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By Trevor Hunnicutt CHICAGO (Reuters) – A lot of exchange-traded funds are being provided without adequate quality assurance and might damage investors, fund manager Vanguard Group’s chief executive said on Wednesday. Nearly 290 ETFs have actually come to U.S. exchanges over the in 2014, up from 198 in the prior-year period, according to Morningstar Inc (O:-RRB- data. “The expansion has actually left hand,” Vanguard CEO William McNabb said in a speech at the Morningstar Financial investment Conference in Chicago. “I truly do worry about some of the new ideas that are out there. We’re not selling tooth paste here, or different-colored watchbands.” He did not call any funds that he considered bad investments. Vanguard, which handles $3.5 trillion in assets, will likely launch more ETFs, consisting of actively managed ones, once the business acquires regulative approval, McNabb stated. “We’re walking an extremely great line” in between building funds that will serve investors’ long-lasting needs and producing a lot of, he informed press reporters later on. Lead’s priorities likewise consist of minimizing the cost of its items, including financial-advice services and borrowing ideas from financial innovation business in Silicon Valley, he added. Lead’s Personal Consultant Solutions, which has human specialists and also offers investment advice online, has actually grown to $40 billion in possessions under management, up from $31 billion in December. At the conference McNabb also joined other asset supervisors, consisting of rival BlackRock Inc (N:-RRB- CEO Larry Fink, in stating that more consolidation was most likely in the industry, which is under pressure to both lower costs and improve fund efficiency. But McNabb said Lead was not interested in making any acquisitions. Disclaimer: Combination Media want to remind you that the data included in this site is not necessarily real-time nor accurate. All CFDs (stocks, indexes, futures) and Forex prices are not offered by exchanges but rather by market makers, therefore rates may not be accurate and might vary from the actual market price, indicating rates are indicative and not appropriate for trading functions. Therefore Combination Media does n`t bear any duty for any trading losses you might sustain as a result of utilizing this data. Combination Media or anyone involved with Fusion Media will not accept any liability for loss or damage as a result of dependence on the information consisting of information, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals consisted of within this site. Please be completely informed regarding the risks and costs associated with trading the monetary markets, it is one of the riskiest financial investment kinds possible.