By David Schassler, Portfolio Manager for VanEck Global The VanEck Vectors® Municipal Allocation ETF (MAAX) tactically allocates among VanEck municipal bond ETFs based on interest rate and credit opportunities to seek capital appreciation plus tax-exempt income. It uses a data-driven, rules-based process that leverages technical and macroeconomic indicators to guide credit and duration exposure, seeking to avoid market [...]
With the Federal Reserve backing a looser monetary policy, bond ETF investors will have to contend with an eventual rise in inflation. Market measures of inflation expectations have increased in recent weeks after receding fears of a near-term recession and growing preferences for riskier assets, the Wall Street Journal reports. Based on the spread between [...]
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By Direxion Up, Up and Away! OVERVIEW Investors drove U.S. markets to new all-time highs thanks to progress on the U.S.-China trade deal, accommodative monetary policy and better than expected earnings. ETF investors made some risk-on moves last month as they allocated to non-U.S. equities. While we acknowledge that out-of-favor areas, such as small caps [...]
By Gary Gordon, ETF Expert The U.S. economy is appallingly dependent on the “wealth effect.” And the U.S. Federal Reserve knows it. Just how “easy” is the Fed’s monetary policy? The real Fed Funds Rate (FFR) is at -0.8% right now. The last time the inflation-adjusted FFR was down at -0.8% had been 8-9 months [...]
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By Gary Gordon, ETF Expert Many investors are aware that the current economic expansion is the longest in U.S. history. 10 years and six months. Some believe that the growth does not need to end. Ever. They quip, “Economic expansions don’t die of old age.” Others wonder if the business cycle will end soon. After [...]
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The ETF market is growing, and the rising tide lifts all boats—but not evenly.
Sounds a little dramatic, but it could be that whipsawing factor performance shakes things up in ETF land.
REIT ETF 'BBRE' gains steam.
The low-vol ETF topped the daily inflows list for Thursday, Nov. 14.
Here are all the U.S. ETF issuers and their daily asset flows.
Exchange traded funds are toted as a cheap and efficient investment vehicle that anyone can easily access. However, not many investors fully understand the elements that go into the total cost of ETF ownership.
SmartETFs Funds launched a new, actively managed transportation and technology ETF on Friday that invests in companies believed to benefit from the current revolution in transportation.
The SEC issued a notice of approval on Thursday for Fidelity, T. Rowe Price, Natixis’ active equity ETF models that would not be required to disclose portfolio holdings on a daily basis.
Global X recently expand its robust lineup of thematic ETFs in significant fashion with the addition of three new products. Included in that trio was the Global X Cybersecurity ETF (BUG).
Not surprisingly, low interest rates are compelling corporate borrowers to refinance old bonds and issue new debt. New issuance isn’t a negative, but it does remind investors that quality is imperative in the corporate bond market.
November 15, 2019--Columbia ETF Trust I has filed an application for exemptive relief with the SEC-ActiveSharesSM ETF.
November 15, 2019--AdvisorShares Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This post-effective Amendment No. 150 relates to the AdvisorShares Cornerstone Small Cap ETF, AdvisorShares Dorsey Wright ADR ETF, AdvisorShares Dorsey Wright Micro-Cap ETF, AdvisorShares Dorsey Wright Short ETF, AdvisorShares DoubleLine Value Equity ETF, AdvisorShares Focused Equity ETF, AdvisorShares FolioBeyond Smart Core Bond ETF, AdvisorShares Newfleet Multi-Sector Income ETF, AdvisorShares Pacific Asset Enhanced Floating Rate ETF,
November 15, 2019--Two Roads Shared Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statrement with the SEC for the
Anfield U.S. Equity Sector Rotation ETF
Anfield Tactical Fixed Income ETF
November 15, 2019--ETF Series Solutions has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
AAM Low Duration Preferred and Income Securities ETF
November 15, 2019-Innovator ETFs Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the
Innovator S&P 500 Buffer ETFTM- February, Innovator S&P 500 Power Buffer ETFTM-February and Innovator S&P 500 Ultra Buffer ETFTM-February.
Succinct investment outlook for each of the 11 Select Sector SPDR ETFs based on a fundamental analysis of the funds’ underlying constituents.
Succinct investment outlook for each of the 11 Select Sector SPDR ETFs based on a fundamental analysis of the funds’ underlying constituents.
Succinct investment outlook for each of the 11 Select Sector SPDR ETFs based on a fundamental analysis of the funds' underlying constituents.
