of return and may help diversify portfolios.
There are numerous methodologies in the smart beta universe, so it is important for investors to understand the differences. This site seeks to educate advisors on the various types of exposure that can be found in smart beta strategies and how they can be best implemented in a portfolio. View strategies View strategies