The ETF Analyzer, Sector SPDR Edition for August 2019 is ready for download. This monthly publication has succinct one-page reports on each of the 11 Select Sector SPDR ETFs in three easy-to-read sections: Investment Summary, Fundamentals, and Composition. It helps investors: Evaluate the funds based on investment merit using fundamental data and analysis Compare the Sector SPDRs…
The ETF Analyzer, Sector SPDR Edition for July 2019 is ready for download. This monthly publication has succinct one-page reports on each of the 11 Select Sector SPDR ETFs in three easy-to-read sections: Investment Summary, Fundamentals, and Composition. It helps investors: Evaluate the funds based on investment merit using fundamental data and analysis Compare the Sector SPDRs…
News came yesterday that the SEC had approved four new filings for semi-transparent ETFs, the new active ETF structure with a semi-transparent portfolio that allows investment managers to keep their trading relatively discreet.
Defiance ETFs has launched The Defiance Next Gen Food and Agriculture ETF (NYSE: DIET), with an expense ratio of 0.30 per cent.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has granted preliminary exemptive relief to T Rowe Price to offer semi-transparent exchange-traded funds (ETFs), paving the way for the firm launch ETFs that employ its longstanding actively managed investment approach.
BNP Paribas Asset Management is to license the FTSE EPRA Nareit Developed Europe ex United Kingdom Green Index for its latest Exchange Traded Fund (ETF).
Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), a new ETF issuer at SIX, has launched three smart beta ETFs to access the Swiss market. Flow Traders is the market maker and providing the liquidity.
The market expected a ten bcf injection The withdrawal season has arrived and should show up in next week’s data Watch the weather for clues about price directions over the coming weeks The middle of November is the time of…
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On Monday, Organigram Holdings Inc. (OGI) lowered its revenue guidance for fiscal Q4 net revenues, further pushing the stock lower and leaving many to wonder: Has it finally hit bottom? OGI pulled in CA$24.8 million during its fiscal Q3, but…
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Silver broke its September lows this week, but thus far has found supportive action. Bullish sentiment continues to hover above the 50% level, with much bulls in silver than we have in gold. The drop below $16.90/oz on silver offered…
On Tuesday, November 12th, Cronos Group (CRON) reported third-quarter earnings for the period ending September 30th. The company sold over 3,000 kilograms of cannabis and posted revenues of $12.7 million, which represented a 238% increase in revenues from the same…
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Seasonality takes the price higher The injection season is ending The risk of a long position rises with the price of the energy commodity Natural gas is a volatile fuel in its physical form, and the price action in the…
Oliver Smith, portfolio manager at IG Smart Portfolios, has departed after three years with the online wealth manager, ETF Stream can reveal. Smith (pictured) has joined wealth manager Sandaire as an investment director. He told ETF Stream: “I am very pleased to have joined Sandaire, where I am excited by their ambition and commitment to offer clients an unparalleled investment offering. ...
ETF closures are a regular part of the ecosystem, however, with the number on the rise, investors must do their due diligence if they want to avoid the hassle of reacting to an issuer halting trading on a product. Issuers have been launching ETFs at a tremendous rate since the Global Financial Crisis in an attempt to capture the huge ...
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In May 2019, the securities and exchange commission (SEC) in the US gave the go-ahead for actively managed ETFs to not be required to publish daily portfolio holdings while still reaping the benefits of trading as an ETF. But active ETFs are not new so why is this such a monumental step for the industry? The transparency rule change is ...
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Adam Laird, Lyxor’s head of ETF strategy for northern Europe, is stepping down after three years with the French asset manager. Laird (pictured) revealed he has left to start a new business in 2020 that will “change the asset management industry” although no further details have been released. While at Lyxor, he oversaw the launch of the cheapest ETF in Europe, ...
BNP Paribas Asset Management has expanded its environmental, social and governance (ESG) offering with the launch of Europe’s first responsible real estate ETF. The BNP Paribas Easy FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Europe ex UK Green UCITS ETF (GREAL) has listed in Paris and Frankfurt with a fee of 0.40%. GREAL tracks the FTSE EPRA NAREIT Green index and offers investors exposure ...
JP Morgan’s 2019 ETF Symposium recently took place in New York City. Nate Geraci and ETF.com’s Dave Nadig sit down with JP Morgan’s Jillian DelSignore, Ben Mandel, Steve Kaplan, and Yasmin Dahya-Bilger to cover everything from their ETF business to long-term capital market assumptions to the use of artificial intelligence in investing.
ETF.com’s Dave Nadig explains the record flows into bond ETFs and discusses some of the biggest challenges in fixed income investing.
Brad Camden, Director of Fixed Income Strategy at Northern Trust Asset Management, explains high yield bonds and spotlights the FlexShares High Yield Value Scored Bond Index Fund (HYGV).
Innovation Shares’ Matt Markiewicz goes in-depth on cannabis stocks and spotlights The Cannabis ETF (THCX).
ETF.com’s Dave Nadig highlights the record flows into bond ETFs and discusses some of the biggest challenges in fixed income investing. Northern Trust’s Brad Camden talks high yield bonds, including the FlexShares High Yield Value Scored Bond Index Fund (HYGV). Innovation Shares’ Matt Markiewicz goes in-depth on cannabis stocks and The Cannabis ETF (THCX).
Episode #131: “If Next Year is Not a Recession, It’s Going to Feel Like It” Guest: David Rosenberg. David is Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc.’s Chief Economist and Strategist with a focus on providing a top-down perspective to the Firm’s investment process and Asset Mix Committee. Prior to joining Gluskin […]
Episode #130: “I Think in the Long Run (Cryptocurrencies) Are Going to Work” Guest: Eric Falkenstein. Eric was a TA for Hyman Minsky, which motivated him to be a macroeconomist. After grad school, he worked at KeyCorp bank in Cleveland, first as an economist, then he set up their […]
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Episode #129: Meb’s Take on Return Expectations, Portfolio Construction, and Practical Market Approaches
Episode #129: Meb’s Take on Return Expectations, Portfolio Construction, and Practical Market Approaches Guest: Episode #129 has no guest. It’s a “just Meb” show. Date Recorded: 11/12/18 Sponsor: EquityZen Run-Time: 1:06:34 To listen to Episode #129 on iTunes, click here To listen to Episode #129 on Stitcher, click here To listen to Episode […]
Episode #128: Claude Lamoureux, When You Have to Make A Decision, Always Make the One That Will Let You Sleep Better, Not Eat Better
Episode #128: When You Have to Make A Decision, Always Make the One That Will Let You Sleep Better, Not Eat Better Guest: Claude Lamoureux. Claude is an actuary by training, and from 1990 to 2007, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan. Prior to […]
Episode #127: Radio Show: Meb and Elon Musk Talk Shorting… Conflicting U.S. Valuation Indicators… and Listener Q&A
Episode #127: Radio Show: Meb and Elon Musk Talk Shorting… Conflicting U.S. Valuation Indicators… and Listener Q&A Guest: Episode #127 has no guest but is co-hosted by Jeff Remsburg. Date Recorded:10/22/18 Run-Time: 1:02:21 To listen to Episode #127 on iTunes, click here To listen to Episode #127 on Stitcher, click here To listen to Episode […]
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Episode #126: ‘Out-of-Favorness’ Is Appealing. The Difficult Part is Timing Guest: Karen Finerman. Karen began her career as a trader at First City Capital, a risk arbitrage fund. She later joined Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette where she became Lead Research Analyst for the Risk Arbitrage department. In 1992, she […]
Scott Nations joins the podcast to talk about how options trading has evolved over his career and to give an overview of his book, The History of the United States in Five Crashes. Topics discussed: Options trading pits – how they have evolved What it takes to be a good options trader Creating a
Dan Cupkovic, Director of Investments at Argi financial Group in Lousiville, KY talks to Phil about developing the BlackSwan index and why he set out to convert the SMA strategy into an ETF. They also discuss: The case for the SWAN index Lowering volatility while lowering correlation Where to use it in a portfolio
Phil talks to Alexandra Levis about marketing in the financial services industry and the challenges facing entrepreneurs. The topics include: What makes good marketing content The contrast between old and new financial companies How to disrupt the right way How to effectively get PR exposure Content generation and creating “micro moments” Millennial perspective
Behavioral investing author Daniel Crosby joins the podcast for a fascinating conversation with Phil that covers: Being yourself to grow confidence Writing the Behavioral Investor book Whether quant investing solves behavioral biases Irrationally taking risks in our everyday lives Brinker Innovation Lab & Tulip software
Phil is joined by Nicole Boyson, Professor of Finance at Northeastern University, to talk about her research about the asset management industry and best practices. The conversation includes: How Nicole keeps her finger on pulse of the industry as an academic Hedge Fund contagion & LTCM Nicole’s research on Hedge Fund activists Brokerage and